Made a list of government initiatives for the Startups. Hope this helps the early stage founders who are searching those sticks to float-
- Startup India: A flagship initiative of the Government of India to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. The program offers various benefits such as tax exemptions, funding, and mentorship to startups.
- Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana: A scheme that provides loans to micro and small enterprises, including startups, to support their growth and expansion.
- Stand-Up India: A scheme that provides bank loans between Rs. 10 lakhs and Rs. 1 crore to at least one scheduled caste or scheduled tribe borrower and at least one woman borrower per bank branch for setting up a greenfield enterprise.
- Atal Innovation Mission: An initiative to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in India, particularly among students, through various programs such as Atal Tinkering Labs, Atal Incubation Centers, and Atal Community Innovation Centers.
- Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana: A scheme aimed at promoting entrepreneurship education and training among young people in the age group of 18-29 years.
- National Entrepreneurship Awards: An annual awards program to recognize and reward outstanding entrepreneurs and ecosystem builders in India.
- Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Startups: A scheme that provides collateral-free loans to startups through banks and other financial institutions.
- NIDHI (National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations): A program that provides various support services to startups such as seed funding, incubation, and mentoring.
- Biotechnology Ignition Grant: A scheme that provides financial assistance to startups in the biotechnology sector to support their research and development activities.
- Electronics Development Fund: A scheme that provides funding and support to startups in the electronics and IT hardware sector.
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