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  • 05 Jul 2022
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Chhattisgarh Honored as 'Aspiring Leader'

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On July 4, 2022, under the third edition of the States Startup Ranking released by the Central Industry Promotion and Internal Trade Department, in the program organized by Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi, Chhattisgarh was awarded as an aspiring leader for the development of startup ecosystem in the state.

Key Points

  • It is noteworthy that under the present Industrial Policy of Chhattisgarh, 2019-24, Startup Package has been implemented to benefit startup units. A total of 748 startups are registered in the state.
  • In the citation given to Chhattisgarh as an aspiring leader, it has been mentioned that many commendable initiatives have been taken by the Chhattisgarh government to encourage startups, including establishment of startup policy, tax exemption for startups and grants. Provision of and installation and up-gradation of incubators is a major initiative. Provisions have been made for co-working space, mentorship, funding and technology support for startups through incubators.
  • Three officers of Chhattisgarh - Anurag Pandey (Special Secretary, Department of Commerce and Industry), Praveen Shukla (Additional Director Industries) and Suman Dewangan (Assistant Director) were felicitated by the Union Minister for their outstanding contribution to the startup sector.
  • It may be mentioned that under the Chhattisgarh State Industrial Policy, 2019-24, the Chhattisgarh State Startup Package has been implemented to encourage startup units.
  • Reimbursement of 40 percent of the building rent for three years, with a maximum limit of Rs 8,000 per month to startups and 50 percent reimbursement for participation in seminars, workshops, seminars, exhibitions by startup units, subject to a maximum limit of one lakh rupees Every year, it is being given.
  • To encourage startups in the state, 50 percent of the expenditure to be made for setting up of incubators is being given as grant, maximum amount of Rs 50 lakh and Rs 3 lakh per year for operation.
  • Under the Industrial Award Scheme, a provision has been made to give awards in the startup category. Provision has been made for the first, second and third prizes of Rs 1,51,000, Rs 1,00,000 and Rs 51,000 respectively and a citation.

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Covid Mukt Gaon Project

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Recently a 'State Level Pre-Launch' meeting was organized in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh with the participation of District and State level officials to ensure a seamless, sustainable and integrated strengthening of health care systems, in which 'Vaccination- On Wheels' van, which will provide daily facilities like COVID-19 vaccination, Neapolitan vaccination and other primary level facilities in remote places.

Key Points

  • It is worth noting that ChildFund India announced the launch of a large-scale project named 'Covid Mukt Gaon' in three states of India- Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
  • With the support of Prosper, Childfund aims to establish a sustainable network care model, to ensure better access to quality affordable health services.
  • The 'COVID-free cow' project is being supported to provide basic health services, equipment and child-friendly care (paediatric services). Through private sector participation, the effort will be enhanced with telemedicine services, health outreach vehicles and camps.
  • Significantly, Childfund (NGO) in India is representing the voice of underprivileged children in the country, with its head office located in Bengaluru and a programme office in Delhi, which is also the registered office of Childfund India.
  • In India, Childfund operates in 85 districts in 15 states. Through long-term partnerships and direct implementation, it reaches out to about 3 million children, youth and their families in 3200 communities/villages annually.

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