Modi unveils scheme to make Dalits entrepreneurs.
APRIL 06, 2016|The Hindu|Full Article
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unveiled the ‘Stand-up India’ scheme to promote entrepreneurship among women, scheduled castes and tribes by enabling them secure easier loans and said this could be an engine of job creation for the youth.
Under the scheme, SC/ST and women entrepreneurs will be provided loans of between Rs.10 lakh and Rs.1 crore for setting up new enterprises.
Mr. Modi also distributed 5,100 e-rickshaws under the scheme and 151 women were among those whoreceived the vehicles.
Start-up and Stand-up India blaring success at India International Trade Fair 2017
November 20, 2017|India Today|Full Article
Under the scheme 'Startup India , Standup India', launched in 2016 by providing a grant of 1.5 crore, a total of 43 start-ups have been incubated, ranging from social and marketing entrepreneurs to business enterprises and high-end technology.