The incubation center would be created across the State in almost every district in a phased manner and the district would be earmarked based on the resources available in that region. The State aims to create Multi-tenant facilities, centers of knowledge transfer, and stakeholder networks with on-site management and business support strategies that direct diverse business incubation programs. The Startup will be given space in a Government-owned /Government supported Incubation Centre for one year in the first instance. The tenure of the Startups may be extendable to a maximum of 03 years, subject to the requirement of the Startups on case to case basis.
The Incubation infrastructure and services are designed in a way to support ideas or Startups holistically. The incubation centers would facilitate the following activities:
Plug and Play Infrastructure that provides fully furnished & ready to use facility, Internet connectivity, Electricity, Water, Security & other office facilities.
Mentoring support in business and technology plans, networking of business resources, and entrepreneurship cum skill development through the Haryana Startup Ecosystem.
Facilitate in Projects/ Products selection.
Credit facilitation such as seed capital assistance, marketing assistance, and professional assistance to make the enterprise successful and achieve higher growth.
Pro-bono support for legal and taxation matters.
State would develop its own incubation network by leveraging the existing infrastructure present in the State. The creation of a network would be focused on creating a versatile environment for the Startups in the state. It could be either be in a Hub & Spoke model or any Independent Incubator as a member of the Incubation Network in Haryana. All the Government/Private Incubators operating from Haryana have to mandatorily register with the Startup Haryana, DITECH. The Incubation Network will also facilitate the following shared facilities among the other required facilities to the Startups
Certificates shall be issued to eligible Government / Private Incubators (Existing/ New) in the State of Haryana.
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.
All the Government/Private Incubators operating from Haryana have to mandatorily register with the Startup Haryana, DITECH to get eligible for various benefits offered under the policy.
Government shall facilitate the setting up of Incubators in Government Institutions as well as Private Institutions. The Incubators shall be responsible to provide basic ‘plug & play’ facilities such as Workspace, Internet Broadband Connectivity, Conference room, and Training & Mentoring facilities to Startups.State support would be provided to Incubators based on their performance, and subsequently, the Incubatorsare expected to be self-sufficient.
a) Capital Subsidy
b) Reimbursement on Rental Charge: Incubators would be given 50% reimbursement of Lease rent paid by them for operations through building of Government Departments/ Boards/ Corporations/ Companies or any other Government Institutions on rent basis for period of 3 years, up to a maximum of INR 5 Lakh per annum per Incubator.
c) Stamp Duty & Registration Reimbursement: Incubators shall be provided 100% reimbursement of Stamp duty and registration feeson purchase/lease of land/Office space/IT Building after commencement of commercial operations/ serviceand within 5 years from the date of purchase/ lease of land/ Office space/ IT Building.
d) Mentoring Assistance: Mentoring assistance up to INR 2.5 Lakh per incubator will be given to Government-owned/ supported/ sponsored incubators up to a maximum of INR 25 Lakh per annum.
e) Assistance for participating in Fair/Exhibition: Industry Associations/Incubators/ Government Departments leading a delegation of Startups to National and International Fair/Exhibition or for organizing such fair/exhibition/seminars shall be provided financial assistance on actual basis subject to maximum INR 50 Lakh. A maximum of 12 such events would be supported by the State Government annually.
f) Startup Competition assistance: To encourage entrepreneurship culture in colleges, Eligible Institutes of National Importance, State Universities & Central Universities based in Haryana, established Incubators in these institutions’ premises to be supported by State Government to organize such Startup competition fest annually. The state shall provide assistance up to the limit of INR 20Lakh per event.
g) Electricity Duty Exemption: 100 % exemption for 12 years in ‘D’ category blocks, 10 years in ‘C’ category blocks and 7 years in ‘B’ category blocks.
Financial support of INR 4 Crore for capital expenditure to any Government Departments or any Government entities, for creating IT startups warehouse in collaboration with NASCOM/ CII/ FICCI/ ASSOCHAM/ PHD/ Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) for furnishing and equipping (Networking, bandwidth, lease line, air conditioning & furniture, etc.) the bare shell space and INR 1 Crore yearly for 3 years recurring expenditure support at Panchkula, Hissar and other potential locations.
Financial support of INR 4 Crore for capital expenditure to any Government Departments or any Government entities for creating Mobile Apps Development Centre in collaboration with Internet & Mobile Association of India/ Central/ State Government Universities/ any other relevant industrial association/ body found suitable by the State and yearly support of INR 1 Crore for three years at Panchkula, Hissar & other potential locations in Block ‘C’ and Block ‘D’.