PANAJI: The State government on Monday disbursed the amounts of ₹ 51.98 lakhs for Startups under various schemes.
The Goa Startup Policy was introduced in the year 2017. The same policy was revamped and launched as the Goa Startup policy 2021. As per the policy, the Startup – IT Promotion Cell (SITPC) reports to the duly constituted Empowered Committee (EC) and oversees the implementation of both the Startup Policy 2021 and IT Policy 2018 besides approving grants for the disbursement of incentives to the Startups.
Based on the above policy, 38 applications were scrutinised under Startup Policy 2021 and 1 application under Goa IT Policy 2018.
Out of the 38 applications, 32 applications from 6 startups were received for the salary reimbursement scheme and 6 applications from 5 startups were received for the Reimbursement of Expenses for Startups Operating from Leased/ Privately Owned Premises Scheme.
Apart from the above, one application received under the Goa IT Policy 2018 was for the Land/Built Up Area Rebate Scheme.
The approval for incentive disbursement for all the above applications was sought under the Empowered Committee held on 29th August 2022 at 11.00 am at Conference Hall, 3rd Floor, Paryatan Bhavan, Panaji, Goa.
The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister in the presence of Minister IT, Chairperson (ITG) and other dignitaries/members of the committee.
The summary of all the amounts disbursed for the IT company/Startups are as follows:
The Government appreciated the work of the school Dr. K B Hedgewar Vidyamandir,
Karapur Tisk, Sakhali Goa including the Headmaster Shri. Sadanand Mishal and the teacher
Smt. Milan Patil for encouraging the students to explore the opportunities in the field of
robotics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, etc. through the Robotics lab which is fully
equipped with STEM materials such as Arduino kits, robo kits, 3D printers, STEM toys kits,
e-tablets and many more.
The session concluded by felicitating Master Viraj Vishwanath Marathe and Miss Janhvee
Dattaguru Joshi of the above school for developing the AgeCare App for dementia patients and their caregivers. Additionally, Master Vignesh Shetye, also a student of the same school, was appreciated for developing a Fault finding device for electrical lines.
The summary of all the amount disbursed for the IT company/Startups are as follows:
Genora Infotech Pvt. Ltd Salary Reimbursement (₹
13,67,905), Infipre IT Services OPC Pvt.
Ltd (₹10,17,560), Planqube Technologies Pvt
Ltd (₹ 4,19,769), Uzoorba Technologies Llp (₹4,52,413),
Coppercodes Salary Reimbursement (₹1,16,088), Gubblebums Media LLP (₹ 2,36,120), Coin Medix Pvt Ltd
(₹ 79,353), Inovativa Waste Aid And Management (₹
1,03,840), Yorokobi Technologies Private
Limited (₹1,00,000), Fabcoders Retail Software
Private Limited (₹ 2,95,820), Sapna Technologies