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India’s first portal for agri biz learning launched

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British Deputy High Commissioner Hyderabad Andrew Fleming yeaterday has launched the SRiX Agri-Business Academy, which is the India’s first agri and food business online learning platform, at SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX) Campus, Warangal.

SRiX Agri-Business Academy is an Indo-UK collaborative initiative which has been launched as an Startup India Standup India Initiative as well.

SRiX is a technology business incubator which is working under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. It is focussed on a newly focused start-ups of agriculture, cleantech and IoT. Start-ups from all across the globe are showing interest to incubate in SRiX. Sarras Academies Ltd, which is a UK-based company, and SR Innovation Exchange have joined hands to launch the Academy.

Sreedevi Devireddy, CEO of SRiX, said, “Businesses across the entire food chain are seeking professional talent that are equipped to solve their business challenges, finding the right training is the solution for this situation. We have developed an unrivalled library of Food, Agribusiness and Sustainability training modules with the help of world’s leading industry and academic experts. Businesses, training organisations and education institutions can use our domain specific learning and development solutions to suit their specific need,”

“During my Chevening Fellowship at Oxford University I was amazed at the Innovation ecosystem in UK, visited many innovation centres and catapult zones. We are trying to forge relationships with a few to help our startup get access to their innovation ecosystem,” she added.

The portal which has been launched in the month of March this year, SRiX is a technology Business incubator which also works under the aegis of DST, Government of India. Located in SR Engineering College campus in Warangal, the 1 lakh sq ft incubator has received an investment of Rs. 14 crore.

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