The fourth edition of the coffee table book “Innovations for You,” featuring 75 outstanding Indian women entrepreneurs was released on Friday by the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of the NITI Aayog.
The Atal Incubation Centres (AICs) of AIM, NITI Aayog assist the 75 female entrepreneurs. “As the country celebrates the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav – 75th Year of Independence. Innovations for You series captures how startups in various sectors are innovating to create a sustainable future for the communities,” as per the official statement released.
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Three editions of the “Innovations For You” Coffee Table Book series have already been published. You can read the entire book here.
The NITI Aayog released a statement stating that the book captures success stories of start-ups sponsored through Atal Incubation Centres, Atal Community Innovation Centres, and Atal New India Challenges, three flagship programmes under the Atal Innovation Mission.
Every edition highlights the experiences of entrepreneurs engaged in various industries and is committed to developing fresh, innovative, disruptive goods, services, and solutions that can open the door to a sustainable future.
The healthcare industry was the emphasis of the first edition, followed by agriculture and its linked industries and transportation and mobility. Women run more than 850 of the 2900+ firms sponsored by AIM.
Dr. Chintan Vaishnav, the mission director at the Atal Innovation Mission, said, “We dedicate this book to all the women, who are and aspire to be future leaders of the nation.” In the next ten years, he added that nation’s working-age population would be the largest in terms of number in the world, and women’s participation in the workforce would be crucial in changing the country’s economic and social progress.
The event was attended by Anna Roy, Senior Adviser (DM & A), Charu Agarwal, Lead Project Her & Now, GIZ, Arpita Kalanuria, Founder Amplearth Packaging & Systems Pvt. Ltd., Sonal Agarwal Bali, CFO, Intello Labs and Meha Lahiri, Co-Founder, Recity.