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Two Startups of Uttarakhand got National Award

  • 18 Jan 2023
  • 2 min read

Why In News?

  • According to information received from the media on January 16, 2023, two startups from Uttarakhand were awarded the National Award by Union Minister Piyush Goyal on National Startup Day in Delhi.

Key points

  • Union Minister Piyush Goyal has presented the National Startup Award to Digantara Aerospace and Indigenous Energy Startup Company for their outstanding work.
  • It is known that in the year 2018, Rahul Rawat and Anirudh Sharma decided to build a startup on the idea of monitoring space weather. To turn his idea into a business, Digantara created an aerospace startup company.
  • In June 2022 last year, Digantara Aero Space launched a satellite in collaboration with ISRO to monitor space weather. This satellite will give information about the changes in radiation in space.
  • Rahul Rawat, co-founder and chief operating officer of Digantara Aerospace Company, said that just as weather changes are being reported on earth, similarly the weather is changing due to radiation in space. A satellite has been prepared, which can get accurate information about weather changes in space.
  • Professor of Electric Energy. Yogesh Sharma said that the indigenous energy startup is working to make electric batteries. In the coming time, the prevalence of electric vehicles is increasing rapidly. Indigenous Energy has developed a technique to increase battery storage.
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