About AGNIi

Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations or AGNIi is a national initiative under the guidance and support of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India.It aims to support the ongoing efforts to boost the innovation ecosystem in the country by connecting innovators across industry, individuals and the grassroots to the market and helping commercialize their innovative solutions thereby helping propel India into a new era of inclusive economic growth.

AGNIi provides a platform for innovators to scale up their market ready products by creating pathways for licensing, technology transfer and market access. Further, AGNIi collaborates closely with other stakeholders in the innovation ecosystem to support and augment their innovation and technology commercialisation initiatives. However, AGNIi is not a funding agency and does not provide direct financial support to innovators.

Our Mission

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.

Key Stakeholders

Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Cabinet Secretary of India

Mr. Pradeep Kumar Sinha was appointed the Cabinet Secretary of India on May 29, 2015 by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).

Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan
Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India

Professor K. VijayRaghavan is the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and previously served as the Secretary of Department of

Arabinda Mitra
Scientific Secretary, Office of Principal Scientific Adviser

Dr. Mitra was appointed as the Scientific Secretary in the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

Deepak Bagla
Managing Director & CEO, Invest India

Shri Deepak Bagla has a professional career of over three decades, starting with the World Bank in Washington DC.




Identify and provide commercialization support to market-ready indigenous innovations


Collaborate with existing innovation programs


Support to government laboratories for commercialization of their market ready inventions


Capacity building of scientists, innovators and technology transfer offices


Bridging the gap between industry and academia

Meet the Team

Vinay Jain

Assistant Vice President

Himanshu Malik

Assistant Vice President

Ananya Chandra

Assistant Vice President

Sidharth Choudhary

Senior Manager

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