The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has launched a call for startup applications for registration on MAARG Portal, the national mentorship platform by Startup India. To further boost the Indian startup ecosystem, which is currently ranked third globally, Startup India is focused on catalysing the startup culture and building a strong and inclusive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India.
In this context, the MAARG portal – Mentorship, Advisory, Assistance, Resilience and Growth, is a one stop platform to facilitate mentorship for startups across diverse sectors, functions, stages, geographies, and backgrounds. Following are the objectives of the Marg portal –
- Providing sector focused guidance, seeding support and support to startups throughout their life cycle.
- Establish a formal and structured platform that facilitates intelligent matchmaking between mentors and their respective mentors.
- Facilitating efficient and expert mentorship for startups and building a result-oriented system that enables real-time tracking of mentor-mentee collaborations.