S.No.Department NamePolicyDetails of support providedDetails
1Department of Agriculture & Farmers’ EmpowermentSAMRUDHI
Agriculture Policy: 2020
For encouraging agri-preneurs, the Department will align working of APICOL with the cluster-approach; particularly for horticulture products, allied activities like poultry, fishery and supply of inputs like seeds and manure, agri-entrepreneurs.
To promote agri- entrepreneurship at grassroots level, pilots will be created in tribal areas and for small and marginal farmers.
The Government of Odisha will promote entrepreneurship through women SHGs/SMEs for making locally produced compost/biomass or Trichoderma cultures.
2COMMERCE & TRANSPORT (TRANSPORT) DEPARTMENTOdisha Electric Vehicle Policy, 2021 EV policy to support innovation and startup manufacturing in EV domain with an objective to promote Innovation, prototyping, venture formation and facilitate Research & Development in the areas relating to Electric Vehicles & Battery.

3Industries DepartmentAEROSPACE AND DEFENCE MANUFACTURING POLICY 2018The Corpus of StartUp Capital infrastructure fund & seed fund of the Startup Policy 2016 shall be extended to Aerospace & defence manufacturing units to promote research & innovation through startups in the state.
4Science & Technology DepartmentBiotechnology Policy 2018Establishing Bio Incubation Center, Govt shall grant Bio-Innovation grant along lines of BIRAC big kind of grants.Conduct annual workshop “Catch Them Young” to attract Biotechnology innovators for Startups in Biotechnology.
5Electronics & Information Technology DepartmentIT policy 2022Development and expansion of IT infrastructure like IT Parks, IT Towers, hubs, incubation, and co-working space for Startups, and SMEs. Organizing tech camps for students, Grand Innovation Challenge through hackathon, and support boot camps for startups in consultation with MSME Department to avoid duplication
of such events.
6Science & Technology DepartmentGuidelines for Bio-Innovation Grant(BInG)As entrepreneurial support, BInG Partners will provide continuous mentoring support to the grantees, in genres like Technical Mentoring, IP Support, Legal Support,Networking and Outreach, Connect with Investors and any other assistance on case to case basis.
Logistics Policy 2022Encouraging innovation in the logistics sector, the Goverment shall keep provision for reserved office space / Plug- and-Play facilities in O-Hub, and upcoming IDCO Towers. The State shall propose a special Innovation Fund of INR 1 crore for supporting start-ups in Logistics (for the first two years). The State Logistics Cell shall be the custodian of the Fund, and allotment shall be done through competitive eligibility criteria.