Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates workshop on Startup India

New Delhi: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday inaugurates a workshop on Startup India.

A workshop which is inaugurated in New Delhi, aims for creating an innovation ecosystem for start-ups in the oil and gas sector.

In an official statement it is been said, 'The oil and gas public sector undertakings (PSUs) have allocated Rs 300 crore for Start Ups and their detailed action plans are in the advanced stages of preparation'.

Interestingly, The workshop was attended by experts in this area, including the CEOs and officers of the Oil and Gas companies.

Meanwhile, many of the PSUs are looking to tie up with IITs and IIITs for incubation facilities and initial hand holding.

On this occassion, Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan,Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas marked his presence as a Chief Guest.

Although, Amitabh Kant CEO, NITI Aayog delivered the Keynote Address.

However, Start-Up India initiative was launched by Honble Prime Minister of India on January 16, 2016.

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