Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog & India’s First Funding Show Horses Stable Launches Premiere Edition of Junior Category for Young Entrepreneurs

New Delhi, July 5, 2022: Following the resounding success of the first three
seasons, Horses Stable, a show that taps into the hidden potential of brilliant
entrepreneurial talents from India, today launched the ‘junior season’ of the
show in association with Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog.
The ‘Horses Stable-Junior’ focuses on nurturing the young entrepreneurs and
empowers the budding start-ups to pitch their innovative ideas to seek
guidance and grants for their future business ventures from an experienced
panel of horses.
Sharing his thoughts on the collaboration with Horses Stable, Amitabh Kant,
CEO of NITI Aayog said- “Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog is pleased to be
associated with the vision of Mr. Suniel Shetty and Mr. Prashant Agarwal to
launch the junior category that will encourage the blooming talent and push
forward to the growth and development of India, as it aligns with the
objectives of AIM, NITI Aayog. The vision also corroborates to the ‘Make in
India’ concept and will only fuel the process of grooming and nurturing the
next generations.”
Adding to the thoughts, Dr. Chintan Vaishnav, Mission Director-Atal
Innovation Mission said, “Horses Stable Junior marks an important step in the
journey of India’s innovation ecosystem at the school-level. We have witnessed
a great deal of entrepreneurship coming from the students of Atal Tinkering
Labs, with students as young as ten years owning a start-up, and many in their
teens on their second or third. Horses Stable Junior goes well beyond ATLs by
offering a platform to ALL schools and students of India. With today’s launch, I

am very eager to discover how the youngest of our citizens are engaging to
take our nation forward.”
Horses Stable, an unscripted and non-fiction show is created, and
conceptualized by Group CEO of Horses Productions Private Limited-
production house of the show Horses Stable Prashant Agarwal, under the
mentorship of entrepreneur and star-actor Suniel Shetty. This flagship series is
supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog’s flagship initiative to
promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. With the launch of
its Junior season, Horses Stable, deemed as India’s largest business funding
show, is promoting the culture of starting young on the entrepreneurial
journey and providing a robust platform to hone their business ideas.
Commenting on the same, Prashant Agarwal, said – “It is my vision to set up a
platform for the young potential entrepreneurs and I’m glad to have the
backing of celebrated actor Suniel Shetty as our host and mentor. We are
grateful for NITI Aayog and Atal Innovation Mission’s unwavering support as
this collaboration will take the platform to a large audience, who are already a
part of the innovation ecosystem in India. The roaring success of the past
seasons has encouraged us to bring forth a never seen before concept for
junior entrepreneurs. The concept behind the initiative is to shape the future
of their idea, through the guidance of experienced and able minds in the
Expressing his views, Suniel Shetty, Celebrated actor, entrepreneur, Host &
Mentor added – “I learned business early. Hands on – taught the value of dal,
atta, chawal, dosa, and the price of hard work. The learnings stick in your head
longer the earlier you’re pushed into it. It’s the same for business. Today’s kids
are brighter at 2 and 5 than we were at 12 and 15. So why not give them a
chance? After all, they are our future. And I want the next Bezos, Jobs, and
Gates to come from India.”
The application process for the show has begun on 08 th June 2022 on the
official website of Horses Stable. The age category for application is 10 to 17
years old.

About DIFF

DELHI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (DIFF) BRINGING COUNTRIES AND CINEMA CLOSER… 9TH DELHI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL-2021 is being organized from 24TH TO 30TH JULY 2021, at AMBEDKAR INTERNATIONAL CENTER, JANPATH, NEW DELHI, as a Seven day event, in association with GOVT. OF NAGALAND, NDMC, INFORMATION & BROADCASTING MINISTRY and GOVERNMENT OF DELHI. THE CULTURE AND TOURISM MINISTRIES, FILM BANDHU, UTTAR PRADESH are our Associate Partners. The festival is approved by the INFORMATION & BROADCASTING MINISTRY and works as a composite body to promote INDIAN CINEMA, CULTURE AND TOURISM in INDIA and ABROAD. DIFF has now grown into a global platform joining hands to collaborate with a multitude of film festivals in many countries or offering support to a host of upcoming festivals across the world. DIFF aims at understanding the science, art and emotion behind cinema, reaching it out to the audiences far and wide and promoting Indian Cinema, Art and Culture. The Festival offers premier showcase opportunity for talented film makers and artists, celebrates AVANTE GARDE CINEMA, felicitates masters and achievers from all walks of life and brings countries closer by building bridges to enable cross cultural exchanges, social understanding and creative idealization. 8TH DELHI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, 2020 will be held from the 25th to 30th JULY 2020 at the AMBEDKAR INTERNATIONAL CENTER, NEW DELHI. 8th DIFF 2020 is going to showcase 197 films from more than 56 countries and about 100 works of art displayed at the Art Show. Film Personalities, Artists, Diplomats, Political dignitaries and audiences close to 5000, will witness the spectacular Opening Ceremony, Closing & Awards Event and savor the vast variety of films screened during the festival. With the focus on African Cinema , DIFF will screen some very interesting films. Information & Broadcasting Ministry and NDMC offered invaluable support and association for this edition of DIFF as in the earlier editions. Jharkhand, Assam, UP-Film Bandhu, Uttrakhand became the State and Tourism Partner and ARGENTINA AND SENEGAL are the Country Partners this year.

View all posts by DIFF →

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *