Outreach Webinar of NGIS & CHUNAUTI – Mohali

Outreach Webinar of NGIS & CHUNAUTI – Mohali

2020thu20aug3:00 pmthu4:15 pmOutreach Webinar of NGIS & CHUNAUTI – Mohali3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

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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.

NGIS has a vision to promote & support innovative start-ups working towards software product development (including embedded electronics) through a synergized pan-India approach. NGIS has been launched from 12 Tier-II locations across India viz. Agartala, Bhilai, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Guwahati, Jaipur, Lucknow, Prayagraj, Mohali, Patna & Vijayawada for supporting startups across India.

NextGen Start-up Challenge Contest (CHUNAUTI – Challenge Hunt Under NGIS for Advanced Uninhibited Technology Intervention) is a series of online under NGIS.

CHUNAUTI 5.0, the call for application, is looking to identify and support promising startups working towards building products/solutions in Emerging Tech.

Speakers & Host


Dr. Omkar Rai
Director General | Software Technology Parks of India , Delhi , India


Dr. Omkar Rai is Director General, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) which is the premier government organization working for the promotion of IT/ITES/ESDM industry in India. Dr. Rai has contributed immensely in repositioning STPI with focus on Innovation and dispersal of IT/ESDM industry beyond metros. He brings over 25 years of experience in IT/ESDM sector having unique distinction of working very closely with government and IT/ESDM industry. He has been instrumental in formulating an appropriate interface among Industry, Academia and IT/ESDM Industry. He is working for the formulation of Incubation program and Centres of Excellence (CoEs) for IT/ESDM sector to promote startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and software product creation in the country.

Shri Rajneesh Agrawal
Director, STPI-Noida

Rajneesh Agrawal is Director, STPI, Noida. Prior to joining of STPI, he served the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for about 21 years in various capacities. He has immense experience of more than 27 years in working in various sectors including academic, media, and IT/ESDM. Rajneesh Agrawal is the one who has initiated the setting-up of an Electropreneur Park for promotion of startups in ESDM sector in association with Delhi University and IESA.

Shri Ajay P. Shrivastava
Scientist-F & OIC, STPI-Mohali

Mr. Ajay P. Shrivastava has done his Engineering in Electronics in the year 1995 from Pt. Ravi Shankar University, Raipur (C.G. state) & M.S. from BITS, Pilani (Rajasthan). Worked for 2 years in the System house of Siemens as a programmer in the area of Industrial Automation Division. In 1998, Joined as a Assistant Director in Software Technology Parks of India, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Govt. of India. In sequence to continued support to the Startups of IT industry, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) soft launched NEURON, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Data Analytics (Big Data), Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and Audio Visual Gaming (AVG) and also launched Open Challenge at STPI Incubation Centre, Mohali in association with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of Punjab, Indian School of Business (ISB), IKG Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU), IIT Ropar, TiE Chandigarh and Chandigarh Angel Network.

His area of expertise is IP Networking with Global routing, Network Security, Data Center, Open Source Product Development, Ubiquitous Computing & Mentoring young entrepreneur in the field of Information Technology.

Shri Sameer Jain
Chief Mentor, NGIS-Mohali, Founder & CEO, Net Solutions

Mr. Sameer Jain is graduated from NIT, Kurukshetra and has over 20 years of professional experience in technology services sector. His company Net Solutions serves businesses across 6 continents. A company that builds omni-channel digital experiences by converging technologies like Web, Mobile, Social, Cloud and IoT. Net Solutions works with startups and enterprise clients globally and is recognized as one of the top technology services company from India. Mr. Sameer is also an active angel investor and one of the founding members of Chandigarh Angels Network. He has led many software teams involved in building software products in the consumer Internet, financial, retail and healthcare domains. He has won many awards, including Entrepreneur of the Year from Software Technology Parks of India. Net Solutions has also been featured in magazines and journals of international repute, including Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and Inc magazines. At present, he is the President of TiE, Chandigarh, Co-Chair for the Chandigarh chapter of NASSCOM, a member of NASSCOM’s National SME Council as well as a member of CII’s National Committees on IT & ITeS. He was also the past President of TiE Chandigarh Focus Areas/Sectors of Expertise Product Design and UI, UX Expertise.

Shri Hirdesh Madan
Mentor, NGIS-Mohali & President, TiE, Chandigarh

Hirdesh Madan is a serial entrepreneur and educationist with 22 years experience.
He has confounded Bullseye (Test prep- CAT-MBA, Law-CLAT..), MindTree Schools ( Six campuses across Punjab, Haryana and Himachal ) and “hitbullseye “ – leading portal in edtech space. hitbullseye is among top 3 portals in india in education space ( as per Alexa, an Amazon co.)and is used by 90 lakh+ students annually. Hirdesh Madan is president of TiE- Chandigarh chapter.





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