Thursday 25 October 2012

Dehra Dun to witness Entrepreneurship awareness drive

The city will host an entrepreneurship awareness drive on October 26. Dehradun is among the 20 cities of the country selected for the entrepreneurship awareness drive by ITIans from IIT, Kharagpur. Host IIT, Kharagpur, Entrepreneurship Cell is a non-profit student-professor body dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship among the youth in the country. The drive consists of a series of guest lectures and workshops that are to take place in 20 cities of the country this year.

According to Rajat Suman, associate member, entrepreneurship cell, IIT Kharagpur, each selected city will play host to an entrepreneurship awareness camp, where eminent entrepreneurs, industry leaders and students will deliberate about the pros and cons of entrepreneurship as a career and how it differs from the usual run-of-the-mill job culture.

In Dehradun, entrepreneurship awareness camp will be held at the Dehradun Institute of Technology on October 26. The event will have the presence of entrepreneurs like Director iVolunteer Shalabh Sahai, Chief Executive Officer Trident Techlabs Sukesh Naithani and YUVA foundation founder Shantanu Gupta.

The drive came started 4 years ago and some of the distinguished guests, who attended the drive include leading entrepreneurs Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Irrfan Alam and Shaheen Mistry.

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