The Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) commenced at the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU) on Thursday.
A release by NEHU stated that the three-day camp was organized by the department of Biomedical Engineering, NEHU and sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Ahmedabad.
In the camp which was participated by more than 75 students, the experts from industry and academia will be guiding the participants on various topics including entrepreneurship, start-ups, innovation, marketing an idea and generation of resources for product commercialisation, it continued.
It was inaugurated on April 20 by School of Technology dean Iftekhar Hussain who attended the event, as the chief guest along with MSME assistant director Nilesh Trivedi as the guest of honour as well as NEHU BSSS head P Khongji, BME department teacher-in charge Sudip Paul and course coordinators Dinesh Bhatia and Punit Gautam, it mentioned.
It maintained that course coordinator Dinesh Bhatia talked about the objectives of organizing the awareness camp for young entrepreneurs and how it would benefit the society in the long run. The guest of honour Nilesh Trivedi highlighted the role of MSME and government of India in promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, the available opportunities and different funding opportunities available in supporting such initiatives, it informed.
It stated that the chief guest Iftekhar highlighted the role of start-ups and entrepreneurs and how they can shape the country in the near future and mentioned the idea of setting up data centres and suitable market opportunities in the North-East region.
The programme concluded with the vote of thanks by Punit Gautam who extended acknowledgement to NEHU, participants and resource persons, it added.