Entrepreneurship Summit UDYAMI 2015 starts at PU...


Three day Entrepreneurship Summit UDYAMI 2015 started at Panjab University (PU), Chandigarh today.

PGI, Director, Dr. Yogesh Chawla was the Chief Guest and PU Vice Chancellor, Prof Arun Kumar Grover presided over the inaugural function at the main Law Auditorium at PU Campus.

The three day summit is being organised in order to encourage and promote entrepreneurship among the youth. The summit is being organized by EDC-UIET. The main focus of the UDYAMI 2015 is on issues like E-commerce, Stock market, job v/s entrepreneurship, Seed funding and Angel investors.

On the inaugural day, PU, Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Arun Kumar Grover presented the keynote address. He discussed with the audience how such events can lead to skill development and gave emphasis to vocational training programmes.

PGI Director, Dr. Yogesh Chawla gave an overwhelming speech on how the young innovators can lead the world to new horizons. He gave many examples of young engineers and doctors in India, who have brought dramatic change and contributed significantly. They can be the role models for others.

Director Quark India, Sofi Zahoor, International Rotary Head, Peter Shaju and MD, Reh Ce Be Enterprises Pvt. Ltd, Salil Chopra motivated the students through their motivational talks. They also had interactive sessions with the audience. They discussed with the young minds as to how every individual can discover the entrepreneur inside of them.

The key is to success being hard work, determination, the right attitude towards their talent and a knack at working skillfully as a team, they said. They all shared their success stories with the people present there. While Mr. Peter Shaju believed in gaining the root knowledge first before venturing into their personal business. Mr. Sofi Zahur emphasized on the survival of the fastest. Mr. Salil Chopra gave the idea that one must believe in order to achieve.

In the Webinar that followed in the UICET, Mr. Avi Jain, founder of Zupiterg, talked about e-commerce and its scope in the market today.  Later, at the Law Auditorium, two discussions followed by Mr. Chander Prakash Vohra and Mr. Abhijeet Barse. Mr. C.P. Vohra, who is a Padmashree and Arjuna Awardee also known as the Tiger of geology, gave an inspiring speech on how one can bring out the best in oneself. Mr. Abhijeet Barse, the founder of Slum Soccer, on the other hand, talked about Social Entrepreneurship.

A Panel Discussion began at afternoon in which Mr. Sukhmeet Singh, Joint director of ISB Mohali, Mr. Abhishek Upadhyaya, founder and CEO, Step Up Placements and Mr.  Pramod Lamba, HR Director, Mahindra and Mahindra had a talk on ‘Path to entrepreneurial Success’ under the moderator Mr. Adwait Date, founder of Global Success Foundation.

Besides the talks and panel discussion, the participants also took part in the competitions with ‘Crowdothon’, which is a three day competition about collecting virtual money through networking.

‘Get Them All’, another competition, to check how efficiently the participants could use their social network to promote Udyami also started, it will go on for the rest of the two days of the summit.

In ‘Bid Your Own Company’, the participants had to bid for professionals for their company. The round 1 of this event was a quiz and the round 2 included the bidding. The results for the competition will be announced on the last day of the summit.

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 Released on: February 06, 2015 Views: 2279 [ 15/01/2021 ]     Source: UIET

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