On January 16, the Prime Minister will unveil the Start Up India action plan. (File photo)
New Delhi: The union government has drawn up an elaborate plan to launch Start Up India - an ambitious program to encourage start-up companies and entrepreneurs - to give shape to the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his December 27 'Mann Ki Baat' radio program.
On January 16, the Prime Minister will unveil the Start Up India action plan and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will inaugurate a day-long workshop to be held in Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi.
Over 40 CEOs and Venture Capitalists from the Silicon Valley are expected to attend and that would include the head of Uber and Soft Bank, said Amitabh Kant, the high profile bureaucrat who is in-charge of the Modi government's flagship program, Make in India.
The founder of Uber will address a session and a special session would be dedicated to women entrepreneurs. More than 2000 start ups and venture capitalists from across India are expected to participate at the event.
Tech giant Google will also be present and Indian start-ups can make presentation to its team at the summit.
There will also be a virtual exhibition to showcase the growth of start-ups in India.