Prime minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi to Formally Launch – Start-up India, Stand-up India on 16th January, 2016 at 1630 hrs (4:30pm).
‘Start-up India Stand-up India‘, the new initiative that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had spoken about on Independence Day last year on 15th August 2015, will finally be formally launched and kick-started on 16th January, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi at 1730 hrs (5:30 pm). The launch of the event will see the participation of all major higher educational institutions through online connectivity, followed by live viewing session of the campaign undertaken in 26 cities.
Said Modi, “On August 15, I had made an initial mention of ‘Start-Up India Stand Up India’. After that it has been discussed in all government departments. Can India become the startup capital of the world? On January 16, the government will launch the full action-plan of ‘Start-up India Stand Up India’. I will come before you to discuss this in detail and would welcome your suggestions. I would request the state governments as well to take this forward.”
India has now emerged as the youngest start-up nation in the world with over 72% of founders below 35 years of age. The country has also become the third largest start-up nation worldwide with more than 4,200 start-ups. This will be the Government’s blueprint Start-ups to ease the process of setting up new ventures. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Young Indians (Yi) are active partners in this campaign and in association with Department in Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will be organizing a panel discussion on Start up India from 1630hrs (4:30pm) to 1730hrs (5:30 pm) followed by live viewing session in and across 26 cities.
This program aims to assist people starting new business ventures, especially those that involved innovations. Institutions like IITs, NITs, IIMs, Central Universities, Inspiria Knowledge Campus and major higher educational institutions will be connected live through this scheme.
It is a wonderful opportunity to be an active participant in this great launch and vis a vis directly with Shri Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India and the expert panellist in reference to Start-up India, Stand-up India. So all the Faculty body and students are invited to join the Hot-panel discussion on 16th January,2016 at Inspiria Knowledge campus.