Incubation main purpose is to create an optimal environment for startups in their early ages to grow and flourish. Incubators support the development of ventures from mere ideas into functional prototypes, minimum viable products, and foundational business plans. This ideation process takes an indefinite amount of time, so incubator programs tend to be open-ended with no set timeframe. Incubatees may even stay up to years within an incubator.Incubators play a vital role in the growth of startups. They provide the necessary resources such as infrastructure, mentorship and financial support to nurture and support innovation of startups. India has 400+ Incubators with most of them at nascent stage. Startup India aims to enhance capacities of the existing incubators and also provide support in setting new incubators.