Expert talk: Ishita Agrawal (NITI Aayog - AIM Program Director)
Part of the founding team of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog (AIM), Ishita has been working at the intersection of policy, technology innovation and entrepreneurship. She has been a part of AIM’s journey as it progressed, creating impact at scale. She has been directly responsible for design and implementation of institution-building programs that nurture tech entrepreneurs with a view to democratise innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. Prior to AIM, she has worked with several business incubators in the public and private sector. Ishita has over fourteen years of experience focused on the early stage start-up ecosystem. She has been involved with multi-disciplinary responsibilities including program design and management, policy planning and implementation, developing collaborations, consulting, operations, and monitoring.