Action Plan Of ‘Start-Up India And Stand-up India’ Will Be Launched On January 16.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced this during his monthly radio address ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
Modi asserted on need of new ideas and focus on innovation in the country.
“Start-up India, Stand-up India has brought new opportunity for the youth of our country. Be it manufacturing, service sector or agriculture, this new initiative will bring in new ideas, new ways, and new innovations,” he said.
“The action plan of ‘Start-up India, Stand-up India’ will be launched on January 16. A blueprint will be presented on that day,” he announced.
Every youth associated with IITs, IIMs, Central Universities and NITs in the country will be linked to this programme through live-connectivity. Modi added that the talent of “our youth is not restricted to a few cities. All across India youngsters have talent and they need opportunities.”
Stating that start-ups are meant not only for IT professionals or for the digital world, the prime minister said: “If through innovation a youth conceives a new idea that can give employment to poor, even that can be called a start-up.
Modi requested the banks to help these youth and encourage them to move ahead in order to make India an innovation hub.