Serve Nation as an Entrepreneur


The Defence India Startup Challenge 5 was launched by Hon'ble Raksha Mantri Sh.Rajnath Singh on 19th August, 2021. A total of 35 challenges were curated from The Indian Armed Forces and DPSUs. Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC) is an initiative by the Defence Innovation Organization (DIO) (under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence, Government of India). AIC IIIT KOTTAYAM, as an OutReach program hosting organization for DIO, is organising an Outreach Webinar on 23rd, September 2021, to bring together Startups, MSMEs & Individual Innovators for submitting proposals to DISC 5 Challenges.


The event includes several programmes, training sessions by experts, startup graduation, as well as instructions to submit proposals to DISC.

Phase I - Introduction of iDEX by PD/DIO, Launch Video, Address Speech, Graduation Ceremony

Phase II - Training - ’Design Thinking and Business Model’

Phase III - Proposal Submission Instructions

We are inviting all of you to make this event successful, Kindly fill up the Google form before 21 September 2021 for booking your seat.

        Event Date: 23 September 2021

        Event Time: 14:30 Hrs to 18:30 Hrs