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Startup India Will Encourage Youths To Be Job Givers
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Startup India Will Encourage Youths To Be Job Givers

The central government's Startup India scheme will give a new dimension to entrepreneurship in the country wherein youngsters will be encouraged to become job givers rather than job seekers, Jammu and Kashmir minister Priya Sethi has said. Speaking at the Central University of Jammu on Jammu Kashmir Future Talks yesterday, the state education and tourism minister said the initiative was a result of the Modi government's commitment to make India a developed country by 2022. "We need to give a right direction to our students and make them realise their dreams. Jammu and Kashmir is a vibrant state with multi-regional geographical and economic features, which itself is a boon and can be best utilised for giving young entrepreneurs opportunities to make their mark," she said. Addressing th...
Indian Govt Plans to Develop Northeast as Startup Destination
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Indian Govt Plans to Develop Northeast as Startup Destination

Northeast is an emerging destination for new ‘Startups’ from across the country and plans are there to provide ‘venture’ fund for new entrepreneurs, Union Minister Jitendra Singh has said. Inaugurating the ‘Youth Connect’ programme organised by Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar College of University of Delhi, Singh said under the ‘Startup India, Standup India’ plan announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there are provisions of two years of tax-free facility and three months’ exit period. “These are unique features of this plan and on behalf of the Ministry of DoNER, an added incentive is being contemplated in the form of a ‘venture’ fund for new entrepreneurs so as to provide them relief from financial liabilities,” he said. The Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) said th...
Dinesh Agarwal – Founder & CEO of IndiaMart, Also Invested in Little Eye Labs (acquired by Facebook)
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Dinesh Agarwal – Founder & CEO of IndiaMart, Also Invested in Little Eye Labs (acquired by Facebook)

IndiaMart, a name heard by many, not only in India but all over the world. IndiaMART is an Indian online marketplace, serving since 1998 and based in Noida. The company have around 1.5 million suppliers listed on its website, with around 10 million buyers visiting the online platform every month. We recently met with the founder of Indiamart, Mr. Dinesh Agarwal at IIT-D where he motivated several students and yet-to-be entrepreneurs. Mr. Dinesh Agarwal is a very down to earth man, who knows how to do business. It is not just by his luck or ideas that helped him creating such a giant IndiaMart, but his will and passion for the same. We got the opportunity to ask him few questions about Indiamart and the current startup scenario in India.   Thank you so much Mr. Dinesh for this I...