Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Thursday inaugurated the Bhamashah Techno Hub in Jhalana Industrial Area of Jaipur.
Raje said the country's biggest centre equipped with the ultra-modern technology will help around 700 entrepreneurs to work under one roof and realise their dreams.
Digitisation in Rajasthan has been promoted aggressively to motivate entrepreneurs, she added.
"The start-ups would recreate a new growth story. The centre will provide them all technical facilities. A year back, we launched i-start, a special scheme in Rajasthan, which helped in providing digital solutions to startups," said the Chief Minister.
Over 1,000 startups have been registered under this scheme.
The newly built facility is spread over one lakh square feet and houses tinkering labs for product development, sleeping pods, meeting rooms, a digital museum and other facilities.
"To ensure startups receive all facilities, we have partnered with many global companies such as Cisco Networking Academy, IBM IX Academy, HP Academy, Infosys Campus Connect and Oracle Workforce," said Raje, who also inaugurated an online payment app, Bhamashah Wallet.
Currently, Telangana’s T-Hub is the largest startup incubator in India spread over 70,000 square feet housing over 200 startups. However, unlike T-Hub, which charges startups a fee for its incubation program and for a seat in the building, Rajasthan has reportedly decided to provide the facilities free of cost.
The startups housed in the facility will also be a part of the iStart programme and will have access to over 50 mentors available in the facility for guidance and assessment. There will also have access to investors. Startups will also be given support for operations, banking and for things like applying for a patent and guidance on intellectual property rights. There will be workshops, bootcamps.
As per reports, the government has partnered with over 40 venture capitalist firms in India and has also tied up with global corporates such as Cisco Networking Academy, IBM IX Academy, HP Academy, Infosys Campus Connect, Oracle Workforce.