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Easing norms for Start-ups in India

To promote the startup culture in India, the Finance Ministry has made provisions for improving the start-up ecosystem by easing some financial norms.? What has happened? The Finance Ministry has simplified the entire process of assessment for the start-up entities in India. The nodal authorities for these changes are the CBDT.? Primarily, the new norms ..

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Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas launches Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan has recently launched Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi to encourage the spirit of innovation at the community level. The aim of the initiative is to encourage the spirit of innovation through solution-driven design thinking to serve society. The ACIC is a ..

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Innovating for Clean Air

The initiative, Innovating for Clean Air a two-year India-UK joint initiative in Bengaluru aimed at providing a unique air quality measurement system. Monitoring Air Quality The initiative provides for a unique air quality measurement system integrating satellite and sensor data and supports India’s transition to Electric Vehicles (EVs). The initiative will identify innovations having potential to ..

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Atal Innovation Mission

The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative of the NITI Aayog. This aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the country and create an environment for the same. Objectives of AIM The objective of AIM is to create, develop and promote an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship across the country which will exist ..

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India ranked at 52nd in Global Innovation Index

India has improved its rank by five places to stand at 52nd in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 of the world’s most innovative economies and maintained its position as the top exporter of IT services. The list continues to be topped by Switzerland while Israel finds its place in the top ten for the ..

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