Applications invited for National Entrepreneurship Awards 2019

Applications are invited for the National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA)- India’s biggest award in the field of entrepreneurship.

Applications for the awards opened on August 1, 2019, and it will close on September 10, 2019, and interested participants can apply online by visiting

The award is initiated by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, the government of India and is open for every young entrepreneur and entrepreneurial ecosystem builders from across India.

The purpose of this award is to catalyse a cultural shift in youth for entrepreneurship.


The Technology Incubation Centre of Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, has been appointed as the regional partner for the states of the Northeast in encouraging and identifying the deserving entrepreneurs from the region.

IIT Guwahati kick-started its NEA2019 promotions by organising an orientation program on Wednesday at Assam Start-up Hub ‘the Nest’, Ambari.

Winners from Northeast region in NEAS 2018 were also present in the programme to share their journey and experiences and motive the participants.

Similar programmes were also held simultaneously in Kokrajhar.

Interested participants can contact Programme coordinator, NEAS-2019, IIT Guwahati at 09954929222