Government of India has announced the Start-Up India initiative with the objective of providing conducive environment for Start-Ups in the country. In relation to Start-Up identification, definition and recognition Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India has already issued a notification No. 113 dated 17.2.2017. In line with the above after due deliberations Hon'ble Governor of Uttarakhand is pleased to permit publication of Uttarakhand Start-Up Policy- 2017 to attract Start-Up investments and to nurture students passing out of various Technology Institutes of the State into Entrepreneurs.
Uttarakhand is a well known educational hub. In the State on one hand there are Institutes like IIT Roorkee, IIM Kashipur, NIT, GBPUAT etc., on the other hand State Government has established Industrial Estates like Haridwar, Pantnagar, Kotdwar, Kashipur, Selaqui, Dehradun, Sitarganj etc.
The Start-up policy-2017 of Government of Uttarakhand aims to provide a platform for the students emerging from these institutes to nurture them as entrepreneurs.
For more details, Please read Startup Uttarakhand policy.