Chief Minister's E-Champion Challenge

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 or early-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

Grant will be awarded from Meghalaya Government & IIM Calcutta Innovation Park upto 1 Lakh for Top 50.

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One-on-one mentoring with seasoned industry experts & professionals to handhold and guide the entrepreneur.


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

Access to further Funding

Offers an array of funding opportunities available under PRIME. (Zero interest loan upto 50 Lakhs) (Grant/Loan/Venture Capital, etc.) (Grant/Loan/Venture Capital, etc)

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Connect to buyers in and outside Meghalaya.

Free Co-Working Space

Incubates are offered free co-working space at the Hubs in Shillong & Tura. Help with packaging, marketing and Branding – Assistance on a variety of services from logo designing, website making, accounting, branding to legal advice on establishment of a Company, GST, FSSAI and more. Networking – With 150+ entrepreneurs from previous PRIME cohorts as well as Strong visibility in local and national media outlets as well as social media channels.

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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.