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March 24, 2018

At First National Entrepreneurship Awards, Home Minister spoke “After Start-up India, Stand-up India, the next campaign would be “Scale-up India”

New Delhi : Addressing the National Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony here, Singh called India an innovation-driven country and observed that the country had given birth to several technological and science innovations in the past. After campaigns like Start-up and Stand-up India, the next campaign would be Scale-up India as there is no other alternative, the Home Minister said.

“Central Reserve Police Force personnel will be offered courses in entrepreneurship to enable them set up their own enterprises post retirement. An MoU in this regard will be signed soon to operationalize the arrangement”, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, said Union Minister for Skill Development.

“CRPF has requested that its jawans who are about to retire be imparted courses in entrepreneurship so that they can set up their own businesses post-retirement,” Rudy said in the presence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here.

He said the number of people having formal training in India, which currently stands at a meagre 2.5 percent, will rise in the coming years due to the government’s efforts. The first-ever National Entrepreneurship Awards honored young entrepreneurs for their outstanding efforts in the field of entrepreneurship development.

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