Start-Up Ranking of States 2021

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The results of the third edition of the Ranking of States on Supporting the Startup Ecosystem were released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

  • The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been conducting the Startup Ranking of States since 2018.

  • The Startup India initiative of the Government of India envisages building a strong startup ecosystem in the country to foster innovation and provide opportunities to budding entrepreneurs.

  • This exercise plays a vital role in easing the business environment for startups in the country.

  • Classification: States and Union Territories are classified into 5 categories best exhibitor

  1. top performers

  2. Leader

  3. aspiring leader

  4. Emerging Startup Ecosystem.

  • About Ranking 2021

  • In terms of developing the 'Start-up Ecosystem for Entrepreneurs', Gujarat, Karnataka emerged as the best performers among the states.

  • Meghalaya ranks first among union territories and north-eastern states.

  • Gujarat has been recognized as the best performing state for the third consecutive year.

  • The states of Kerala, Odisha, Maharashtra and Telangana were the top performers.

  • Among the union territories and northeastern states, Jammu and Kashmir was ranked as the top performer.

  • Assam, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh emerged as the winners in the “leaders category” among the states.

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh and Goa emerged as the winners in the "leader's category" among union territories and northeastern states.

  • This year's ranking was given on the basis of the period 1 October 2019 to 31 July 2021.

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