New Delhi [India]: The total variety of acknowledged start-ups in India rose from 471 in 2016 to 72,993 as on 30th June 2022, assisted by positive government treatments, Minister of State for Commerce and also Market Som Parkash claimed.
Start-ups and also the whole modern technology community are the engines of growth for any type of country. Recognising this element, the Federal government introduced Startup India campaign on 16th January 2016 with an aim to construct a more powerful ecological community for nurturing India’s start-up society that would better drive our economic growth, support entrepreneurship, as well as allow large employment opportunities, the preacher stated in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.
The Division for Promotion of Sector and also Internal Profession (DPIIT) has identified startups which are spread across 56 varied industries. More than 4,500 start-ups have actually been acknowledged in sectors relating to emerging innovations such as Internet of Points (IoT), robotics, artificial intelligence, analytics, etc.
Division of Scientific Research and Innovation (DST) had released an umbrella program called National Initiative for Developing and also Harnessing Advancements (NIDHI) in year 2016 for supporting ideas as well as technologies (knowledge-based and also technology-driven) into effective start-ups.
Under NIDHI, different programmes range from providing fellowships to the pupils going with entrepreneurship through Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIR) program, Advertising and also Accelerating Young as well as Ambitious Pioneers and Start-ups (PRAYAS) program by giving financial backing for converting suggestions into models, accessibility of early-stage Seed assistance to incubated endeavors, giving mentoring and also financial investment preparedness assistance with Accelerators, and developing Centres of Quality (CoE) in incubation.