Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today launched the “AmritGrand Challenge Program” titled “जनCARE” to identify 75 Start-Up Innovations in Telemedicine, Digital Health, mHealth with BIG Data, AI, Block Chain and other technologies. The Minister said the launch of Grand Challenge coincides with the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav launched by the Prime Minister.
He said it is all the more imperative for Young Startups and entrepreneurs to come out with Innovative Ideas and Solutions for India’s healthcare challenges. He said, the 75 Best Chosen Startups will be an asset for India to lead the country in the next 25 years, during the celebrations of Centenary of India’s Independence.
Addressing an event in Delhi, Dr Singh pledged full support to Startups from ideation to deployment stage. He expressed satisfaction that there is a commitment from several industry, hospitals investors, incubators and other stakeholders for this Amrit Challenge, which will end by 31st December.
Dr Jitendra Singh said, India’s Bio-Economy is on way to achieve 150 billion dollar target to contribute effectively to Prime Minister’s vision of a 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024-25. Addressing the BIRAC’s 10th Biotech Innovators Meet in New Delhi, he said the Sunshine Biotech Sector will more than double from 70 billion dollar at present to 150 billion dollar by 2025.