Dimapur, August 16: Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy today said having a ‘Start-up policy’ in Nagaland will help aspiring youth to become successful entrepreneurs.
Launching the ‘Startup India in Nagaland’ portal in the Chief Secretary’s conference hall, Kohima today, Toy said it was the right time and the right initiative to introduce the portal by providing the most enabling ecosystem to support and nurture startup entrepreneurs in the State as Naga youth need mentorship and guidance.
Through this portal along with the constant support of the startup cell, unemployed youths will get assistance and an environment to start and venture out their own line of business, he said.
The CS expressed gratitude to the Industries and Commerce Department for initiating the portal and hoped that many youths will be benefited and make them at par with other entrepreneur of the State.
Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Lithrongla G. Chishi, IAS said that Startup India in Nagaland will facilitate startups to access the various resources of the ‘Startup Eco System’ available in the State. It will create an enabling environment to address the aspirations of youth and to engage with all stakeholders of startup eco-system for strengthening the start-ups with appropriate incubation & mentoring infrastructure, to develop human capital, to provide fast track statutory support and network of appropriate funding agencies, she said.
The Nagaland Startup portal has been developed to enable startups from the State to register online and apply for recognition under ‘Startup Nagaland’ by logging in to the portal which has been uploaded at www.startup.nagaland.gov.in. The portal will provide the youth with incentives and programs available under the state ‘Startup policy’.
Lithrongla mentioned that the department has really work hard in coming up with the start up policies and thanked the IT department for the commendable work in designing and developing the website in short span of time. (Page News Service)