Entrepreneurship Skill Development Program Inaugurates at SMVDU


KATRA, Oct 7: Entrepreneurship Skill Development Program (ESDP) on 'Business Development' being organised by Entrepreneurship Development Cell, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University in collaboration with MSME Development Institute, Jammu was inaugurated at SMVDU. During the inauguration session, Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, SMVDU encouraged the participants to avail the benefit provided by Entrepreneur ship Develop ment Cell & Technology Business Incu bation Center, SMVDU and asked to focus on innovation and the proper utilisation of resources, while starting up a business. Prof Jain put light on the issue ‘whether entrepreneurs are born or can be trained’ and also called for imbibing and inculcating novel techno-management skills for better learnings and education.
Giving a brief description about the program and MSME Development Institute, Mr. Virinder Sharma, Director, MSMEDI, Jammu energised the participants to exploit the opportunities and enhance their abilities in business development. Prof. G.M. Bhatt, University of Kashmir, present as special guest and resource person for initial sessions of the ESDP reflected on the importance of Ideation and protection. He also focussed on enhancing the entrepreneurial skills and improving the technology which can further results in up-gradation of India's rank in no. of patents filed till date. Prof. V. Verma, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Prof. V.K. Bhat, Dean, Faculty of Management also wished success to the program and referred it as another feather in the cap of Entrepreneurship Develop ment Cell (EDC) of SMVDU. They mentioned that such kind of programmes under the umbrella of EDC will definitely help in generating more employment provi ders than seekers.
Earlier, Dr. Supran K. Sharma, Chief Coordinator EDC, SMVDU, welcome the participants, guests and faculty members. Adding to the details of the event, Dr. Sharma briefed the participants about the duration and the requirements of the program. The session witnessed a response full of zeal and enthusiasm from the participants. A total of 30 participants from different streams of B.Tech., MBA , Economics, etc. have registered for the program which will be covering 60 sessions including lecture sessions, hands-on trainings and industrial visits, etc. by different resource persons from academia, industry stalwarts as well as area experts. Dr Sushil K. Mehta, School of Business delivered a formal vote of thanks.

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