The commerce and industry ministry is looking to engage consultants to promote the government’s Startup India campaign for budding entrepreneurs.
The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), under the ministry, has issued an advertisement for engaging a senior consultant and two consultants for the Startup India initiative.
It has invited applications from eligible candidates for “engagement as senior consultant/consultant on contractual basis.”
It said the job responsibilities for the senior consultant include assessment of the existing startup ecosystem in the country, identifying the national and international best practices, making recommendations to facilitate growth of startups and monitoring implementation of action plans, schemes and programmes.
Those of the consultants would be identification of challenges and opportunities for startups in India and assisting the department in terms of producing research documents related to current functioning and challenges, among others.
Under the ‘Startup India Action Plan’, the government announced incentives, including tax holiday and inspector raj- free regime, besides capital gains tax exemption and Rs 10,000 crore corpus to fund them.