“Startup” means an enterprise that meets the following criteria
1. Enterprise Age
The period of existence and operations should not be exceeding 10 years from the date of incorporation or as defined by DPIIT from time-to-time
2. Annual Turnover
Should have an annual turnover not exceeding Rs. 100 Crore for any of the financial years since its incorporation or as defined by DPIIT from time to time.
3. Original Entity
The entity should not have been formed by splitting up or reconstructing an already existing business.
Proof of documents to be enclosed for registration as a Startup or Rural Startup in the iStart Programme