Sambalpur, March 1 -- Union Minister for Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan launched the 100 Cube Start-up Conclave and inaugurated the I-Hub Foundation at IIM Sambalpur in Odisha on Friday.

The initiative aims to create 100 start-ups each worth Rs 100 crore by 2036, when Odisha will be 100 years old as a state.

Speaking at the conclave, Pradhan said, "100 Cube Odisha is not just an initiative. It is a sentiment, a mass movement for fostering new culture of ideas and innovation, harnessing the talent and creative endeavours of Yuva Shakti and transforming Odisha into a powerhouse of entrepreneurship,"

The Union Education Minister envisioned healthcare, textiles, agriculture, mines, and minerals as the ...