From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : Ranking of States on Support to Startup Ecosystems
Mains level : Not Much
The Results of the second edition of Ranking of States on Support to Startup Ecosystems were recently released by Minister of Commerce & Industry.
About the Ranking
- The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has conducted the second edition of the States Startup Ranking Exercise.
- The key objective is to foster competitiveness and propel States and Union Territories to work proactively towards uplifting the startup ecosystem.
- It has been implemented as a capacity development exercise to encourage mutual learning among all states and to provide support in policy formulation and implementation.
7 focus areas
- Institutional Leaders
- Regulatory Change Champions
- Procurement Leaders
- Incubation Hubs
- Seeding Innovation Leaders
- Scaling Innovations Leaders
- Awareness and Outreach Champions