Immersion Program

As a mandate by NABARD and also the vision of a-IDEA, ICAR-NAARM, in order to support the backbone of the country i.e. the farmers. We are initiated Immersion Program by engaging the FPOs, FPCs, Cooperative Societies, farmers and startups. It is a common platform to involve in business transactions.

Objectives of the Program

  • Solution to farmers/FPOs/FPCs through innovation by startups and financial support through agri fintech startups.

  • Farmers/FPOs/FPCs could get better prices or sell their produce directly to startups.

  • Farmers/ FPOs will be encouraged to go for value addition to enhance their income. Farmers/FPOs will get innovation support to enhance their produce through the invention of technology and advisory.

  • startups will get benefitted either by selling their product or service to farmers/FPOs or they can get supported by having the agricultural produce from farmers directly (removing middle-men).

  • FPOs, Farmers will get a web platform for showcasing their products and reporting their grievances, which will be easily accessible to startups incubated with us PAN India.

Startup, FPO/FPC & Farmer Immersion Programme organized by a-IDEA ,APART, ARIAS Society in Guwahati on March 3rd,2022.

Immersion Programme in Nalbari organized by a-IDEA Technology Business Incubator, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad and Nalbari Agri & Allied Processors Industry Association, on March 4th 2022

Immersion Programme organized a-IDEA, a Technology Business Incubator of ICAR- NAARM, Hyderabad and Agribusiness Incubation Centre, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam on 5th March,2022.

Location FPO’s Start-ups
Guwahati 12 15
Nalbari 11 (25+ Farmers attended) 8
Shillong 4 (50+ Farmers attended) 12

Immersion at Program Kurnool

Immersion Program at North East

Immersion Program oraganized with Sammunati

Immersion Program at Vijayawada

Immersion Program at Bangalore

Immersion Program at Madurai