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National Webinar on Start- Up India – Opportunities and Challenges for Young Entrepreneurs: 19 th May 2021 – Department of Commerce

ACME - Association of Commerce and Managerial Excellence , an association of the Department of Commerce had organized a 2 day National Level Webinar on Start- Up India – Opportunities and Challenges for Young Entrepreneurs under the leadership of Prof. Druva Kumar K S – the HOD of Commerce and Prof. Johnson Pereira – Coordinator of Commerce. The topic for discussion on Day-1 was “Contemporary Trends In Investment Management & Start – Ups”. Dr. Varun Bhushan from the Dept of Economics, Delhi University was the resource person for the day.

This National webinar was organized for the faculty as well as research scholars throughout the Nation. A total of 125 participants attended on the first day. The objectives were - to examine the opportunities for start-ups in India under the flagship initiative Start-up India. To analyze the challenges/obstacles on the way of start-ups in India and to assess an Entrepreneurial eco-system that can nurture and encourage Start-ups.

According to ASSOCHAM study, India is home to the third largest number of technology-driven start- ups in the world. For India to capitalize the demographic window of opportunity, the economy has to generate sufficient job opportunities that can productively absorb working age population. The speaker went forth to explain the situation in India and discussed about the Opportunities for Start- ups, Data Connectivity as well as the Start-up Mindset of young entrepreneurs. He concluded the presentation with the Challenges faced by the Young Entrepreneurs.

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