Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today kickstarted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Startup India mission at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi. Modi, will be releasing the blueprint of ‘Startup India’ programme which may include a Startups and Entrepreneurship Law to make it easier for Indian entrepreneur to set up and run their new ventures.
Will join the programme to commence the #StartupIndia movement this evening. Looking forward to interacting with start-up entrepreneurs.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 16, 2016
The program started at 9:30 am, we bring you the live updates from the event.
The first session was – Why is Innovation Important for India? Union Ministers Arun Jaitley, Nirmala Sitharaman, Onno Ruhl, Country Director, World Bank, and Amitabh Kant, Secretary, DIPP participated in the discussion.
Amitabh: Employment generation is government’s top priority.
Onnu: World Bank is excited to work with government on startup programme.