SME Times News Bureau | 18 Aug, 2018
Industry body Associated
Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) will organize the
Annual Conference cum Awards on the occasion of the World Entrepreneurs' Day on Tuesday, 21st August 2018 at Hotel Leela Palace, New Delhi.
The purpose of the World Entrepreneurs' Day is to create
awareness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world.
The Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI) a composite
indicator of the health of Entrepreneurship ecosystem, has placed India at 68
position out of a total list of 137 countries, this is by far the best ranking
of India having jump from 73 rank in 2012.
The GEI measures both the quality of entrepreneurship and
the extent and depth of the supporting Entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The Entrepreneurial potential in India as measured by
highlighting the self perception about Entrepreneurship is on rise as per the
Latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report in India for the Financial
According to the report, a comparison of India with its
pears in BRICS Economies suggests, that the perceived opportunity here is the
highest among all.
The ASSOCHAM Conference will discuss the various programs,
schemes and incentives announced and setup by the concerned Ministries at the
Centre and the State for developing Startups and Entrepreneurship in the
The "Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India", Gujarat is the "Knowledge
Partner" and is preparing the Background Paper to be released on the occasion.