Monday, March 21, 2016

Womenprenuership Startup Workshop Festival 2016

Asian School of Business Management under the aegis of EDC sponsored by AICTE, Govt. of India, organized an entrepreneurship programme exclusively for women on 16th and 17th March 2016. The two day long workshop was inaugurated by Shri Sujit Kumar, Special Secretary, State Planning Board, Govt. of Odisha, the chief guest of the occasion, inaugurated the event. He inspired the women participants from various technical institutes saying that the youth is the best time to have new ideas and to venture entrepreneurship. He guided the participants with the ways of utilizing government schemes from various startups.

Smt. Meera Shenoy, founder of youth4jobs, guest of Honour of the occasion, spoke in favour of better education of women and shed light on competitiveness of women entrepreneurs. Shri Soubhagya Routray, President of ITAO, guest of Honour of the event, said that women should come forward for leadership in IT sectors and it is the responsibility of the society to create scope to make them techsavy.
Prof. (Dr.) Biswajeet Pattanayak, the Director of ASBM, said in his welcome address that it was an exclusive programme for women. He inspired the women participants saying that they should understand their potential and should be courageous to try out their passion. He also inspired them to create their own organization. He explained brilliantly how a small idea can create a big business enterprise.
Inaugural session was followed by many sessions where the participants were given practical exposure regarding entrepreneurship. The recourse persons in the workshops were from Google development group on the first day. The second opened with the theme “Practical Exposure of Waste Management” where the resource persons were Shri Shakti Mishra and Smt. Ajanta Shilpa from Kalinga e-resource pvt. Limited. The event also witnessed a Business Model Workshop on startup by corporate trainer, Shri. Hitendra H. Soneji.
The valedictory session was graced by Shri D. S. Mishra, GM, District Industry Centre as Chief Guest, and Dr Deepa Prasad, State Programme Coordinator, United Nation Population Fund, Odisha as Guest of Honour. They appreciated the initiative of ASBM for having an entrepreneurship programme for women. The workshop was sponsored by Kalinga E Resources, Playbook Consultancy, Smt. Nandini Satapathy Memorial Trust and Kudia.in. The event was coordinated by Prof.  Saikat Gochhait. He introduced the guest in the inaugural ceremony and proposed vote of thanks at the end.  
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Post Press Releases:
Oriya Daily Newspaper The Samaja page no 16 dated 21st March 2016
Oriya Daily Newspaper Sambad page no 15 dated 21st March 2016
http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=65712