Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today decided to organise 'Startup Enclave' here to boost confidence of budding entrepreneurs in the state.

A proposal to this effect was taken in a high level meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary A P Padhi. "It was decided to organize the event for two days on November 28 and 29," said L N Gupta, Secretary of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises department.

Padhi has advised to make the conclave focused and outcome oriented. "Encourage more number of budding Odia entrepreneurs from various sectors in this conclave," Padhi said in the meeting.

Gupta said that the conclave would be organized in collaboration with the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, TiE, Bhubaneswar and TiE Silcon Valley. Department of MS&ME would be the Nodal Department, he said.

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The objectives of the event would be to motivate the youth towards entrepreneurship, showcase the startup ecosystem in Odisha and attract more startups to start their venture in the state, Gupta said, adding "it was also decided to organize Idea Competition among innovative youths in the event."