Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the Madhya Pradesh government’s Start-up Policy 2022 and a start-up portal through video links in the presence of young entrepreneurs here.
Under the new policy, start-ups will receive subsidies for rent and employee salaries. Modi spoke to a few entrepreneurs on the occasion about their start-ups and how they can benefit people. In 2014, there were 300 to 400 start-ups in the country, but their number has increased in eight years and now there are 70,000 recognized start-ups, the Prime Minister said.
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Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also addressed the function in Indore. Under the new policy, the state government will subsidize start-ups for workplace rent, salaries and product patents.
The Prime Minister also tweeted about it from his Twitter handle.
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The Madhya Pradesh Startup Policy will promote the startup ecosystem and help nurture young entrepreneurs. https://t.co/ciC9gxCuWx
– Narendra Modi (arenarendramodi) May 13, 2022
There will also be a quota for start-ups in government procurement, an official said. If a start-up works from a rental place, the rent will be Rs 5,000 per month. It will receive Rs 5,000 per month for salaries of up to 25 employees, the official added.