IEP Chandigarh, July 5
Haryana has drawn international attention once again by successfully holding the two-day Startup-20 Summit in Gurugram while keeping with the Indian ethos of Atithi Devo Bhava and Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
Governor, Sh. Bandaru Dattatraya and Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal attended the Startup-20 Summit closing ceremony held in Gurugram late Tuesday evening and wished the distinguished guests, international delegates, and startup entrepreneurs the best of luck in their future endeavours.
Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Sh. Som Parkash who had inaugurated the event praised Sh. Manohar Lal and his team for excellent preparations and ensuring complete cooperation in organizing the Startup-20 Summit in Gurugram and making it a successful event.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that it is a matter of pride for the state that it is hosting the prestigious Startup-20 Summit. The G-20 Startup 20 Summit in Gurugram will boost the startup ecosystem and encourage new goods and services, which is a very promising indicator for the future,” asserted Sh. Manohar Lal.
Meanwhile, at the closing ceremony, the Chief Minister also observed musical performances based on Haryana’s rich cultural heritage, as well as had dinner with the foreign guests who attended the Summit.
Notably, the Startup 20 Summit was held on July 3-4 at the Hotel Grand Hyatt and Orona Convention Centre in Gurugram. On the one hand, there was a lively debate among policymakers about startups in G20 countries, while on the other the emerging entrepreneurs linked with startups showed their successful trials at Startup Conclave.
The foreign guests who attended the Startup 20 Summit complimented the event’s aims and substantive conversations, as well as the hospitality and cultural programmes of the meeting’s host state, Haryana.
Dr Chintan Vaishnav, chair of Startup20, Divisional Commissioner, Gurugram, Sh. R.C. Bidhan, Deputy Commissioner, Sh. Nishant Kumar Yadav, Commissioner of Police, Ms. Kala Ramachandran along with senior officers and dignitaries of the Central and State Government also attended the event.