PM to address startup summit on Jan 16

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PM Modi

New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with startups and address the ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ on January 16.

The global summit is being organized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce on 15-16 January, Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.

“Prime Minister will interact with startups and address the summit on January 16 at 5 PM via video conferencing,” the statement said.

The two-day summit is being organised as a follow up of the announcement made by the prime minister at the fourth BIMSTEC summit held in Kathmandu in August 2018 wherein India committed to host the BIMSTEC Startup Conclave.

The summit marks the fifth anniversary of the Startup India initiative, launched by PM Modi on January 16, 2016.

“With participation from over 25 countries and more than 200 global speakers, the summit will be the largest startup confluence organised by the government since the launch of the Startup India initiative,” the PMO said.

It will also witness 24 sessions with focus on enhancing multilateral cooperation and engagement with countries from around the globe to collectively develop and strengthen the startup ecosystems, it added.