ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARENESS CAMP
Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp at ASBM
A three day Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) was organized by ASBM under the aegis of National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Deptt. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
It was inaugurated by Shri L. N. Gupta, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, MSME Department, Govt. of Odisha as the Chief Guest. Shri Gupta in his eloquent speech presented a comprehensive perception of entrepreneurship while igniting the young minds to emerge with innovative ideas for start up plan. He also emphasized the augmentation of the manufacturing sectors for the growth of GDP. He explained the different stages of a start up plan while acquainting the students with various schemes of the government such as, Mudra, Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE), PEMG and start up schemes. He also inaugurated an entrepreneurial project at ASBM campus set up by two alumni viz., Sweta Agarwal and Animesh Sharangi, and appreciated the efforts of the Institute to support its alumni for entrepreneurial ventures.
Prof. (Dr.) Biswajeet Pattanayak, Founder & Director of ASBM and Chairman EDC awakened the students to generate new business ideas and to line their dreams to grab them up. He also provided them with some success Mantras for the accomplishment of their desired visions and planned goals.
Dr. Suryanil Ghosh, Guest of Honour, encouraged the students become entrepreneurs and laid down some aspects of present start up ideas.
Prof (Dr.) Saikat Gochhait introduced the guests and Prof. (Dr.) Subas Chandra Mahapatra concluded the inaugural session with vote of thanks.
124 students from different colleges across Odisha, participated in the camp conducted for three days and presented their start up ideas. The participants were made aware of different aspects of entrepreneurship and the facilities available to start new ventures. All the resource persons – Dr. Suryanil Ghosh, Chairman, Totalstart Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Developers, Dr. Jagadish Ballabh Director, Masterdoctor Clinic and Shri Roy Riddhinil, Founder of NE8x – brought to the camp their personal hands-on experience in starting new ventures, the problems faced by them, and how they had solved those.
The camp ended with an industrial visit organized by ASBM.