Start-Up mission a real game changer for India: Shaktikanta Das


Addressing the panel discussion at the launch of the Start-Up India mission on Saturday, Shaktikanta Das, Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs said that this would be a game changer for India as it will channelize investments and facilitate job creation in the country.
The panel discussion was conducted by Amitabh Kant, Secretary at the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India.

K Shivaji, Chairman & Managing Director at the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), who also represented the panellists, said the bank is committed towards funding start-ups and has set up the India Aspiration Fund to serve the purpose.

Shivaji added that the bank has so far been able to commit close to Rs 1100 crore towards setting up of nearly 25 such new ventures.