Who are we ?

Atal Incubation Center is one of the flagship project of Atal Innovation Mission under the aegis of NITI Aayog, Government of India.

AIC-Mahamana Foundation for Innovation & Entrepreneurship-IM-BHU was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji in the University on 18/09/2018.

The Center aim to ignite ideas and Innovation, nurture them, provide test bed and incubate them, house and groom start-ups, help to build capacity and scale, provide mentorship, assist in getting resources – knowledge, human resource and seed-funding. The initiative aim to achieve the vision of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji, of a modern innovative India, committed to the economic progress and social well-being of every citizen across the length and breadth of the country and across all walks of life. Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) intends to form centers called Atal Incubation Centres (AICs) that would nurture innovative start-up businesses in their pursuit to become scalable and sustainable enterprises.

Atal Innovation Mission(AIM) is a pan India flagship programme to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, incentivizing the establishment and promotion of an ecosystem to support the same at various levels – higher secondary schools, science, engineering and higher academic institutions, and SME/MSME industry, corporate and NGO levels.

Banaras Hindu University has been chosen for the establishment of Atal Incubation Center in the university and is now going to be a part of this collaboration after multiple-stage evaluation process and hard work of our team. With the ocean of resources, galaxy of intellectuals and thousands of knowledgeable and innovative students, varsity will serve aspiring entrepreneurs in nurturing their ideas, provide test bed, and help build capacity and scale and assist in getting resources.

The major focus areas would be Agriculture and Allied Fields, Green Infrastructure, Public Health Care, Waste Management, Education, Technology, Finance and Water Management. The objective of Mahamana AIC shall be to enable sustainable social transformation which is in alignment with the vision of our founder, Malviya ji to offer new perspectives to young minds and nurture and facilitate their creative talent. The university with its long legacy of serving for the nation cause, is all set to add a new chapter on its history and welcomes all to come and be a part of the change.