Startup India States Conference to be held today
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) is organizing a day-long conference on Startup India in New Delhi today with an aim to give impetus to start up India initiative. During this conference, all stakeholders, particularly states will discuss the progress, and policies they have made on the Startup India initiative.The conference will be presided over by commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
During the conference, the State Governments of Telangana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Kerala and Karnataka would be presenting the initiatives undertaken by them to promote Startups. While the Startups will share their growth stories and expectations from the government, the investors will deliberate on access of funds in different stages of the Startup life-cycle. The Startup India initiative of the Government envisions building a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Startups in the country and empowering Startups to grow through innovation and design. It was launched in January this year.
So let's discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the department which is going to organize a day-long conference on Startup India?
2. The Startup India conference will be held at which place and also name the person who is going to preside the conference?