‘Stand Up India’ Launched by PM Modi


Noida : Prime Minister of India Narendra Damodardas Modi on Tuesday launched the ‘Start Up India’ campaign aimed at boosting business in India. Money Minister Arun Jaitley was also present at the occasion held in Noida.

The Stand Up India initiative will promote entrepreneurship among women, SC & ST communities. It is expected to benefit a large number of such entrepreneurs, as it is intended to facilitate at least two such projects per bank branch (Scheduled Commercial Bank) on an average one for each category of an entrepreneur.

The scheme was launched in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Union Minister for Culture and Tourism and Union Minister of State for Finance among others.

Arun Jaitley said, “Through Stand Up India initiative, we intend to encourage entrepreneurship among woman and SC and STs.”