During the programme, Modi hailed the initiative of as Assamese entrepreneur Hemendra Chandra Das, through video conference at DC, Kamrup (Metro) office today.
Hemendra Chandra Das heads the Start-Up company ‘Innotech Interactions Private Limited’ and is working on a technology to treat the water wasted while refining crude oil based on the electro-biochemical system.
It is for this technology that the company was the All-India winner of the Indo-Israel Innovative Challenge.
Earlier, Additional Director, Industries and Commerce, Majula Saikia Bhuyan held a briefing session with around 35 Start-Up entrepreneurs and explained the Assam Start-Up Policy aimed at encouraging young innovators.
They were made aware of the soon to opened state-owned Innovation Centre at Ambari, Guwahati which will give handholding support to the entrepreneurs.