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Ranking of States on Support to Startup Ecosystems

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Ranking of States on Support to Startup Ecosystems:


Context:

The Results of the second edition of Ranking of States on Support to Startup Ecosystems have been released.

About the Ranking of States on Support to Startup Ecosystems:

Conducted by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

  • The objective is to foster competitiveness and propel States and Union Territories to work proactively towards uplifting the startup ecosystem.

The 2019 framework:

It has 7 broad reform area, consisting of 30 action points ranging from Institutional Support, Easing Compliances, Relaxation in Public Procurement norms, Incubation support, Seed Funding Support, Venture Funding Support, and Awareness & Outreach.

How were the states ranked?

To establish uniformity and ensure standardization in the ranking process, States and UTs have been divided into two groups.

  1. While UTs except Delhi and all States in North East India except Assam are placed in Category ‘Y’.
  2. All other States and UT of Delhi are in Category ‘X’.

For the purposes of Ranking, States are classified into 5 Categories:

  1. Best Performers.
  2. Top Performers.
  3. Leaders
  4. Aspiring Leaders.
  5. Emerging Startup Ecosystems.

Within each category, entities are placed alphabetically.

States Startup Ranking Results 2019:

Category X:

  1. Best Performer:

Gujarat

  1. Top Performers:

Karnataka

Kerala

  1. Leaders:

Bihar

Maharashtra

Odisha

Rajasthan

  1. Aspiring Leaders:

Haryana

Jharkhand

Punjab

Telangana

Uttarakhand

  1. Emerging Startup Ecosystems:

Andhra Pradesh

Assam

Chhattisgarh

Delhi

Himachal Pradesh

Category Y:

  1. Best Performer:

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

  1. Leader:

Chandigarh

  1. Aspiring Leader:

Nagaland

  1. Emerging Startup Ecosystems:

Mizoram

Sikkim

Leaders across 7 Reform Areas (Just have a brief overview):

The top scoring States across each reform area have been recognised as a leader.

Institutional Leaders:

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Odisha

Regulatory Change Champions:

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Odisha

Procurement Leaders:

  1. Karnataka
  2. Kerala
  3. Telangana

Incubation Hubs:

  1. Gujarat
  2. Karnataka
  3. Kerala

Seeding Innovation Leaders:

  1. Bihar
  2. Kerala
  3. Maharashtra

Scaling Innovations Leaders:

  1. Gujarat
  2. Kerala
  3. Maharashtra

Awareness and Outreach Champions:

  1. Gujarat
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Rajasthan

InstaLinks:

Prelims Link:

  1. About the Ranking of States on Support to Startup Ecosystems.
  2. Who developed it?
  3. Categorisation of states.
  4. About the Framework.
  5. Key performers in various categories.

Mains Link:

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Sources: pib.