India, June 12 -- A United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (Until) - the first-of-its-kind in the country - is set to begin operations in Gurugram this month, said officials. The lab, located at the Haryana State Electronics Department Corporation Ltd (Hartron) campus in Udyog Vihar, will provide global technological assistance, knowledge and expertise to start-ups, particularly those led by women entrepreneurs.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between the state government and the UN Office of Information and Communications Technology in February 2018 to build a laboratory. According to state government officials, funds were released earlier this month by the government and the remaining clearances have been given.

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