New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will work together with greater than 150 startups from numerous sectors, together with agriculture and well being, on Saturday through video conferencing.
Startups from numerous sectors corresponding to enterprise methods, house, trade 4.0, safety, fintech, surroundings in addition to agriculture and well being can be a part of this interplay, the PMO mentioned on Friday.
Greater than 150 startups have been divided into six working teams primarily based on themes together with rising from roots, nudging the DNA, from native to world, expertise of future, constructing champions in manufacturing, and sustainable growth, it mentioned in a launch.
Every group will make a presentation earlier than Modi on the allotted theme within the interplay. The purpose of the interplay is to grasp how startups can contribute to nationwide wants by driving innovation within the nation, the discharge mentioned.
As a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, a week-long occasion, “Celebrating Innovation Ecosystem”, is being hosted by DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Trade, throughout January 10-16.
The occasion marks the sixth anniversary of the launch of the ‘Startup India’ initiative.
“Prime Minister has been a firm believer in the potential of Startups to contribute significantly to the growth of the nation. This was reflected in the launch of the flagship initiative Startup India in 2016. The government has worked on providing an enabling atmosphere for boosting the growth and development of Startups, ” it mentioned.
This has had an amazing impression on the startup ecosystem within the nation and has led to a staggering development of unicorns within the nation, it added.