CIIE at IIM Ahmedabad call for proposals for the Water Accelerator program

The Water Accelerator program is India's first accelerator for water start-ups.  

Focus sectors:

  • Treatment & Purification
  • Supply and Sanitation
  • Irrigation
  • IT Enabled Water Management
  • Monitoring and evaluation

What the program offers:

  • Pilot with Rajasthan Government: Best startups may get an immediate pilot and implementation support through the Government of Rajasthan 
  • Pilot funding upto 15 Lakhs: Winners may get pilot finding upto 15 lakhs to deply and run their solutions in the field

  • Selection by partners to run their new business ventures: Most promising individuals who apply without an existing company / technology may be chosen by accelerator partners to run their in-house new ventures
  • Mentoring by highly experienced sector experts: Teams will be mentored and supported by the most experienced sector experts from within the industry, public sector, government and acdemia

  • Access to deep industry and government networks: All teams will be plugged into a deep rooted network of industry practitioners, private and government sector management and technical gurus that will help brainstorm and refine their offerings

Who can apply: 

  • A team/individual with a new technology
  • A product-ready early stage startup
  • A not-for-profit wanting to create a sustainable model
  • An early stage startup with a prototype
  • An aspiring enterpreneur passionate about water

Apply here by 26 July 2015

For more details contact:,

Mobile: Nishesh +91 - 9741999255, Mudit +91 - 9999987980

Twitter: @ciieinda

Facebook: Water Accelerator

Partners: Asian Development Bank, Arghyam Foundation and Livpure along with other reputed brands. The World Bank's Water and Sanitation Program is the knowledge partner.

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Post By: Swati Bansal