PM’s Startup scheme encouraging young entrepreneurs: Priya Sethi

Business Desk/Srinagar
October 28, 2017 BUSINESS 208 Views

Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi today said that Startup India scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendera Modi is aimed at encouraging young entrepreneurs to involve in the entrepreneurship for better future. This decision she said is proving to be a new dimension im entrepreneurship and helping newcomers in setting up their businesses as well as make a line network of start ups .
Priya Sethi was speaking during ‘Jammu Kashmir Future Talks’ in Central University of Jammu. Vice Chancellor, Central University of Jammu, Prof Ashok Aima, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, Cluster University Anju Bhasin, Organiser of the Programe Shakun Sethi and an entrepreneur Japan Vyas were present on the occasion.
She said that this campaign is the result of commitment of Modi govt to make India a developed country by 2022 wherein more youngters will be encouraged to become job givers than job seekers. She said,” we need to give right direction to our students and make them realise their dreams. J&K is a vibrant state with multi-regional geographical and economic feature which itself is a boon and can be best utilised for giving young entrepreneurs opportunities to make their Mark”.
Listening to students speaking about startups, Priya Sethi said,’I Am happy that you opened up and gave vent to your feelings. We want to turn your imaginations into realities for which government has simplified procedures so that more and more new comers come forward and under the able guidance of mentors give India its new entrepreneurs. Japan Vyas and Shakun Sethi, she said are examples of success stories when it comes to startups and they must be guiding stars for youngsters trying their hands into Entrepreneurship’.
The Minister Added that by opening new incubation centres in Jammu and Kashmir more youth will be provided opprotnuties. The start up scheme she informed has also simple exit policies but youngsters must try to stick to their commitments and set up their units. They need not be afraid and government will continue to encourage youth open up their mind and clear doubts if any. She hoped that each university in the state will give at least two startups which will become role models for others to follow.

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