Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE


Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs



The Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC program is national initiative to promote research & innovation and increase competitiveness of Indian startups and MSMEs.

The objective of Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC program is to proactively collaborate with esteemed Ministries and the associated industries to catalyse research, innovation and facilitate innovative solutions to sectoral problems. The objective is also to provide a steady stream of innovative products & solutions where the Central Government Ministries / Departments will become the potential first buyers.

The Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC program is in line with the Honourable Prime Minister’s mandate of “Make in India”, “Startup India”, “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” to fast track the growth of the Indian MSME sector.

Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC Challenge Statements

  • Propulsion - Green propellants, Electric propulsion, advanced air-breathing
  • Geo spatial information - Geo-spatial information using ML /AI useful in crop monitoring, weather forecasting and program evaluations.
  • Robotics/AR/VR - Application of robotics, AR / VR techniques supporting space exploration, outer space monitoring.
  • AI based predictive models - AI based Predictive Maintenance of Plant Machinery
  • Auto Stabilizer system - Design & Development of latest technology Auto stabiliser system as Form, Fit & Function (FFF) replacement of existing Auto stabiliser system
  • Communication Modem - Wide band HD data communication modem with 4G Automatic link establishment data throughputs of the order of 120 kbps
  • Waste to wealth - Waste to wealth - in food processing. Effective utilization of commercial food processing industry waste streams.
  • Alternative food packaging materials - Development of alternative food packaging materials, against the use of single use plastics; materials from food waste and bio-sources.
  • Machinery for indigenous food products - Development of machinery for indigenous food products. Optimized processing conditions and machinery for bulk production of native Indian product.
  • Health Data analytics - Use of data analytics to identify early breakout of epidemics based on the historic Curve and data.
  • AI solutions - AI based solutions for Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) surveillance.
  • Healthcare monitoring - Monitoring the logistics of cold chain in immunization program.
  • Project Water - Water pressure sensing systems to monitor leakage, illegal activity and help manage planned pressure in water supply lines.
  • Project Clean Air – Development of Smart technology to reduce pollution through construction dust by at least 25%.
  • Project Move - Development of usable smart technology to create a real time mobility decision support system for Indian cities.


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