Start-Up India campaign: 10 key points

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday kick-started Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Start-Up India' campaign in Delhi at Vigyan Bhavan assuring tax regime and rules that would make start-ups in India much easier.

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2016, 16:58 PM IST
Start-Up India campaign: 10 key points

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday kick-started Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Start-Up India' campaign in Delhi at Vigyan Bhavan assuring tax regime and rules that would make start-ups in India much easier.

Japan's Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son also addressed the conference promising bigger investment in the country.

 

Here are 10 key points from the conference.

  • Friendly tax regime in Budget for start-ups
  • Government and the RBI to add to the banks' ability to lend more
  • Government to end licence raj for start-ups

 

  • Govt may lower long-term capital gain tax for unlisted companies
  • Govt not to interfere in Start-Up India scheme but facilitate
  • Government to be available to entrepreneurs at arm's length
  • Govt to launch Stand Up India scheme for entrepreneurs belonging to the SC, STs

 

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