CNBC TV 18- 6th October 2020
India's first national awards for startups announced
The government of India announced the winners of its maiden national awards for startups and incubators following a ten month long wait. The registrations for National Startup Awards 2020 had started in December. A number of startups from 12 different sectors received the national award from commerce minister Piyush Goyal.
The aim of the government was to recognise and reward startups building innovative products with high potential of employment generation or wealth creation, demonstrating measurable social impact. More than 1,600 startups belonging to 35 sectors of the economy and more than 40 incubators and accelerators from government and private sectors too participated in these awards. While the winning startup founders got a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, the incubators and accelerators got Rs 15 lakh as the winning amount.
The list of startups that won National Award this year:
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