Event Dates

30 - 31 August 2018
NIRD&PR, Hyderabad.

New Last date of registration 10th August, 2018.     New Selected applicants will be informed by Email and SMS on or before 15th August, 2018.

RISC is a forward thinking platform for budding ideas / solutions, rural innovators and start-ups to RISE. A two day conclave at NIRD&PR, Hyderabad in the memory of late Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam who encouraged and championed the cause of innovations / technology from rural for rural transformation.

About RISC 2018

Rural Innovators Start-up Conclave (RISC) will provide a launch field platform to a wide array of budding Ideas, rural innovators and aspirant startups to showcase their design idea/ innovations /technology/ pitch and talk about their innovation and get an opportunity for learning and mentoring support.

The RISC-2018 will bring together the most forward-thinking experts / scholars to unlock new potentials and provide guidance for upscaling and motivate for self sustainability. The event will be attended by representatives from Technical institutions, Government departments supporting incubation, Non-Government agencies and most importantly by the Business Developers, Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors and other players from entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Start-up Conclave for Rural Innovations is the first of its kind to nurture proven rural innovations and budding potential start-ups. The event will recognize the best design Idea / solution with Prototype or poster, Innovators and Start-ups for Acceleration.


A Corridor for Opportunities

  • Keynote speech and dynamic panelist;
  • Product showcase of different categories of Innovators and Technologies;
  • Sessions on Product Design, Innovative Packaging and Funding guidance;
  • Pep Talk by RISC-2017 awardees (Successful Entrepreneurs) ;
  • Platform for Display / Demonstration, Learnings and Recognition, ;
  • Pitching by innovators, start-ups, RIDe selected by Jury;
  • Network with Incubators, business support agencies and financial institutions;
RISC 2017 Report

Domain themes

RISC-2017 Awardees Pep Talk

Acivements so far

Hand full of Ideas for Rural Transformation

Opportunities for School childern / College students / Innovators / Technologists / Entrepreneurs / General public with right RURAL solutions to win network and get supported from India's premier institutions.

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Become a Change Maker

Join hand with us to make a chain of handholding network for rural mega mind innovators / technologist / solutions givers who are need of forward-thinker and giving a ray of hope for budding ideas of self sustaining generation.

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