As part of a series of interactions via Namo App Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with entrepreneurs and innovators from across the country. PM Modi used technology to reach out to young people gathered in Incubation centres and Tinkering Labs. The entrepreneurs shared their experiences about start up India and Atal innovation Mission with PM Modi.
Speaking to those gathered PM said that adequate capital, courage and connecting with people are required for excelling in the start-up sector.Prime Minister Modi said that smaller towns and villages too are emerging as vibrant startup centres.
He said that with NDA govt’s initiatives in past 4 years, vibrant start-up centres are also expanding in the tier-2 and tier 3 cities.Prime Minister said that today around 45% start-ups are being owned by women of the country. He added that with every startup, employment is generated for 12 persons and with this the number is bound to increase.
Prime Minister said that there was a time when startups meant only digital and technology innovation but now things are changing and startups are expanding in various other fields, including agriculture.
Top 30 innovations, across six different focus areas were identified & are now being supported for converting into startups.
Prime Minister Modi gave message to the young people to keep innovating. He said that If we do not innovate, we will stagnate..