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Government to come out with action plan on start-ups in January

  • India is set to unveil a blueprint for start-ups on January 16,
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in the latest episode of his monthly radio
    programme, ‘Mann ki Baat’.
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  • “On the 15th of Aug, from the Red Fort, I talked about India
    becoming a start-up destination… Subsequently, the talk about whether India
    can indeed become a start-up capital of the world. On January 16, we are coming

    • India is set to unveil a blueprint for start-ups on January 16,
      Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in the latest episode of his monthly radio
      programme, ‘Mann ki Baat’.
    •  
    • “On the 15th of Aug, from the Red Fort, I talked about India
      becoming a start-up destination… Subsequently, the talk about whether India
      can indeed become a start-up capital of the world. On January 16, we are coming
      out with an action plan on start-ups,” Modi said.
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    • “Startup India, Stand up India programme will connect bright
      minds from IT in all colleges through live connectivity… Youth all over India
      have the talent and the capability to propel India’s growth,” he said.
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    • In his Independence Day speech, Modi had announced a new campaign
      ‘Startup India; Stand up India’ to promote bank financing for startups, and
      offer incentives to boost entrepreneurship and job creation in the country.
      Modi has since spoken repeatedly about the importance of entrepreneurship, and
      the resulting job creation to propel the nation forward.
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    • At the recent ‘Start-up Konnect’ programme in Silicon Valley, the
      Prime Minister had said the start-up ecosystem was developing rapidly, fueled
      by the great energy and innovation of India’s youth. He also said he wanted
      start-ups to embrace rural India as much as urban India.
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    • Aimed at giving a big boost to startups in India, as many as seven
      MoUs have been signed between various organisations of India and the US.

     

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