Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Why in news?

The 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is being co-hosted by the United States and India in Hyderabad.

FACTS FOR PRELIMS

GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT

This is the first time the Summit is being held in South Asia. Since 2010, the GES has travelled to Washington D.C., Istanbul, Dubai, Marrakech, Nairobi, Kuala Lumpur, Silicon Valley.

THEME

“Women First, Prosperity for All” and focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally.

FOCUS ARES OF THE SUMMIT

The Summit will focus on four areas viz. Energy & Infrastructure; Digital Economy & Financial Technology; Health & Life Sciences and Media & Entertainment.

ATAL INNOVATION MISSION

  • The Mission would be guided by a Mission High Level Committee (MHLC) which will take all decisions relating to approval of requisite guidelines including Grand Challenge areas, prize money and implementation of various elements of AIM and SETU.
  • NITI Aayog will hire Mission Director and other appropriate manpower.
  • The headquarter of the Mission will be New Delhi.

SOURCE – PIB