Prime Minister Narendra Modi to interact with more than 150 entrepreneurs today

Premier Secretary Narendra Modi is scheduled to engage with over 150 startups from

different sectors during the weekend (January 15, 2022) through video conferencing.

According to a statement issued from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the PMO

announced that startups from different sectors, including enterprise systems industry 4.0

security, fintech, security, and health and agriculture, are expected to be part of this


PMO has also announced it has more than 150 new startups are split into six groups of

working, based on the following themes: starting from the ground and advancing the DNA

globally to local, the technology of the future, building manufacturers into champions as

well as sustainable growth.

“Each group will give presentations before Modi on the topic that they have been assigned

during the interaction. The purpose of the meeting is to discover the ways startups can

help meet national requirements by driving innovation across the nation,” the release said.

The event is organized through DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry as part of Azadi

Ka Amrit Mahotsav and runs for a week-long celebration, from 10 to 16 January.

The central theme will be “Celebrating Innovation Ecosystem,” It commemorates an

anniversary that is six years old since launching the “Startup India” initiative.

“Prime Minister is a firm believer in the power of Startups in contributing significantly to the

country’s development.

This was evident in introducing the most prominent program Startup India in 2016. The

government has focused on creating an environment to encourage the development and

growth of Startups,” the release stated.

This has had a significant impact on the ecosystem of startups in the country and resulted

in a massive growth in the number of unicorns operating in India.


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