About Prarambh

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India will be organising ‘Prarambh’ - Startup India International Summit - on 15 and 16 January 2021 in a virtual format.

As a noun, ‘Prarambh’ means ‘an auspicious beginning’. As a verb, it implies ‘to start’.

Prarambh is expected to bring together top policy makers, industry, academia, investors, startups and all stakeholders from across the globe. In addition to deliberating on good practices from best of the ecosystems across the world, the sessions of the Summit are designed to showcase the spread and depth of entrepreneurship based on innovation in India. The idea is to attain attention of global capital for startups in India, mobilize domestic capital, provide opportunities for accessing international markets to our startups and evolve enabling policy provisions.

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Event Dates: Jan 15 & 16, 2021

Participation from BIMSTEC Member States


  • All Times are in IST
  • Public Sessions
  • Closed Door Sessions
  • Virtual Showcase
  • Highlight Sessions