Smt. Ranjana Chopra,  IAS

Principal Secretary,
MSME Department

Md Sadique Alam,  IAS

Director of Industries

"Innovation only Survives when people believe in
their own ideas"

Odisha Youth Innovation Fund

Odisha Youth Innovation Fund was conceptualized in the Odisha State Youth Policy (OSYP) 2013 for promoting grassroot innovations and entrepreneurship among youth in the State. The overarching vision is to create a sustainable ecosystem for nurturing innovations that can aid in the socio economic growth of Odisha.


To help Odisha to become a creative and innovation friendly society and emerge as a national leader in sustainable technology. To ensure evolution and diffusion of grassroot innovations in mission mode to cater to the socio-economic and environmental needs of society. To provide institutional support to grassroot innovations & traditional knowledge practices thereby lending sustainability and self-sufficiency in operations.