[New Delhi]1.72 Lakh Patents Waiting For Disposal .Patent offices working in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has taken multipronged approach to increase disposal of patent applications. The pendency of patent applications at examination stage has come down from 2.04 lakh as on 31st March 2017 to 1.72 lakh as on 28th of February this year.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, C R Chaudhary, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.
He said that 6235 applications were examined in February 2018 as against 3925 during the corresponding period during last year.
The Minister informed that the manpower has been augmented for examination and disposal patent applications, 495 Examiners of Patents and Designs have been recruited and 84 new posts of Examiners and 95 posts of controllers have been sanctioned for patent offices.
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[New Delhi] Centre To Hire Consultants To Push Its Ambitious Campaign “Start Up India”
The commerce and industry ministry is looking to engage consultants to promote the government’s Start-up India campaign for budding entrepreneurs.
The department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP), under the ministry, has issued an advertisement for engaging a senior consultant and two consultants for the Start-up India initiative.
It has invited applications from eligible candidates for “engagement as senior consultant/consultant on contractual basis”.
Under the ‘Start-up India Action Plan’, the government announced incentives, including tax holiday and inspector raj- free regime, besides capital gains tax exemption and Rs 10,000 crore corpus to fund them ,But This Scheme has not yet taken desired startup