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Agri-Business Incubator Centre (ABIC), ICARE-IIPR, Kanpur


Agri-Business Incubator Centre (ABIC) based at ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur is a technology-based incubation centre supported by ICAR scheme NAIF component -II (Innovation Fund). The centre was started functioning in the year 2020 and is dedicated to pulses.  The incubator provides a range of support services like technology mentoring, networking, access to state of art laboratories, office space and developing forward and backward linkages for business promotion.  The ABIC is also mandated to create awareness about the available avenues for business promotion related to pulse crops among the potential entrepreneurs, youth and farmers.

ABIC, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur offers incubation support in the identified 5 domains:

  • Pulse Processing
  • Pulse Value addition
  • Bio-fertilizer production
  • Bio-pesticide production
  • Pulse seed production

Incubation Facilities

ABIC, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur offers mechanism for start-up and entrepreneurs to have direct interaction and get technical guidance from ABIC mentors, who are the scientists specialised in various domains of pulses.
Two types of Incubation support are offered by ABIC, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur:
1. On Campus (on site) incubation: The incubate is offered office space, access to laboratories for pilot production and experimentation, access to mentors and equipment.
2. Off campus (off site) incubation: The incubate receives incubation support at his/her
production site.


Team ABI, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur

Chairman Agri-Business Incubation Centre
Dr. G.P. Dixit
Director, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur

Dr. Uma Sah
Pr. Scientist (Agril. Extension)

Dr. Prasoon Verma,
Sr. Scientist (AS&PE)

Dr. P.K. Katiyar, Pr. Scientist (Plant Breeding)

Dr. M. Senthil Kumar
Pr. Scientist (Microbiology)

Dr. R.K. Mishra
Pr. Scientist (Plant Pathology)

Dr. Man Mohan Deo
Scientist (Farm machinery & Power)

Business Manager ABIC
Mr. Jitendra Ojha

Infrastructure facilities

ABIC, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur has well equipped state of art laboratories for extending incubation support to incubates. The ABIC has a dedicated building that has spacious rooms for use by incubates as office purpose. In addition, the ABIC also has a spacious sale counter “Dalhan Haat” at institute gate to support sale of products of incubate.

1. Office Space

Well-equipped functional office space housed in a newly constructed dedicated ABIC building is available at premises of ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur. The building has 5 office chambers with a small conference room.

2. Incubation Laboratories

Current Incubates, ABIC, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur

Incubate 1:

Firm/Company name Mamta Agro India
Proprietor/ Owner name  Mr. Prashast Dheer Saxena
Highest Qualification M.Tech (Civil Engineering)
Address 42 B2 Anandpuri, Kanpur
Incubation support on Protocols for milling of pulses in IIPR mini dal mill
Incubation Support Duration I phase: 0.12.2021 to 09.06.2022

II phase: 12.12.2022 to 11.06.2023

Incubate 2:

Firm/Company name Mahodhya Agriworks
Proprietor/ Owner name  Mr. Mohit Garg & Mrs. Sandhya Garg
Highest Qualification M.Sc. (Aerospace Engineering)
Address Flat No. 5 Vrindavan Apartment, 2A/94 Azad Nagar, Kanpur
Incubation support on Utilization of Pulses milling by Products for edible use-Protein & fiber rich Biscuits
Incubation Support Duration 16.08.2023 to 15.02.2023 ( extension for six months from Feb 2023)

Incubate 3:

Firm/Company name Aatm Shakti Farmer Producer Company
Proprietor/ Owner name  Mr. U.C. Shukla
Highest Qualification B.Sc.
Address Village-Baragaon, Post-Bahua, Fatehpur
Incubation support on Protocols for milling of pulses in IIPR mini dal mill
Incubation Support Duration 18.03.2023 to 17.09.2023

Incubate 4:

Firm/Company name Neelam Tyagi Agri Industries
Proprietor/ Owner name  Mrs. Neelam Tyagi
Highest Qualification MA (Sociology)
Address Muradnagar, Ghaziabad
Incubation support on Protocols for milling of pulses in IIPR mini dal mill & Utilization of Pulses milling by Products for edible use- Protein & fiber rich Biscuits
Incubation Support Duration 08.06.2023 to 07.12.2023



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