AGNIi – Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations – is a programme of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, and a Mission under the Prime Minister's Science, Technology, and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC). AGNIi is executed at Invest India, India's National Investment Promotion Agency, which houses our professional team.
AGNIi helps commercialise Indian technological innovation. We convene India's finest technologists and their deployment-ready technologies – from startups and laboratories – with top technology users from Indian and global enterprise, government, and non-profit sector. We help those who have technology, deliver it where it is needed. We help those who need technology, find it.
Our core mission is to support and augment initiatives undertaken by multiple stakeholders driving India’s innovation goals and help connect owners of innovative and new-frontier solutions with the market.
He is the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and previously served as the Secretary of Department of Biotechnology (DBT).
He was appointed as the Scientific Secretary in the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India
He is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of 1986 batch, was appointed as Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in New Delhi.
Scientific Secretary, Office of PSA
MD and CEO, Invest India
Scientist ‘G’, DST
NCL Venture Centre
Director, Board of Kirloskar Brothers Ltd.
IKP Knowledge Park
Mission Director, GCI, DBT-BMGF-Welcome Trust
MD, Sequoia Capital India
Tata Trusts & MD, Social Alpha
Scientist ‘F’, Office of PSA
VP - AGNIi, Invest India
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