Next Generation Incubation Scheme (NGIS) is STPI’s comprehensive incubation scheme which has a vision to drive the rise of India as a Software Product Nation so as to make India a global player in development, production and supply of Innovative, Efficient and Secure Software Products thus facilitating the growth across the entire spectrum of ICT sector as envisioned in the National Policy on Software Products (NPSP) – 2019.

CHUNAUTI - Challenge Hunt Under NGIS for Advanced Uninhibited Technology Intervention is a series of online Challenges under NGIS.


“CHUNAUTI 2.0” – Enabling WOMEN Entrepreneurs to Co-Author the Innovation Growth Story of India

Chunauti (Challenge Hunt Under NGIS for Advanced Uninhibited Technology Intervention) 2.0 is a continuation of the initiative under NGIS that was started in 2020 to encourage and support promising startups in their pursuit to become scalable and sustainable business enterprises.
STPI through CHUNAUTI 2.0 is looking to identify and support promising start-ups with a special focus on women-led start-ups working on innovative technology products & solutions in focus sectors like Education, Healthcare & Wellness, Financed, SaaS, E-commerce, Agriculture and Environment, and give them access to networks, connects, learning and resources that are needed to build scalable, profitable and global businesses.

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“CHUNAUTI 1.0” – NextGen Startup Challenge Contest

CHUNAUTI (Challenge Hunt Under NGIS for Advanced Uninhibited Technology Intervention) 1.0, calling on startups to find the products & solutions to address the issues/challenges faced during and post pandemic situation. CHUNAUTI 1.0 is looking to identify and support the solutions which can support Government, industries & public at large for their seamless operations and enabling them to face the varied difficulties& bottlenecks during and post pandemic situation.

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Knowledge Partners

Partners associated with NGIS in building a Strong Innovation-Led Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in India.



Pan-India mentor pool to support/nurture innovative ideas of Startups in terms of providing technical, business and strategic mentoring, etc.



Selected startups cutting across multiple domains.



Onboard Startups

Meet our startups which are solving critical problems and have shown exceptional innovation in their respective sectors.

Outreach Webinar for NGIS & CHUNAUTI 2.0 at Patna