Startups in Bihar

Bihar is progressing fast on the track of development, with unrelenting efforts being made towards strengthening infrastructure and promoting industrial growth. Government of Bihar is committed to improve competitiveness of the state's economy and achieving inclusive growth. This can be realized by promoting innovation and creating an ecosystem that nurture startups from concept to commissioning. In order to unlock the innovation potential of Bihar, a need of conducive and friendly Startup policy has been realized. With this policy framework along with private participation, the Government aims to enhance the depth and breadth of startup ecosystem in Bihar.
Government of Bihar formulated and notified Bihar Startup Policy, 2016 vide Resolution No. – 1849 dated 7th September, 2016. This is to create an independent and transparent eco system, wherethe State shall provide funding, promotion and policy support. The State has setup a Trust, with an initial corpus of INR 500 Cr., which acts as the nodal agency for implementation of this policy In order to further boost the ecosystem and to make it more holistic and beneficial for the youth and entrepreneurs of the state, the Government has approved the Bihar Start-up Policy, 2022. This policy also aims to broad base the coverage, with an effective and faster implementation process


Last updated: March 6, 2022
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No. of StartUp Registered 4556 2756 3423 10735
Seed Funded StartUp 29 27 4 60
Venture Funded StartUp 0 0 0 0
Incubator Supported 867 175 339 1381
No. of Incubaties 41 29 0 70
Purchase Order Awarded 0 0 1 1


  • IIT, Patna
  • NIT, Patna
  • BEA
  • BIA
  • Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa
  • ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Patna
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Patna
  • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), Bihar
  • Upendra Maharathi Institute, Patna
  • Chandragupta Institute of Management, Patna
  • Tool Room and Training Center, Patna
  • Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour
  • Apparel Training and Design Centre, Patna

News & Updates

October 6, 2022

Startup Bihar: 83 candidates shortlisted

In the first cycle of Start-Up applications, 83 have been shortlisted for the next level. Computer based test is on October 22, 2022 for basic understanding. […]
August 2, 2022
Start Up Policy Hindi 2022

Bihar StartUp Policy 2022 (Hindi)

August 2, 2022
Start Up Policy English 2022-1

Bihar StartUp Policy 2022 (English)

February 13, 2021

Current Status of Bihar Startups

Sl. No Particulars Status 1 No. of Startups Registered on Bihar Startup Portal 18389 2 No. of Potential Start-Up Tagged For Incubation Support (Incubator Supported) 1476 […]
May 8, 2018

List of 53 Selected Startups in Bihar

December 13, 2017

List of certified Start ups in Bihar

List of Start ups Certified as Start ups in the meeting held on 13.10.2017 of the Bihar Start up Fund Trust as per Section 6.2 of […]
November 18, 2017

Start-up success at trade fair

New Delhi: The Bihar Pavilion is living up to its “Start up India” theme.
September 14, 2017

Bihar according priority to IT sector; Will build an IT city

In a focused attempt to showcase Bihar’s developmental efforts in the IT and ITeS, ESDM sectors, the Bihar Government has come out vision documents titled ‘Bihar […]
August 4, 2017

Bihar government to organise IT conclave on Sep 13-14

The Bihar government will organise an information technology conclave in Patna on September 13 and 14 to showcase the work being done to make the state […]
March 22, 2017

Rural incubation centres to promote startups in Bihar

PATNA: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday stressed the need for rural incubation centres in state to promote entrepreneurship. He said the state government is setting […]
August 28, 2016

Bihar start-up conclave: Sep 2, 2016

Bihar Startup conclave bringing together under one roof the government, startups, investors, industry experts from across India to share their experiences, mentoring, networking. The event will […]
March 21, 2016

Bihar govt to bring ‘start up policy’ very soon

The Bihar government would bring a new ‘start up policy’ next month to help promote business ideas, Industries Minister Jai Kumar Singh said.