The Government of India’s Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has announced the Sugamy Bharat (Accessible India) mission while the Ministry of Rural Development supports technology interventions in Rural India.
The Venture Center has been actively building and supporting incubatee companies and programs to support this mission:
- For the elderly and disabled: Proactive Technical Orthopaedics (artificial limbs); Nayam Innovations (next generation intra ocular lenses); DeeDee Labs (Bionic arm)
- Rural development: Gram Oorja (Energy); BOPEEI (Energy); ShashwatOorja (Energy and waste); SSP (women entrepreneurship and rural retail); Villagineer (matching problems/needs and solutions for rural india)
- Affordable health care products: Jeevtronics (Defibrillator); Sofomo (ECG and other handheld); several other diagnostic and medical device products.