Definition of Startup - An entity shall be considered as a Startup:

a) Up to a period of ten years from the date of incorporation/ registration, if it is incorporated as a private limited company (as defined in the Companies Act, 2013) or registered as a partnership firm (registered under section 59 of the Partnership Act, 1932) or a limited liability partnership (under the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008) in India.

b) Turnover of the entity for any of the financial years since incorporation/ registration has not exceeded one hundred crores rupees.

c) Entity is working towards innovation, development or improvement of products or processes or services.

d) Provided that an entity formed by splitting up or reconstruction of an existing business shall not be considered a ‘Startup’.

Various benefits are defined in the program, each benefit has its own eligibility criteria. As a first step, the startup will have to be registered as per Haryana State Startup Policy.
Yes, an existing entity qualifying the eligibility criteria (as per Question1) can register itself on the Startup Haryana Portal.
An entity needs to submit the following documents:

Details of Startup Entity

* Copy of Incorporation / Registration Certificate of entity
* Copy of PAN & TAN Number of Entity

* Copy of Memorandum of Association (MoA) and Articles of the Association
(AoA) or Partnership Deed (As applicable)
* Copy of the Balance Sheet of the Entity since Incorporation / Registration (if
* Copy of DPIIT Certificate of Recognition as Startup
* Letter of authorization (As per format provided)
* Aadhar Card &Passport size Colored Photograph of the Authorized
* Undertaking (As per format)
* Certificate from Incubator (As per format)

Details of Directors/ / Designated Partners / Partners in the Startup Entity (All)
* Copy of ID Proof of each Director / Designated Partner/ Partner
* Copy of Residential Proof of each Director / Designated Partner/ Partner
* Copy of DIN/DPIN / Unique ID of Partners in case of Partnership Firm
* Copy of PAN Card & Aadhar Card of each Director / Designated Partner/
* Passport size Colored Photograph of the Director/ Designated Partner / Partner

Details of Business
* Detailed Project Report w.r.t. product(s)/ process (s) / service(s) covering
Description, Business Model, Features, Technology & Infrastructure
Architecture, IPR¸ Innovativeness, scalability, potential employment etc.”
If the entity recognized by the DPIIT then the registration takes 30 working days
No, there is no registration fee.
“Once registered, Startups can apply for various benefits defined under the Haryana State Startup Policy.
Yes. On successful registration, you would be able to download a recognition certificate.
This registration shall only be valid for the Entity up to Ten years from the date of its incorporation only if its turnover for any of the financial years has not exceeded 100 Cr.

I. Lease Rental Subsidy
II. Patent Cost Reimbursement
III. Net SGST Reimbursement
IV. Assistance in Acceleration Programs
V. Reimbursement for Cloud Storage
VI. Seed Funding for Startups

Eligibility Conditions for Registration of Incubators under Startup Haryana Cell
(i) Any Incubator entity/ organization working in the State of Haryana and involved
in Incubation activities for the benefit of startups working in Haryana.
(ii) An Incubator may be a Government owned/supported Incubator or a Private
Incubator in the State of Haryana.
(iii) The Incubators established under any Central or State Government Scheme.
(iv) The Private Incubators should have at least 10,000 Sq. ft. of built-up space,
ready to use for the exclusive use of the Incubator. The space should be owned
or leased by the Incubator. In the case of lease space, the period of a lease
should be a minimum of 05 years.
(v) The Incubator entity must be incorporated/registered under any one of the
following categories:
1. Society (under The Societies Registration Act, 1860)
2. Haryana Registration and Regulation of Societies Act, 2012
3. Section 8 Company (under The Companies Act, 2013)
4. Public Company (under The Companies Act, 2013)
5. Private Limited Company (under The Companies Act, 2013)
6. Limited Liability Partnership (under The Limited Liability Partnership Act,

(vi) All the Government owned/ Supported Incubators located in the State of
Haryana would provide subsidized incubation to the Startups registered with
Startup Haryana Cell under the aegis of the Department of Information
Technology, Electronics & Communication, Haryana (DITECH).

(vii) Benefits/ Incentives can be availed under one policy only in the State viz
Haryana State Startup Policy 2022 or HEEP 2020 or MSME or IT & ESDM
Policy or any other State Policy.

* Reimbursement on Rental Charges
* Stamp Duty & Registration Reimbursement
* Mentoring Assistance
* Assistance for participating in Fair/Exhibition
* Startup Competition Assistance
* Electricity Duty Exemption
* Capital Subsidy
* Incubation Centre in Government Universities and other Government Institutions
* New Startup Warehouse/ Innovation Campus
* New Mobile Application Development Centre

We try our best to close your grievance at the earliest. However, you may wait
maximum for the following days to have your grievance addressed.
* For startup related queries regarding registration - 7 days
* For Incubator related queries regarding registration - 7 days
* For Funding related queries - 14 days
* For Mentorship related queries - 7 days
* For any other - 10 days