Indian “National Student Startup Policy” 2016 launched

imageThe President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee launched the National Student Startup Policy on November 16, 2016 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The National Student Startup Policy, formulated by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), aims to create 100,000 technology based student start-ups and a million employment opportunities within the next 10 years. The policy plans on achieving this by developing an ideal entrepreneurial ecosystem and promoting strong inter-institutional partnerships among technical institutions. It claims to address the need for an appropriate startup policy to propel the youth of India through and beyond the 21st century.