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About Us

We are a beacon of innovation and entrepreneurship in the agribusiness sector.

Join our thriving community of agribusiness startups.

MABIF is an initiative of NABARD & TNAU to promote Agribusiness in the southern region of Tamilnadu. Madurai Agribusiness Incubation Forum (MABIF) propose to extend the wings of its agribusiness development catchment around Tamilnadu that could effectively create rural transformation points of 75 km circumference that are administratively controllable.

Business incubators provide start-ups and early-stage businesses with the support and resources those young companies find difficult to access. MABIF involves access to networks, investors and mentors, or co-working space alongside other businesses and experienced professionals.

History

The MABIF Impact and Success

MABIF has made significant investments in various startups, catalyzing growth and innovation in the agribusiness sector. Examples of our invested startups in 2022-2023 include Minkan Agro Industries Pvt Ltd., Rare & Pure Specialities Pvt Ltd., Kanmani Pasumbal Palagam, and several others, with investments ranging from INR. 15,00,000 to INR. 40,00,000. These investments reflect our commitment to nurturing and developing promising agribusiness ventures.

Mission

Create MABIF as an incubation hub for agriculture and agribusiness based enterprising solutions by creating a world-class infrastructure, knowledge, human resources and above all the culture of competition and cooperation essential for values in backward and forward linkages.

Vision

Develop the first ever seamlessly integrated agribusiness Incubator with network linkages to food value chain model and showcase South Tamil Nadu as one of pioneers in India’s food processing sector revolution by incubating agribusiness enterprises of world quality in a sustainable opportunity space.

Honorary President

BOD (1)
Dr. V. Geethalakshmi Vice-Chancellor, TNAU
Leadership

Board of Directors

The driving force behind MABIF’s success is our leadership team. MABIF has flourished, becoming a beacon of innovation and success in the agribusiness sector.

BOD1
Dr. P. P. Mahendran Dean, AC & RI, Madurai
BOD (3)
Dr. E. Somasundaram Director, DABD, TNAU, Coimbatore
BOD (4)
Shri.Shankar Narayan Ramanathan CGM, NABARD RO- Chennai
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Shri. Raymond Bernard DSouza CGM,OFDD, NABARD HO- Mumbai
MK Iyer
Shri. K. V. Iyer Director former HR, Murugappa Group

Our Approach

MABIF Platform

MABI Platform is an alignment of TNAU’s resources in Southern Tamil Nadu through a thread called MABIF for the purpose of enterprise development.

MABIF Ecosystem

MABIF is about alignment of Schemes, Financial Assistance, Link Industry, and University expertise coming together to motivate the entrepreneur for a smooth flow incubation.

MABIF Ecosystem

MABIF is about alignment of Schemes, Financial Assistance, Link Industry, and University expertise coming together to motivate the entrepreneur for a smooth flow incubation

MABIF Clusters

MABIF clustering is a significant aspect of our approach to development of the incubator. MABIF has already divided the region in to Twenty Three micro clusters.

MABIF Clusters

MABIF clustering is a significant aspect of our approach to development of the incubator. MABIF has already divided the region in to Twenty Three micro clusters.

Trusted by 500+ incubatess of all sizes.

MABIF has earned the trust of over 500 incubatees of various sizes, reflecting its impact and effectiveness in nurturing agribusiness ventures.