On 16th August, 2021, a MoU has been signed in between Directorate of Information Technology (DIT), Govt. of Tripura and National Institute of Technology (NIT), Agartala for implementation of New Age Incubation Network (NGIN) Scheme.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Dr. Naresh Babu, IFS, Director, DIT, Govt. of Tripura, Prof. H.K Sharma, Director, NIT, Agartala, Shri. Suprakash Jamatia, Jt. Director, DIT, Govt. of Tripura and Shri Suman Deb, Asstt. Professor, NIT, Agartala, Tripura.
NGIN scheme is to create an ecosystem that promotes innovation in educational institutes by setting up startup incubators and financially support student projects besides giving additional handholding projects.
And also, to encourage students, research scholars and alumni to share their ideas to solve chosen problems.
Initially the scheme shall cover Technical Degree Colleges (both Government and private) and subsequently Polytechnic Institute & Govt. General Degree Colleges will be covered later on.