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National Startup Awards 2022

National Startup Awards- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges- Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

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National Startup Awards in News

  • Recently, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has launched the third edition of the National Startup Awards.

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National Startup Awards 2022

  • Parent Ministry: National Startup Awards have been designed by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
  • Mandate: In line with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the National Startup Awards 2022 will acknowledge startups and enablers who have been instrumental in revolutionising the development story of India.
    • The National Startup Awards 2022 will acknowledge startups that hold within them the power and potential to further fuel the spirit of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
    • The National Startup Awards 2022 will also reward exceptional incubators and accelerators as key building blocks of a robust startup ecosystem.
  • Category: The 2022 awards for startups will be given in 17 sectors classified into 50 sub-sectors. In addition, there are seven special categories of awards for startups:
    • Women-led startups
    • Impact in rural areas
    • Campus startups
    • Manufacturing excellence
    • Innovation tackling the pandemic (preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, monitoring, digital connect, work from home solutions, etc.)
    • Solution delivery or business operations in Indic languages
    • Startups from North-East and Hilly States/ Union Territories.
  • Prize: A cash prize of INR 5 lakh will be awarded to each winning startup. A cash prize of INR 15 lakh each will be awarded to one winning incubator and one winning accelerator.
  • Significance: National Startup Awards 2022 is important for start-ups due to the following-
    • The winners and runners-up will also be given opportunities to present their solutions to relevant public authorities and corporates for potential pilot projects and work orders and pitching opportunities with investors.
    • They will also be given priority for participation in various national and international startup events.

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Previous Editions of National Startup Awards

  • The first National Startup Awards were announced in 2020 and witnessed applications from over 1,600 startups and ecosystem enablers across India.
  • National Startup Awards 2021 saw participation from over 2,200 startups and ecosystem enablers.

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