National Startup Advisory Council – UPSC Prelims

National Startup Advisory Council:
  • It was constituted by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).
  • Objective: This is to advise the Government on measures needed to build a strong startup ecosystem.
  • Composition:
    • Chairman: Minister for Commerce & Industry.
    • Convener of the Council: Joint Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
    • Ex-officio Members: Nominees of the concerned Ministries/Departments/Organizations not below the rank of Joint Secretary.
    • Non-official members to be nominated by the Government from various categories like
      • Founders of successful startups
      • Veterans who have grown and scaled companies in India
      • Persons capable of representing the interests of investors into startups, etc.
  • The term of the non-official members will be for a period of two years or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

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