Chief Minister's
E-Champion Challenge

“Build your innovative business & make yourself and Meghalaya shine”
Get incubated at PRIME & we will support you to grow your business to the next level

Application closes on the 30th of September, 2023

What is the Chief Minister’s E-Championship Challenge?

The Government of Meghalaya has launched the Chief Minister’s E-Championship Challenge to support the most promising entrepreneurs of the state having innovation-based businesses orearly-stage enterprises to assist and support them with their challenges and help them grow their business to the next level while participating in PRIME’s 9-month incubation program.

Rewards & Benefits
Top 50 selected entrepreneurs will receive the following benefits:
Business support Grant

Business Support Grant- Rs. 2Lakhs for Top 25 & Rs. 1Lakh for bottom 25.

Recognition Certificate

Awarded from Meghalaya Government & IIM Calcutta Innovation Park. Dedicated One-on-one mentoring with seasoned industry experts & professionals to handhold and guide the entrepreneur.

Capacity Building

Regular bootcamps, trainings and workshops related to entrepreneurial development to build a sustainable and growth-oriented business.

Access to Funding

Funding opportunities available under PRIME(Grant/Loan/Venture Capital, etc). Access to Markets – Connect to buyers in and outside Meghalaya.

Free Co-Working Space

– Incubatees are offered free co-working space at the Hubs in Shillong & Tura.

Support on Marketing and Legal Services

Assistance on a variety of services from logo designing, website making, accounting, branding to legal advice on establishment of a Company.

Visibility & Networking

Strong visibility in local and national media outlets as well as social media channels.
Opportunity to collaborate with successful existing entrepreneurs of the State. Incubated startups will be eligible for startup tools.
Exposure to global practices on Entrepreneurship to the most promising startup during the Incubation Program.
Bottom 50 will transition to the Pre-Incubation Program subject to qualification.

How to Apply?

Step 2:

Click on apply “APPLY NOW”

Step 3:

Enter your details, create a password, and click on “SIGN UP”

Step 4:

You will receive a message on your email confirming your registration

Step 5:

You will need to verify your email by clicking on the “VERIFY” button

Step 6:

Click on the highlighted “LOGIN”tab on the same page

Step 7:

Log in using your email and password and click on “SUBMIT”

Step 8:

Note your registration number displayed on the top left-hand side

Step 9:

Fill up the application form and all the mandatory fields marked in (*) and click on the “SUBMIT” button

Step 10:

Wait for a confirmation message on your registered email

Step 11:

In case you want to save your incomplete form click on “SAVE” to save your draft application and login later using your credentials for final submission

Eligibility Criteria:
Entrepreneurs who fulfill the following criteria are eligible to apply for the Chief Minister’s E-Champion Challenge
  • The applicant should be an adult citizen of India.
  • The applicant should be a domicile resident of Meghalaya.
  • The applicant should have an existing business in Meghalaya and be able to show first traction/revenues.
  • The applicant should work on innovative and scalable business models, products, solutions, or processes that have potential to create employment opportunities in Meghalaya.
  • In case the applicant has an existing business or start-up then it should not be older than 6 years.



PRIME Startup Hub Shillong, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Polo, Golf Links, Shillong, 793001, Meghalaya +91 90778 26559


PRIME Startup Hub Tura, Food Crafts Institute (FCI), Najing Bazaar (Tourism Campus), Tura 794101, Meghalaya +91 8730994135