The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) was established in 1995 and has been reconstituted in the year 2000 with the merger of the Department of Industrial Development. Earlier separate Ministries for Small Scale Industries & Agro and Rural Industries (SSI&A&RI) and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (HI&PE) were created in October, 1999.
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade is responsible for formulation and implementation of promotional and developmental measures for growth of the industrial sector, keeping in view the national priorities and socio-economic objectives. While individual Administrative Ministries look after the production, distribution, development and planning aspects of specific industries allocated to them, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade is responsible for the overall Industrial Policy.
The Government of Goa is the state government created by Constitution of India and has executive, legislative and judicial authority of state of Goa. It is located in Panaji, Goa.
Goa has two administrative districts North and South, each of which is headed by a District Magistrate (DM). The police chief is called the Superintendent of Police and these are responsible to the elected government. The districts are further subdivided into talukas. The north district has six divisions Pernem, Bardez, Tiswadi, Bicholim, Ponda, and Sattari and the South district has a five Mormugao, Margao, Quepem, Sanguem and Canacona.
Startup India is the flagship initiative of the Government of India intended to build a strong ecosystem for nurturing innovation and entrepreneurship to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. Through this initiative, the Government aims to empower startups to grow through innovation, design and entrepreneurship. It is housed under Invest India, the National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency of the Government of India and operates under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Since the launch of the initiative on 16th January 2016, Startup India has rolled out several programs with the objective of supporting entrepreneurs and transforming India into a country of job creators instead of job seekers.