Information Technology holds an important stature in the process of development and growth of a nation or a state, Government of Rajasthan is celebrating Rajasthan IT Day as a day-long event in Jaipur. The idea behind this is to support the IT sector and power the startups, working in this field, with the backing of investors and mentors.
The Government of Rajasthan has partnered with InnoFest to make this phenomenal event happen on March 21, 2016. This day will see a plethora of startups as they interact with a panel of investors, venture capitalists and mentors and present their idea in front of them. It is also an amazing opportunity for students to learn and grasp the art of business and entrepreneurship from the best in the field. The highlights of Rajasthan IT Day are as follows:
- Expo Zone – This will showcase innovative products from across India, that includes Robotics workshops.
- Hands-on Gesture Hardware Workshop with Balaji Lakshmanan. Click here to register.
- Panel Discussions on the topics:
Crowdfunding – The How, What & Why?
Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Student Entrepreneurs Track
- iKen Workshop – If you are an early stage entrepreneur or if you want to startup within the next year or two, the iKen session during Rajasthan IT Day 2016 is for you. Register here for the iken workshop.
Apart from these, the much talked-about platform that will be provided to the curated startups to pitch their ideas to a panel of Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists. This is an amazing opportunity for IT startups working in any field such as healthcare, banking, education, e-commerce et al.
Rajasthan IT Day will see some big names from the startup ecosystem as key speakers who will share their stories and help the young entrepreneurs with various issues that startups face. Some of these names are – Sharam Sharma (iSPIRIT), Anu Acharya (MapMyGenome), Varun Sheth (Ketto), Nidhi Agarwal Kashyap (Kaaryah Lifestyle Solutions), Manjula Sridhar (Aujas Network), Shreyans Jain (Under 25 Club) and many more!
This is a big step keeping in mind the Startup India, Standup India and Digital India Programs. As we all remember, in the current financial year, Government of Rajasthan had promised to mobilise Rs 500 crore for startups as a part of the Rajasthan Startup Policy. Not only this, Government of India has also set out Rs 100 billion for startups to encourage young entrepreneurs and help the Indian economy as well as the Employment scenario improve.
Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, will be inaugurating the festival. Her government is keen to uplift the IT sector and is willing to make Rajasthan the next hub for technological innovation in India.
To know more about the event, click here.
To register for the event, visit – http://itday.rajasthan.gov.in