“Start in Uttar Pradesh (START-IN-UP)” to promote startup culture & entrepreneurship in Uttar Pradesh
The Uttar Pradesh Start-up Policy gives thrust to “START IN UP”, to nurture startup culture using INFUSE model (INcubators – FUnd of Funds – Startup Entrepreneurs). Various incentives shall be provided by the Government to Incubators, Startups and Investors funding UP based startups.
"To develop IT as a vehicle for holistic socio-economic development of Uttar Pradesh with a focus on creating employment, promoting entrepreneurship, innovation and enhanced quality of life"
The mission of the State is to:
State Level Empowered Committee under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary shall oversee the development of UP IT & Start-up Policy and monitor the implementation of the same. This committee shall among others comprise APC, IIDC, and Principal Secretaries of IT&E, Finance, Planning, MSME, Commercial Tax, Energy, Transport, Revenue, Housing and other departments as required
This Policy is valid for a period of 5 years from the date of its notification. It supersedes the previous IT Policies, including UP IT Policy 2012 and UP IT & Start-up Policy 2016.