Ms. Aastha Grover
Ms Aastha Grover heads Startup India under DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce. Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, launched by the Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi in January of 2016. She’s been the founding member of the team and has seen the ecosystem grow to become the 3rd largest in the world today. The Startup India Hub was announced by the Hon`ble PM on 16th January 2016 and is hosted under Invest India. Her team serves as a single point of contact for the entire Start-Up Ecosystem and enables exchange of knowledge and provides access to market and funding. Ms Grover serves as members of various startup committees like Samridh (MEITY), Steering Committee FCDO (TDB), NIDHI TBI Awards (DST), Telecom Centre of excellence (TCOE), Powerthon (Ministry of Power) among others. With a zest towards research and writing – Ms Grover has also given key inputs towards the drafting of the new Industrial Policy particularly on the Technology and Innovation thematic group among other policy documents, She brings over a decade of experience across consulting, banking, government & entrepreneurship. She’s done her MBA in Finance from SP Jain, Mumbai and graduation from CBS College of
Business Studies, Delhi University. Academically meritorious she was also a CBSE topper!