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JAMMU: University Entrepreneurship & Skill Development Centre (UESDC), University of Jammu (JU) in collaboration with J&K Entrepreneur
-ship Development Institute (JKEDI) organized a two-day simulation based workshop on entrepreneurship which concluded on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest, Prof. Manoj Dhar, Vice Chancellor, JU emphasized the need of holding such programmes in the future as well so that the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship is created in the UT of J&K. He focused on the feedback of target youth who participated in the said workshop so that their ideas are channelized into real life practice.
On this occasion, Guest of Honour, Prof. Naresh Padha, Dean Academic Affairs and Coordinator RUSA 2.0, JU encouraged the students to participate in such events, which hold the importance in shaping their career.
In-charge, Centre for Innovation and Incubation, JKEDI, Irtif Mehraj Lone stressed on creating a long term association of JKEDI with UESDC to produce budding entrepreneurs.
Earlier, Prof. Alka Sharma, convener, UESDC formally inaugurated the workshop.
The inaugural session of Day 1 was conducted by Irtif Mehraj Lone, Incharge of Centre for Innovation and Incubation, JKEDI. He highlighted the role of society in shaping the career of young minds. He gave real life examples of some successful businesses like Ola, Uber etc.
The next session was conducted by Shivani, Academic instructor of Incubation Centre, JKEDI on the business idea generation. Dr. Vinod Sharma, Head Centre for Business development, District Office Jammu in the next session stressed upon how to formulate a business plan as well as its successful execution.
The Day two of the workshop was completely dedicated to simulation based activities that relate to a person’s specific skill- set. The participants were divided into several groups and different entrepreneurial activities were carried out starting from business idea generation, formulating a business plan, execution of a business plan and evaluation of the plan.
The workshop was Coordinated by Dr. Aubid Hussain Parrey, the Core Committee Member, UESDC, JU. Dr. Anil Gupta, the Core Committee Member, UESDC, JU presented a vote of thanks.