Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) recognized startups create over 8.6 lakh direct jobs since the launch of Startup India
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) recognized startups have self-reported creation of over 8.6 lakh direct jobs as on 30th November 2022 since the launch of Startup India in 2016
The Government with an intent to build a strong ecosystem for nurturing innovation and startups in the country launched Startup India initiative on 16th January 2016. In order to meet the objectives of the initiative, the Government unveiled an Action Plan for Startup India that laid the foundation of Government support, schemes and incentives envisaged to create a vibrant startup ecosystem in the country. The Action Plan comprises of 19 action items spanning across areas such as “Simpliﬁcation and handholding”, “Funding support and incentives” and “Industry-academia partnership and incubation”.
As per eligibility conditions prescribed under G.S.R. notiﬁcation 127 (E) dated 19th February 2019, entities are recognized as startups under Startup India initiative by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). 84,012 entities have been recognised as startups from across the country by the DPIIT as on 30th November 2022.
There has been a year-on-year increase in reported number of jobs created by the recognised startups, details of which are as follows:
|Year||Total Number of Jobs Created (self-reported) by DPIIT Recognised Startups
(as on 30th November 2022)