The Himachal government has formulated the Chief Minister’s Start up/Innovation Projects/New Industries Scheme to turn the educated youth for job seeker to job creator and in order to give support to the ‘Startup ‘and ‘ Innovation projects’ in the state besides providing skills to the youth and potential investors to develop entrepreneurship.
Disclosing this, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said on Wednesday that the scheme envisages various incentives for startups so as to enable the entrepreneurs to succeed in their ventures.
The scheme also makes provisions of creation of incubation centres in the host institutions in the state in order to build capacities, develop networking, establishing necessary infrastructure and generate awareness.
Agnihotri said that basic objective of this scheme is to create self-employment and employment, upgrading the skills of entrepreneurs and to provide them support to set up their units under professional guidance.
The scheme also aims at helping and holding entrepreneurs to select viable projects in the potential areas in manufacturing and service sectors and training them to set up startups and running them professionally.