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We are thrilled to share that Meghalaya has secured the title of “Top Performer in developing a strong startup ecosystem” for the second consecutive year in the States Startup Ranking 2022 by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India. This achievement is a testament to the collaborative efforts of Meghalaya’s dynamic entrepreneurial community, with PRIME contributing significantly to this shared success. PRIME is honoured to play a role in fostering innovation through initiatives like incubation, pre-incubation, convergence, and strategic funding. This win reflects the dedication and spirit of all stakeholders involved. We look forward to continuing this collaborative journey, propelling Meghalaya’s startup ecosystem to greater heights.


Welcome to PRIME – Promotion and Incubation of Market Driven Enterprises. Launched in 2019 by the Government of Meghalaya, PRIME is dedicated to uplifting and promoting entrepreneurs across the state. Our comprehensive programs offer incubation, mentorship, training, funding access, and networking opportunities. We provide the tools and support needed for entrepreneurs to flourish in today’s competitive market landscape. With a focus on market-driven enterprises, PRIME aims to foster sustainable businesses that contribute to Meghalaya’s growth.

“I am very confident that our strategy will find resonance and support from the citizens of Meghalaya. To support the strategy’s implementation, we will follow a collaborative approach between the state government and its different departments along with private sector organizations.”


Want to start a new business? Have a business idea? Want to explore whether entrepreneurship is an option for you? Looking for funding for your business?


Take your innovative startup or business idea to the next level with PRIME. Apply for Chief Minister’s E-Champion Challenge and secure a place in the Top-50 entrepreneurs of the state. The intensive 9-month program will provide you dedicated mentoring by industry experts, free legal and marketing services, market & funding connections, free workspace and more.


As you take the initial steps of your entrepreneurial journey, let PRIME Pre-Incubation help you scale up and expand your business. PRIME Pre-Incubation is an ongoing program that equips you with all the entrepreneurship knowledge and skills required through regular training, workshops, and mentorship sessions

Rural PRIME Support

PRIME’s support staff located in 29 blocks of the state brings direct support to rural entrepreneurs and farmers. The Rural PRIME Hubs are one-stop-shops to help you with your business plans, market connections as well as access to various government schemes and initiatives. These physical workspaces will give you access to various food and agro-processing machinery to manufacture your products.

Funding & Schemes

PRIME offers you a large range of funding options to start and scale up your business. The dedicated PRIME ID Entrepreneurship Funding has components covering almost all types of businesses and entrepreneurs in Meghalaya. Ranging from a Kickstart Grant for development of innovative new products and services to interest-free loans for entrepreneurs that want to scale up their businesses.

Co-Working Space

The two dedicated PRIME Startup Hubs in JN Stadium, Shillong and Food Crafts Institute (FCI), Tura are co-working spaces, where entrepreneurs can work on their ideas and businesses. Apply for your very own office-space, enjoy the vibrant atmosphere among like-minded entrepreneurs, and attend various workshops and training sessions.

Knowledge Portal

The Knowledge Portal offers you a comprehensive collection of information and knowledge related to entrepreneurship covering all the Government Departments in Meghalaya and the centre. You can find information about training, schemes, grants, loans but also readymade business plans customized for Meghalaya on this portal. You can choose the most relevant offering from the bunch.

Student Engagement

If you are managing or teaching at a school, college or university in Meghalaya, we would like to engage with you. We have various exclusive virtual and physical entrepreneurship formats for students of different levels and subjects. A variety of advanced training options are available to equip faculties with skills on entrepreneurship development and pre-incubation.

Entrepreneurship Organizations

If you are one of the various organisations in the state supporting, facilitating and fostering entrepreneurship in Meghalaya, we would like to engage with you. You can get recognized as an officially affiliated PRIME partner and can leverage the access to the vast PRIME network within and outside the state to increase the visibility and impact of your initiatives.



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