NIDHI- PRAYAS Program is focused is to provide support/funding from idea to prototype to help –young and aspiring innovators. Innovators should use the PRAYAS grant, primarily to convert their ideas into prototype. The IP generated if any, should vest with the Innovator / Start up.
The priority areas for supporting innovations under the NIDHI PRAYAS program are manufacturing, agriculture, healthcare, clean-tech, energy, water and Internet of Things (IOT) and other technology areas.
Projects related to Pure Software development, Ecommerce, Service, App based solutions, Beyond prototype level, cannot be supported under NIDHI-PRAYAS.