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Govt willing to hand-hold young entrepreneurs: Modi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The youth of today should become job creators and think out of the box, for which the is willing to hand-hold them for setting up start ups, Modi said today.

He also said that while patience was a virtue, it should not stop the youth from coming up with innovative ideas for the benefit of the country and society.

Addressing the students of the Gautam University in Greater on the occasion of the inaugural programme of the 22nd National Youth Festival, Modi, via video- conferencing, said one had to make the beginning alone and if the person was committed to the path chosen, others would join him.

"Do not worry. Move ahead, take the first step. The is with you," he said, referring to those youth planning to set up start-ups.

The assured them that they would not have to worry abut guarantees, loans and a heavy paper work as they would get all the help from the

"We will hand-hold you. Then, you are yourself capable of moving ahead," he told the gathering where Minister was also present.

Referring to the Centre's Mudra scheme, Skill and Startup funds, Modi said there were enough platforms to help young entrepreneurs think out of the box and begin something new.

He also urged the people to make sports an integral part of their lives.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 15:10 IST