IMPHAL, Jan 7 - With an objective to spread awareness about the Start-up Policy of Central and State Governments, the Start-up India Manipur Yatra was flagged off from the CM’s Secretariat here today.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh attended the ceremony. Addressing media persons, he said that the Yatra is organised under the Startup India initiative of Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion in association with Government of Manipur.
The yatra will cover several educational institutions such as Manipur University, DM University, Manipur Technical University, Manipur Institute of Technology, National Institute of Technology, Central Agricultural University, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, IIIT, etc.
The aspiring entrepreneurs would be selected for training at prominent/renowned companies outside the State, he added. The Startup initiative is encouraging the local entrepreneurs by providing them financial support so that they could create employment opportunities. In the first round of Manipur Startup Scheme, altogether 334 entrepreneurs were identified and provided financial support.