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NATIONAL STARTUP ADVISORY COUNCIL CONSTITUTED

NATIONAL STARTUP ADVISORY COUNCIL  CONSTITUTED

Context

The National Startup Advisory Council was constituted on January 21, 2020, by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

Details:

  • The GOI nominated 28 non-official members on the National Startup Advisory Council which includes Byju Raveendran-Byju’s CEO, Vani Kola-Kalaari Capital Managing Director, SoftBank India country head Manoj Kohli and Bhavish Aggarwal-Ola Cabs co-founder.
  • The term of the non-official members of this council will be for 2 years.
  • It was formed to advise the government on measures required to build a strong ecosystem of startups in the country. The council is chaired by Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.

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