National Startup Day 16 January India
PM Modi announces 16 January as National startup day to encourage youth on startups from 2022
January 16 would now be celebrated as National Startup Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday. The move was announced to help the startup culture spread better across India
PM Modi said that as against 4,000 patents registered in 2013–14, last year (2020–21), the comparative figure was 28,000.
As against 70,000 trademarks registered in 2013–14, over 2.5 lakh were registered last year.
He said that the drive towards innovation has improved India’s ranking on the Global Innovation Index from 81 to 46
from an article on indiatoday