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About the Department

Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to build a strong eco-system for nurturing innovation and Start-Ups in the country that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. The Startup India Hub was announced by the Hon`ble PM on 16th January 2016 and became operational on 1st April 2016. The Hub`s mandate is to serve as a single point of contact for the entire Start-Up Ecosystem and enable exchange of knowledge and access to funding. The Startup India Hub team also provides mass facilitation in the form of a dedicated helpline, email and twitter queries. Additionally, the team also offers Bespoke / full-fledged facilitation to select Start-Ups which includes Business Plan / Strategic Advisory, Financial Advisory, Government & Regulatory Advisory and assist Startups with coordinating relevant stakeholder meetings in India.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting due diligence of startups/ incubators as per defined processes, and support in process enhancement
  • Screening of startup and incubator applications and organising regular meetings with highlevel committees and various ministries.
  •  Data analysis and handling of a large database
  •  Providing assistance in regulatory aspects of startup recognition and tax exemptions and DPIIT schemes As part of other projects, the Candidate is also expected to
  •  Handhold startups and Government departments in entrepreneurial subjects to create a conducive startup ecosystem.
  •  Provide support to DPIIT officials for formulating policies, schemes, measures etc.
  • Providing necessary inputs for introducing and implementing new processes in line with the objectives of the Department
  •  Address ad hoc requests from DPIIT such as preparation of reports, briefs, etc.
  •  Resolve queries and grievances of startups and other stakeholders in stipulated time The role requires regular travel (short trips) to assist various stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or master's degree (CA / CS / Lawyer from Premier Institute will be preferred)
  •  0-4 years of work experience Consulting Firm / Government Advisory/ Leading corporate will be preferred)
  • Ability to work in teams and independently take responsibility of delivering key results
  • Excellent Research, Communications, and Analytical Skills
  • Experience in Policy facilitation, Project Management with the State Govt. or Govt. of India is a plus