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BJP’s startup push in manifesto: Promises Rs 20,000 cr startup fund, 50k new startups

BJP’s startup push in manifesto: Promises Rs 20,000 cr startup fund, 50k new startups

  • The BJP in its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections has promised to launch a new scheme for entrepreneurs to provide collateral-free credit up to Rs 50 lakh and promote startups through the creation of a 'Seed Startup Fund' with a corpus of Rs 20,000 crore.
  • BJP has promised that it will ease regulatory requirement for startups and reduce tax compliance burdens for startups by reducing time spent on tax compliance to one hour per month.
  • In a bid to improve engagement of the government and its departments with the startup ecosystem, BJP says that it will begin ranking central ministries, departments, state governments and CPSUs (central public sector units) based on their engagement with startups and in bringing innovation, newer technologies and global practices and skills into the departments.


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