Start-Up India, Stand-Up India

Start-Up Stand-Up India India

Ques: Please see below statements regarding ‘Start-Up India’ campaign:

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a campaign ‘Start-up India, Stand up India’ on the occasion of 69th Independence Day.
  2. This will offer incentives to boost entrepreneurship and job creation.
  3. Each of the 1.25 lakh bank branches should encourage at least one Dalit or tribal entrepreneur and at least one woman entrepreneur.

Which of the following is/are correct?

a. Only 1
b. Only 1 and 2
c. 1, 2 and 3
d. None of the above

Ans: c

Related facts:

  • 15 August, 2015 on the Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced ‘Start-up India, Stand up India’ campaign.
  • This will promote bank financing for start-ups and offer incentives to boost entrepreneurship and job creation.
  • This initiative will encourage entrepreneurship among the youth of India. Each of the 1.25 lakh bank branches should encourage at least one Dalit or tribal entrepreneur and at least one woman entrepreneur.

 Reference:

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=126088
http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-must-be-no-1-in-start-ups-says-pm-modi-on-69th-independence-day-1207548
http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/startup-india-stand-up-india-should-be-our-mantra-says-pm-modi-in-independence-day-speech-115081500101_1.html

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