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National Entrepreneurship Awards 2018

 Topics covered:

  1. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

 

National Entrepreneurship Awards 2018

 

National Entrepreneurship Awards 2018, aimed at recognizing and honoring outstanding young first-generation entrepreneurs and those who have contributed immensely in building the entrepreneurship ecosystem.

About this third edition of National Entrepreneurship Awards:

  • A total of 43 awards were given, including 39 awards for Young Entrepreneurs in different sectors and 4 awards for Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Builders.

About National Entrepreneurship Award –

To catalyze a cultural shift in youth for entrepreneurship, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has instituted the National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA) to recognize and honour outstanding young first generation Entrepreneurs and their Ecosystem Builders for their outstanding contribution in entrepreneurship development.

 

Source: PIB

Mains Question: India produces too few entrepreneurs for its stage of development. Why promoting entrepreneurship is important for India? What are the strategies it can adopt? Discuss.