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Tamil Nadu starts packages for green tech, rural impact, women-led startups

50% hike in grants for special-category startups; MentorTN portal to help budding startups reach out to established entrepreneurs, professionals and subject matter experts

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M K Stalin, Tamil Nadu Chief minister

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The Tamil Nadu state government introduced special packages on Friday to boost green tech, rural impact and women-led start-ups in the state. The initiative included funds earmarked for them under StartupTN’s flagship grant scheme, Tamil Nadu Startup Seed Grant Fund (TANSEED). It also announced a 50 per cent increase in grants for startups falling under special categories, taking the sum from the current Rs 10 lakh to Rs 15 lakh.

The packages, launched by Chief minister M K Stalin, are expected to boost the efforts of Tamil Nadu Startup and Innovation Mission (StartupTN). The grant will be made in three

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First Published: Dec 30 2022 | 4:38 PM IST

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