Notifications

S.No. Action Point (as per Action Plan) Relevant Notification
1 Overall a) Definition of Startup and procedure for recognitionPDF File, Opens in a new window

b) Notification related to constitution of Inter-Ministerial BoardPDF File, Opens in a new window

c) RBI notification on Foreign Exchange Management for StartupsPDF File, Opens in a new window

d) RBI introduces Regulatory Relaxations for StartupsPDF File, Opens in a new window

e) Incentives for Startup under the Apprenticeship ActPDF File, Opens in a new window

f) RBI Guidelines on ECB for StartupsPDF File, Opens in a new window

g) Foreign VCs can invest in startups (irrespective of sectors) without RBI approvalPDF File, Opens in a new window

2 Compliance Regime based on Self-certification (Action Point 1) a) Advisory on Self- Certification issued to the States/ UTsPDF File, Opens in a new window

b) New category of white IndustriesPDF File, Opens in a new window

c) Self-certification formats for compliance under the Labour LawsPDF File, Opens in a new window

3 Legal Support and Fast-tracking Patent Examination at Lower Costs (Action Point 4) a) Scheme for Facilitating Start-Ups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP)PDF File, Opens in a new window

b) List of facilitators for patentsPDF File, Opens in a new window

c) List of facilitators for trademarksPDF File, Opens in a new window

4 Relaxed Norms of Public Procurement for Startups (Action Point 5) a) Relaxed Norms of Public Procurement for StartupsPDF File, Opens in a new window

5 Faster Exit for Startups (Action Point 6) a) Excerpts from the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016PDF File, Opens in a new window

6 Tax Exemption on Capital Gains (Action Point 9) a) Excerpts from Finance Bill,2016PDF File, Opens in a new window

7 Tax Exemption to Startups for 3 years (Action Point 10) a) Excerpts from the Finance Act, 2016PDF File, Opens in a new window

8 Notification related to Tax Exemption on Investments above Fair Market Value (Action Point 11) a) Notification related to Tax Exemption on Investments above Fair Market ValuePDF File, Opens in a new window

9 Launch of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) with Self-Employment and Talent Utilization (SETU) Program (Action Point 13) a) Guidelines for setting up of Tinkering Laboratories under Atal Innovation Mission – ‘Atal Tinkering Laboratories’PDF File, Opens in a new window

b) Guidelines for setting up of Incubation Centres under Atal Innovation Mission - ‘Atal Incubation Centres’PDF File, Opens in a new window

c) Guidelines for Scale-up support to Established Incubation Centers under Atal Innovation MissionPDF File, Opens in a new window

10 Launching of Innovation Focused Programs for Students (Action Point 18) a) Guidelines for National Initiative on Developing and Harnessing Innovation (NIDHI)PDF File, Opens in a new window