National Startup Awards 2020

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News: Minister of Commerce & Industry will be releasing the results of the first edition of National Startup Awards.

Facts:

  • National Startup Awards: It was set up by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • Aim: To recognize and reward outstanding Startups and ecosystem enablers that are building innovative products or solutions and scalable enterprises, with high potential of employment generation or wealth creation, demonstrating measurable social impact.
  • Categories: The awards will be given across 12 sectors namely Agriculture, Education, Enterprise Technology, Energy, Finance, Food, Health, Industry 4.0, Space, Security, Tourism and Urban Services. 
    • Apart from these, startups are to be selected from those which create impact in rural areas, are women-led and founded in academic campuses.