The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in collaboration with AFD (Agence Française de Développement), have launched the Swachhata Startup Challenge to nurture the evolving ecosystem of the Indian waste sector.
The goal is to support 10 startups working at the nexus of technology and social innovation to solve India’s waste management challenges by improving efficiency of waste management, increasing social impact, improving transparency of waste value chain and reducing the use of single use plastic.
The ambition of the MoHUA-AFD Swachhata Startup Challenge is to distinguish players operating in 4 key fields of intervention
Catalytic support and value addition to the core work of selected enterprises for creating impact at a scale.
Program timelines to help you stay on trackApplications Closed
27th January to 15th April, 2022
15th April to 30th April, 2022
1st May to 30th May, 2022
If you are a start-up, an early stage organization or working in collaboration to solve problems in the waste sector, apply now.
Here are some points to keep in mind while applying
Click here to view the challenge guidelines
A glimpse into the road so far in the Swachhata Startup Challenge