Goyal chairs first meeting of National Startup Advisory Council
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday chaired the first meeting of the National Startup Advisory Council and called upon successful entrepreneurs to share their knowledge, experience and ideas with students and youth. He also called upon "successful entrepreneurs to take initiative to share their knowledge, experience, ideas and mentor students and youth". In his inaugural address, Goyal said that this council shall act as the guiding light for many budding startup entrepreneurs in India. Describing the startups as the new champions of Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Goyal said that India has the potential to become worldâ€™s largest and most innovative startup ecosystem. He said that the government has and will always be a supportive partner in charting progress of Indian startup ecosystem.