Stellapps wins the “National Startup Award 2021” in the livestock sector

Ranjith Mukandan, CEO and co-founder of Stellapps

Stellapps Technologies won the ‘National Startup Award 2021’ in #StartupIndia in the livestock sector for its efforts in digitizing the dairy sector in India. The dairy tech startup was honored in a virtual ceremony attended by Union Trade and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal.

Stellapps is one of 46 startups announced as winners of the 2021 National Startup Awards with 1 incubator and 1 accelerator. The awards aim to recognize and reward outstanding startups and ecosystem enablers that contribute to economic dynamism by driving innovation and injecting competition. As part of the award, the founders of Stellapps were rewarded with a cash prize of INR 5 Lakh.

the Directorate for the Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) designed the National Startup Awards by recognizing the efforts of catalysts who create innovative products or solutions and scalable businesses, with high potential for job creation or wealth creation, demonstrating measurable social impact.

Stellapps was recognized for its innovative technology solutions in digitizing and empowering dairy farming processes. With a focus on data acquisition and machine learning, the startup aims to digitize the dairy supply chain. The technology can be used where the yield per animal is low with insufficient traceability.

Stellapps was also part of the task force that presented policy recommendations for the Indian agricultural sector to Prime Minister Narendra Modi under the theme “Growing from the Roots”.

Delighted with this achievement, Ranjith Mukandan, CEO and co-founder of Stellapps, said: “We started in 2011 as the first startup of its kind, working to digitize the dairy supply chain. We are honored to receive the “National Startup Award 2021” organized by the Government of India.”

“Milk is the biggest crop on this planet and there is a strong need for technological interventions, especially in emerging markets where yield per animal is low, traceability is inadequate and quality is not up to par. height. It is a proud moment for us to be able to contribute and be part of this era of Indian startups.

The 2021 awards invited nominations across 15 sectors and 49 sub-sectors. Sectors included agriculture, livestock, drinking water, education and skills development, energy, business technology, environment, financial technology, food processing, health and well-being, industry 4.0, security, space and transport and travel. A total of 2,177 applications were received from startups across the 49 subsectors, along with applications from 53 incubators and 6 accelerators for the ecosystem enabler categories.

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