The above-mentioned agencies are classified into three Groups for specific supports, and the Call for Application is particularly meant for Group 2.
o The proposer must be a DST or any other Government of India agency (like BIRAC, ICAR, Niti Ayog etc.)
o The proposer should be an incubator which is in operation for two years or more
o The proposer must have experience in managing incubators, accelerators in other parts of India.


o The proposed incubator should operate out of a Government owned space or space within a Government approved IT Park.
o Size of Incubator: Between 5000 to 25,000 sqft
o Percentage of Startup Incubatees: At least 70%
o Charges leviable by the incubation service provider on the startups: Maximum Rs.2500/month

Extent of Support

o Operational Assistance: Maximum of Rs 30/sqft/month
o Maximum period of Operational Assistance and Internet support: 5 years
o Promotional Support: All incubate will be eligible for KSUM schemes like Startup boxes, grants, seed funds cloud credits etc.
o Startup Mentoring supports as provided in the Clause 10.3 of IT Sub Policy 2017.


o The money will be disbursed in tranches in quarterly basis
o The successive tranches will be released only upon submission of the Utilisation Certificate of the previous tranche
o Every such facility / incubator supported will be closely monitored and the status report presented every year to Government as an integral part of the Startup Ecosystem Report

Forms to be submitted:

o Application along with signed undertaking
o Detailed Project Report including Financials
o Business Plan of the proposed incubator