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Aug 05, 2018
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Govt asks Startups to come up with potential solutions for technological needs of defence establishments

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Defence Ministry has thrown up 11 challenges for startups to come up with potential solutions for technological needs of the defence establishment and said it will ensure their ideas and prototypes will get a market. They were part of the 'Defence India startup challenge' launched by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Bengaluru yesterday. The challenge is part of IDEX (Innovation for Defence Excellence) announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April.
Addressing the gathering, Mr. Sitharaman said there is a very vibrant atmosphere for startups in the country and urged them to come up with solutions, not just for the challenges posed, but for things they felt were relevant. She said, government will make sure that their ideas and prototypes get a market.
 
 

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