SRINAGAR, SEPT 8: Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) has invited applications from startups to register under J&K Startup Policy.
In this regard, Director, JKEDI today convened a meeting of senior Faculty members of the Institute to accelerate the registration of Startups under the Jammu and Kashmir Startup Policy.
During the meeting, Director, JKEDI, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat emphasized on the crucial role that startups play in strengthening economic growth, creating employment opportunities, and advancing technological innovations.
He reiterated the Government’s unwavering commitment to create an enabling and sustainable environment for startups to flourish in J&K, thereby making significant contributions to the Union Territory’s socio-economic development.
JKEDI is the UT Nodal Agency for the implementation of the J&K Startup Policy. The policy offers a wide array of incentives and benefits to startups, including support in financial linkages, mentorship programs, and access to state-of-the-art infrastructure.
Some of the features of the policy are providing of Office Space, Monthly Allowance, Assistance for Product Research & Development/Marketing/Publicity, Energy Assistance, Patent Filing Cost Reimbursement, Tax benefits/ Exemptions, Public Procurement Self Certification of compliance under Labour Laws, Exposure visits and workshops for Start-ups Infrastructure Support in addition to others.
These measures are strategically designed to encourage local talent to transform innovative concepts into thriving businesses, ultimately fostering economic self-sufficiency in the region.
Startups looking to register under J&K Startup Policy can visit the website www.startupjk.com, where they can access registration details and additional information about the policy.
Moreover, startups can directly reach out to In Charge CIIBM, JKEDI, Vishal Ray, on 9419216208 and Imtiyaz Ahad Malla, Associate Project Manager, JKEDI, on 8825014846 or 01933-222267.
For inquiries via email, startups can use [email protected]. They are also welcome to visit the district offices of the Institute, besides regional campuses at Bari Brahmana, Jammu and Sempora Pampore. More information is available on the Institute’s official website, www.jkedi.org.