Jitendra Singh launches S20 Conference in UP


Noida: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh on Monday inaugurated the S20 Conference under the aegis of G20 at Amity University’s Noida campus in Uttar Pradesh.
Addressing the jam-packed audience during the inaugural session MoS Jitendra Singh said, “Amity has created a benchmark in education across the globe. India’s Presidency of G20 is a matter of immense pride for the whole country.”
He further said that under the visionary leadership of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has attained remarkable achievements in the field of science and technology.
“In 2014, the country had 350 start-ups but today we have more than 1.25 lakh start-ups and 130 Unicorns. Out of 1.25 lakh start-ups, 6,000 start-ups are in the unicorn sector itself which has transformed the landscape of innovation in the country. The Global Innovation Index has also risen from 81 to 40, which is yet another example of India’s strong position in the S&T domain.