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About the department
 

Invest India is the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India, under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The agency serves as the first point of contact for investors exploring India as a business destination. Invest India is responsible for numerous key government initiatives including Startup India, AGNIi, One District One Product, Project Monitoring Group, and Waste to Wealth among others. 

About Startup India:

Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India intended to catalyze startup culture and build a strong and inclusive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India. Since the launch of the initiative on 16th January 2016, Startup India has rolled out several programs with the objective of supporting entrepreneurs and transforming India into a country of job creators instead of job seekers.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Stakeholder management with officials, partners & startups ecosystem stakeholders
  • Responsible and accountable for ideation and end-to-end delivery of projects
  • Provide support to DPIIT officials for formulating policies, schemes, measures etc and address ad hoc requests
  • Handhold startups and Government departments in entrepreneurial subjects to create a conducive startup ecosystem and resolve queries in stipulated time
  • Support State and Central Departments in setting up new incubation policies and incubators 
  • Conduct extensive sector-specific and industry research
  • Maintain and analyse data of Incubators in the country

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree/Master’s degree from a tier-1 institute
  • 1-4 years of work experience in Public Policy, Consulting, Partnerships, Strategy and International Relations. Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in incubation ecosystem/in an incubator
  • A candidate should have problem-solving approach, data-driven decision making and strong project management skills
  • Excellent Research and Communications skills
  • Well versed with all tools of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in teams and independently take responsibility of delivering key results
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