Tamil Nadu placed under ‘Best Performer’ category in States’ Startup Ranking 2022

Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have ranked as best performing states in the startup ranking for 2022 based on their initiatives taken to develop the startup ecosystem for promoting budding entrepreneurs.

Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan and Telangana are categorized as top performers.

The new ranking was released by union commerce minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday. The states and union territories are ranked by the department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT), a department under commerce ministry.

Meanwhile, the minister will meet senior representatives of about 40 unicorn startups such as Lenskart, Zerodha, CarDekho, EasyMyTrip, Boat and others on Wednesday to hold discussions on ways to further promote sustainable growth of the sector, and to understand risks and domestic capital mobilization plans, etc, a senior official informed.

According to the DPIIT report, total 33 states and UTs participated in the exercise ranked under five categories — best performers, top performers, leaders, aspiring leaders and emerging startup ecosystems.