Entrepreneurship Current Affairs, GK & News

What is “Womaniya” initiative?

The Government e Marketplace (GeM) has launched a new initiative called “Womaniya on GeM” to empower women entrepreneurs and women self-help groups (WSHGs) to sell their products directly to various government ministries, departments, and institutions. The initiative aims to develop women entrepreneurship on the margins of society to achieve gender-inclusive economic growth.It will spur hyper-local ..

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National Startup Day 2023

National Startup Day is celebrated annually on January 16th in India, to recognize and promote the country’s vibrant startup ecosystem. The day is marked by a week-long event, the Startup India Innovation Week, organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). While there is ..

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Startup India Innovation Week

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) will be organizing the Startup India Innovation Week from January 10th to January 16th, 2023. This event is part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations and will take place in over 75 locations across the country. “Startup India Innovation Week 2023 aims to engage ..

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6 years of Stand-Up India Scheme

On 5th April 2016, The Stand-up India scheme was launched by the Indian government. On 5th April 2022, it completed six years. Why was this scheme launched? This scheme was launched by the central government with the aim of encouraging entrepreneurship from the grass-root level so that job creation and economic empowerment can be fostered ..

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SAMARTH-Entrepreneurship Promotion Drive

On 7th March 2022, Union Minister for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Narayan Rane launched “SAMARTH”, a special entrepreneurship promotion drive for women. Highlights of the launch event At the launch event, the MSME minister held that there are numerous opportunities for women in the MSME sector. The minister also highlighted that the MSME ..

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Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP)

The Start-up Village Entrepreneurship Program is a sub-scheme of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). About SVEP SVEP is being implemented since 2016 by the Ministry of Rural Development. SVEP’s objective is to support entrepreneurs in rural areas to set-up enterprises at the village-level in non-agricultural sectors. Its focus is on providing ..

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