The Central Government has notified the structure of the National Startup Advisory Council to advise the Government on measures needed to build a strong ecosystem for nurturing innovation and startups in the country. The individual names will be notified later.
- The National Startup Advisory Council will be chaired by Minster for Commerce & Industry.
- Joint Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade will be the Convener of the Council.
- The nominees of the concerned Ministries/Departments/Organisations, not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India, will be ex-officio members of the Council.
- The Council will consist of the non-official members, to be nominated by Central Government for a period of two years, from various categories like founders of successful startups and persons capable of representing interests of investors into startups.
Source : Economic Times