Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of IndiaThe Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India is leading and facilitating a gamut of Innovation and IPR related activities across the country towards expansion of this ecosystem. The MeitY intends to promote e-Governance for empowering citizens, promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the Electronics, IT & ITeS industries, enhancing India's role in Internet Governance, adopting a multipronged approach that includes development of human resources, promoting R&D and innovation, enhancing efficiency through digital services and ensuring a secure cyber space. In order to facilitate MeitY's vision of promoting technology innovation, start-ups and creation of Intellectual Properties, a nodal entity called 'MeitY Start-up Hub' (MSH) has been setup under its aegis.
MeitY Startup HubIndia is home to one of the most vibrant startup ecosystems with close to 8000 tech startups, making it the 2nd largest startup ecosystem in the world. Hence, innovation and entrepreneurship is the emerging focus area that is being aggressively promoted to give a fillip to the Indian economy. Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India is leading and facilitating a gamut of Innovation and IPR-related activities across the country towards the expansion of this ecosystem.
In order to facilitate MeitY's vision of promoting technology innovation, start-ups and the creation of Intellectual Properties, a nodal entity called 'MeitY Start-up Hub' (MSH) has been set up under its aegis. MSH will act as a national coordination, facilitation, and monitoring center that will integrate all the incubation centers, start-ups, and innovation-related activities of MeitY.
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialization and its emergence as one of the most rapidly developing global economies. A non-Government, not-for-profit organization, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of the industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across States, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies. FICCI provides a platform for networking and consensus building within and across sectors and it is the first port of call for the Indian industry, policy makers and the international business community.