About CIA

Centre for Innovation and Agripreneurship (CIA) is hosted at National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE). It provides a one-stop solution for creating successful ventures in agriculture & allied sectors. Our Agri Innovation Launchpad will empower to fulfil the dreams and create the next big thing in the agricultural sector for aspiring enthusiasts and entrepreneurs.

CIA navigates innovation from Ideation to full-scale commercialization, with our unique methodology, that gives a robust ecosystem from discovering ideas to delivering high-value proposition in a sustainable environment.

The centre’s main focus is to promote the development of innovative products of Start-ups, which cater to the most disruptive problems in the agricultural sector. It aims at creating more employment opportunities and wealth creation, thus adding to the inclusive growth of the country’s GDP.

We have nurtured Agricultural Community with high-value Capacity Building programs that trained about 72,136 professionals, out of which 28,757 have set up their enterprises. The centre aims at taking these agripreneurs to the next level by creating high impact ventures through the incubation centre.