PM Narendra Modi to reveal action plan for “Start-up India” on January 16
New Delhi, India | Red Newswire | Dec 28, 12:37 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi has been seeking efforts to boost entrepreneurship in the country right from the roots and announced the ‘start-up India’ initiative. He today said that the action plan for the same will be revealed on January 16 and urged all the states to spread the word.
Modi announced this campaign in his Independence Day speech saying that the programme will be tailor made for the Indian market conditions and would ensure that even the youth for lowest strata of society benefits from this.
On the radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ Modi said, “Can India be a 'Start-up Capital'? Can the youth in the states have the opportunities in the form of start-ups, with innovations, whether it be manufacturing, service sector or agriculture? In everything, there should be freshness, new ways, new thinking. The world cannot move ahead without innovation.”
He said the programme will bring new opportunities for the youth. PM Modi further added, “On January 16, the government of India will unveil the full Action Plan of Start-up India, Stand-up India... A structure will be presented before you. This programme will be connected to the country's IITs, IIMs, central universities and NITs. Wherever there are youth, they will be linked through 'live connectivity’.”
The ‘Start-up India’ programme aims at providing better finance to the startup ventures and boost entrepreneurship and job availability.
Source: Mann Ki Baat