Haryana to officially launch Start-up policy in September

Haryana to officially launch Start-up policy in September

Posted by Vivek Nama on August 23rd 2017

It's official now! The state government of Haryana will be officially launching & announcing its start-up policy at the Digital Haryana Summit to be held next month.

According to officials of the IT department, the state government has worked with with KPMG and Nasscom on the policy for over two years. "For a while now, the state government wanted to launch a state policy on the lines of Karnataka. It will be finally launched in the presence of chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar next month, at the Digital Haryana Summit," said a senior IT department official.
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The summit will be held on September 15th in Gurgaon. The government had earlier planned to launch the policy in 2015, and then later in 2016. But on both occasions, it suffered unprecedented delays.
Even though late, industry members are hopeful the new policy will increase ease of doing business and promote Gurgaon as a start-up hub.
Entrepreneurs also want Haryana to move processes online and make regulatory framework like company registration, taxation — online. Start-ups easier .
"Start-ups in Gurgaon have the advantage of targeting the city's millennial crowd and experiment with new ideas. However, they look for the government's backing, such as like cheap/free office spaces, as real estate is quite expensive, as also with policy support for exemption from state tax rules, capital pool, networking opportunities and support for other towns," said Uday Lakkar, founder, CoHo, a Gurgaon start-up offering co-living and student accommodation.
Haryana's start-up environment is largely restricted to Gurgaon. While many entrepreneurs want state government to start pushing Gurgaon as a start-up hub, there are also suggestions to push entrepreneurship in other cities.(Source Times of India)


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