Dr. Ishita Ganguli Tripathy, Additional Development Commissioner (ADC), Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India visited KIIT – Technology Business Incubator (KIIT-TBI) on 11 th Aug 2022. She was accompanied by Mr. P.K. Gupta, Joint Director, MSME Development Institute, Cuttack and his team. Dr. Ishita took an exclusive tour of the incubation facilities at KIIT TBI and visited the food lab and materials testing lab. She also spent some time interacting with the incubatees and the start-ups and understood the overall activities and processes carried out in the incubation ecosystem.
CEO, KIIT-TBI, Dr. Mrutyunjay Suar presented a broad overview of the strength, success, learnings, strategies and the journey of last 12 years for which KIIT-TBI has been able to achieve the status of the leading technology business incubator in the country. Advisor, KIIT-TBI, Sh Samarendra Sahu gave a very insightful synopsis of the achievement in developing and furthering the cluster development initiative under the SFURTI scheme, which KIIT-TBI has been promoting as a Technical Agency.
On this occasion, Dr. Ishita also launched the e- Commerce Platform, developed by KII-TBI for providing a robust online marketing facility to the SFURTI clusters. This e-commerce platform is dedicated to enable the SFURTI players the much-needed boost they need for marketing their products in online mode. Dr Ishita, in the end, addressed the startups and the staff of KIIT-TBI and spoke high about the incubation set up as well as the able team that is making it happen.