IIT Kharagpur, NIET Spirit of Entrepreneurship witnesses over 1000 participants

IIT_Kharapgpur-newsThe Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur in association with Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology, Greater Noida organized the ninth edition of Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive (EAD) at Greater Noida in order to stimulate the spirit of entrepreneurship and encourage students to embrace the idea of starting their own venture. This is one of the most massive flagship events undertaken by the Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur and is a one of its kind initiative held in 22 cities across the nation.  EAD provides a varied range of past experience of entrepreneurs, who have faced same difficulties, and yet overcame them to become one of the iconic figures in their arena. The event was an insight about how a student could get through the difficulties of being a real entrepreneur. The event saw a participation of over 1000 students coming from various colleges across the city. 

 

The Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive, conducted by the E-Cell, IIT Kharagpur, is an annual event held to reinstate the spirit of Entrepreneurship among the college students of India. Starting from 10 cities and 15,000 students it has grown exponentially to 23 cities and over 30,000 students in its 8th edition held in 2016. And the impact of this very Drive can be understood through the number of college-student-startups that participate in the annual global business model competition, Empresario which is conducted by E-Cell itself.

 

Raman Batra, EVP, NIET said, "NIET proudly acclaims to nurture the ideas and startup plans from our own as well as from off the campus students through ideation camps wherein the best ideas are awarded with prize money and an invitation to incubate their idea at our in-house Incubation Centre."

 

From the talk given by celebrated entrepreneurs and industrialists like Manmohan Gupta, C-Founder of Naggaro Software and Vidyamandir Classes & Coding, Sourabh Sharma, AVP (Products), Paytm, Nakul Pasricha, President & CEO, PharmaSecure, and many more, the startup enthusiastic students could realize that a real entrepreneur is one who does not just dream or wait for the opportunity to knock the door; rather he/she builds the door. Manmohan Gupta shared his views on “Understanding Entrepreneurship”, whereas Nakul Pasricha discussed about “Accidental Entrepreneurship” which was extremely interesting for the enthusiastic audience. A panel discussion on the topic of “A SECURE JOB VS A RISKY STARTUP” gave the students an insight on entrepreneurship.

Related News

Suggested Reading: IIT Kharagpur

QNA - COLLEGE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Join this QNA topic to get updates about latest happenings about the college!

  • 3724 Joined
  • 197 Questions
K
Krishnendu Sarkars picture
Krishnendu SarkarLast Seen: 1 week 4 hours agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2018Education Interest: DesignEducation Level: In Graduation

What is structural engineering

Answer (1)

A

amish gupta 7 days ago

amish guptas picture
Amish GuptaLast Seen: 10 hours 17 min agoJoined on: 19-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi, Structural engineering is a branch of civil engineering, and its applications are diverse. A great deal of what structural engineers do involves designing structures such as buildings, bridges, tu...Read More
S

Shifa Yaseen 9 days ago

Shifa Yaseens picture
Shifa YaseenLast Seen: 1 week 1 day agoJoined on: 11-Sep-2018Education Interest: CompetitionEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Can I get the list of iit Jam examinations (year wise) organized by iitkgp

Answer (1)

R
Ruchika Chauhans picture
Ruchika ChauhanLast Seen: 8 hours 39 min agoJoined on: 09-Apr-2018Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello,Joint Admission test (JAM) 2019 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur. It is the entrance exam conducted for admission to postgraduate programmes offered by IITs and IISc. Bangalore. Kindly clarify...Read More
P
Pandurang Jadhavs picture
Pandurang JadhavLast Seen: 1 week 5 days agoJoined on: 07-Sep-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Cse four year course fee structorr

Answer (1)

User Pic

Zubin Mehta 13 days ago

Zubin Mehtas picture
Zubin MehtaLast Seen: 7 hours 32 min agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2017Education Interest: MBAEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Total fee is 8.44lakhs for 4year duration which is exclusive of hostel and mess fees at IIt Kharagpur. Scholarships also available for various categories to avail fee refund. All details bel...Read More
T
Tejas bhagwan dabhankars picture
Tejas Bhagwan DabhankarLast Seen: 2 weeks 5 days agoJoined on: 29-Aug-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

What is cutoff for are eranautical engineering in iit kharagpur

Answer (1)

User Pic

Richa Kapoor 22 days ago

Richa Kapoors picture
Richa KapoorLast Seen: 14 hours 21 min agoJoined on: 14-Nov-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
 Dear Tejas, In order to know the cutoff for IIT Kharagpur, you can check the link that is given below:  @page { margin: 2cm } p { margin-bottom: 0.25cm; line-height: 115% } ...Read More
S

Saktimoy Ghosh 23 days ago

Saktimoy Ghoshs picture
Saktimoy GhoshLast Seen: 3 weeks 1 day agoJoined on: 28-Aug-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I am having more than 39 years of experience in the entire gamut of Iron and steel industry. At present is engaged as Guest faculty at IIT K

Would like to engage my self as guest faculty at Metallurgical engg. department at JU

Answer (1)

User Pic
Prabhavati Dhavalas picture
Prabhavati DhavalaLast Seen: 21 hours 4 min agoJoined on: 28-Jul-2012Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Please contact Jadavpur University for this. I dont see how we can help here.