Start-up Current Affairs, GK & News

ACT program launched by the start-up community

The start-ups in India have collectively launched the ACT (Action COVID-19 Team) project with 100 crore INR grants to speed up initiatives to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. About the Program The ACT or Active COVID-19 Team is a program launched collectively by the start-up community. The program was launched with the following objectives: Provision of ..

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Odisha signs MoU with HDFC to strengthen start-ups

The state government of Odisha recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank, to strengthen its start-ups. Under the agreement signed between the Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) department of Odisha and the bank, HDFC would lend incubation support to the start-up units of the state, so that they are able to ..

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Union Commerce and Industry Minister to chair National Startup Advisory Council

The Union government on Tuesday, 21st January 2020 notified the structure of the National Start-up Advisory Council, which will be chaired by the Union Minister of Commerce and Industry. The Council will advise the Centre on steps to be taken to create a strong environment for start-up companies in India. The committee will have non-official ..

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Start Up India-first time in Republic Parade; Indian Navy

The Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) operating under Ministry of Commerce and Industry is to showcase tableau on Start Up India at the Republic Day Parade to be held at Rajpath, New Delhi. The tableau is to be held under the theme Theme: Reach for the sky This is the first ..

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NASSCOM Foundation’s Social Innovation Forum (NSIF) award

NASSCOM Foundation, the Indian IT industry body’s social arm, and Bangalore based software firm Mphasis announced the winners of the 11th edition of NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum (NSIF) award. The NSIF is an ecosystem of over 2,200 social innovations, awarding over 90 social innovation projects, and has given more than Rs.1.5 crore in catalytic grants. ..

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