What Is DPIIT Certificate?

What Is DPIIT Certificate

What Is DPIIT Certificate

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT)


The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) was established in the year 1995 and was reconstituted in the year 2000 with the merger of the Department of Industrial Development. Earlier, separate Ministries of Small Scale Industries & Agro and Rural Industries (SI &A& RI) and Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises (HI&PE) were created in October, 1999. The department was earlier called Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion and was renamed as DPIIT in January, 2019.


In 2018, matters related to e-commerce were transferred to the Department and in 2019, the Department has been given charge for matters related to Internal Trade, welfare of traders and their employees and Startups. The role of DPIIT is to promote/accelerate industrial development of the country by facilitating investment in new and upcoming technology, foreign direct investment and support balanced development of industries.


Start-up India


Startup India is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, intended to catalyze startup culture and build a strong and inclusive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India. The Startup India Action Plan was launched on 16th January, 2016 with the objective of supporting entrepreneurs, building up a robust startup ecosystem and transforming India into a country of job creators instead of job seekers. DPIIT acts as the nodal Department for coordinating the efforts of all central governmental departments and state governments in carrying this plan forward.


DPIIT Recognition


Under the Startup India initiative, eligible companies can get recognized as Startups by DPIIT, in order to access a host of tax benefits, easier compliance, IPR fast-tracking & more. Learn more about eligibility and benefits below.

Courtesy: https://www.startupindia.gov.in/


Steps For DPIIT Recognition


Step 1

  • Basic Consultancy on DPIIT Recognition
  • Collection of necessary information and documents
  • Creation of Login credentials on the online portal

Step 2

  • Preparation of online application
    Share documents for Applicant’s Signature, if required
    Filing application for registration using credentials

Step 3

  • Iterations, If any
    DPIIT Recognition Certificate



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