LIVE: India is world’s 3rd largest startup ecosystem, says Smriti Irani


India has the third largest startup ecosystem in the world. More than 80,000 startups in more than 650 districts, and more than 100 unicorns valued at more than $330,000 billion. According to Irani, it is a clear indication of how India is rising in the field of entrepreneurship for the youth.

A roadshow by a delegation of the Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath in the French capital of Paris evoked an overwhelming response as investors not only showed their desire to strengthen business ties with the state but also their willingness to invest in various sectors, among others. defence, agriculture, dairy, food processing, IT, renewable energy and water transport, the government release said.

A delegation led by Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya and IT Minister Yogendra Upadhyay arrived in Paris on Monday and met representatives of major French industrial houses, inviting them to invest in Uttar Pradesh and attend the ‘Global Investor Summit’, ie. it will be held from February 10 to 12, next year.

India will offer 2 to 3 million tonnes of wheat to consumers such as flour millers and biscuit makers as part of efforts to cool high prices, two government sources said, even as the country’s reserves fell to a six-year low. Wheat prices have soared in India this year after a sudden rise in temperature affected crop yields and production.

The head of the United Nations expressed great hope that the war in Ukraine will end in 2023 and elsewhere in the world, he condemned the Iranian government’s crackdown on protesters, called on all countries to confront the terrorist threat from the extreme right and asked the international community to tell Israel’s new right. – the southern government that there is no alternative to a two-state solution.

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