Port Blair, Feb 21: The Youth Wing of Andaman Chamber of Commerce & Industry in collaboration with Industries Department conducts Startup Boot Camp PITCH 2021 on fostering innovation and entrepreneurship among the students involving all the Higher education institutes viz. Colleges of A&N Islands as well as Senior Secondary Classes of Schools to bring out ideas and innovations amongst the youth. The Government of India has started various competitions like Atal New India Challenges, Smart India Hackathon and various Startup events to encourage innovations and competitions at School and College level.

PITCH-2021 is aimed at fostering entrepreneurship in the youth of these islands, so as to empower themselves to create and build their own opportunities.  As per the schedule, registrations for the event has been called for from all the Colleges and Schools of A&N Islands, the closing date is 28th February, 20201. 

Registration to be done as individuals or team (not more than four members). The registration to be submitted with a brief of their project which should be a viable business model for these islands. The presentation/models should be submitted either to the ACCI Office in person or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 28th February 2021. Students can register online in this link https://forms.gle/aZGVqrHchRPUudP39

After preliminary scrutiny by ACCI, a Jury of members from various fields will select the best projects/models/business ideas and will be felicitated with Certificates and cash awards during the valedictory function of the event which will be hosted by Industries Department and ACCI, clubbed with a workshop on awareness of Startup scheme. The selected business models will be assisted by ACCI to link with potential Investors. For any clarification in this regard, one can contact Shri Vikas Lall Ph.9933282164/ Ms. Zeenath Jadwet Ph.9434272666/AD (Tech) Industries Department Ph.9679552024.