The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) under Commerce Ministry unveiled Start-up-India ranking framework to rank states/UTs based on measures regions that have taken to foster entrepreneurship. It was launched by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry at a function held in New Delhi. The framework aims to foster competitiveness and propel states/UTS to act proactively in startup matters. This ranking will help states to bring progress made in their startup ecosystem and also make different states learn and replicate good practices. Its objective is to encourage States/UTs to take proactive steps towards strengthening Startup ecosystems at the local level.