The Start-up Council nominated XIMB, Centurion University, IITM and KIIT for evaluating the start-up proposals and sponsoring those to the council.
Bhubaneswar was placed as the 5th best city to start a business while it topped the list in trading across borders.
Total five airstrips from Odisha including the Biju Patnaik International Airport (which would serve as mentor airport) are shortlisted under UDAN scheme in the first phase.
The Malaysia based airline had launched direct flights between Bhubaneswar and Kuala Lumpur on April 27 this year with four flights a week.
The BPIA authorities have also informed they have dispensed with stamping of hand Baggage for Terminal 1(Domestic).
The 6 Malaysian Chinese nationals, including 3 women were refused to speak to TOI and were reluctant to lodge any complaint with the police.