Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion

Startup founders, investors spot devils in the details of new angel tax norms

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Payal Ganguly & Shweta Sharma

On Wednesday, the commerce and industry ministry issued a notification that sought to address the contentious ‘angel tax’ ....

17 January, 2019

Gujarat trumps Karnataka to be best startup performer

Payal Ganguly

Gujarat has outranked Karnataka, which houses the tech hub of Bengaluru, to become the best performer in the Department of Industrial ....

20 December, 2018

Govt eases norms but stops short of abolishing angel tax on Indian startups

Anand J

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has notified an amendment to the angel tax rule that will bring some ....

12 April, 2018

Uncertainty over angel tax still prevails despite FinMin clarification

Anand J

There seems to be no end to the ‘angel tax’ conundrum. The new clarification by Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia stated ....

5 February, 2018

Startup India is a work in progress, open to modifying policies: DIPP's Ramesh Abhishek

Nishant Sharma

It's been six months since the government announced the Startup India action plan. A lot has been talked about since then and ....

10 August, 2016

Now, it is easier for startups to avail of intellectual property rights-related benefits


To improve ease of doing business, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said a start-up would now need only ....

23 July, 2016

Government looks to overhaul Startup India initiative; Tesla to set up manufacturing hub in China, not India

Priya Prasad

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will overhaul the Startup India initiative to ensure that more startups ....

22 June, 2016