Entrepreneurship and the pandemic

Though business for majority of entrepreneurs is yet to return to pre-Covid levels, has the country's indomitable entrepreneurial spirit gotten over the Covid bump?

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Shailesh Dobhal New Delhi
Hundreds of thousands of small and medium businesses shut down across the country last year due to the impact of the once-in-a-century pandemic. Millions of jobs and livelihoods were lost as a result. Start-up funding was down, and credit offtake dried up in the wake of sustained lockdowns and demand slowdown.

Surely, the entrepreneurial spirit was dented big time during the early months of a Black Swan event in Covid-19. Though business for majority of entrepreneurs is yet to return to pre-Covid levels, has the country’s indomitable entrepreneurial spirit gotten over the Covid bump? We cannot say anything one-way or the
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First Published: Feb 25 2021 | 10:57 PM IST

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