Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive 2023
NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, and IIT Kgp E-Cell organized the Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive (EAD) 2023 in Kolkata on October 11, 2023. The entire event was spearheaded by NSHM’s Innovation and Incubation Cell (Think Act Grow) TAG. Distinguished industry experts and entrepreneurs attended the event. The distinguished guests included Mr. Prafull Billore, Founder, MBA Chaiwala, Mr. Deepit Purkayastha, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Inshorts, Mr. Sandip Ghose, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, MP Birla Group (Birla Corporation Ltd.), Mr. Sandipan Chattopadhyay, CEO & MD at Xelpmoc Design & Tech, Ex-CTO Justdial, Mr. Samarjit Choudhury, Business Head, ABP Digital, Mr. Nisant Mohta, Founder, Finlatics, Mr. Tamal Saha, Journalist, and Founder NTT, and several other dignitaries who shared their experience and knowledge with the aspiring entrepreneurs. Many NSHM alumni also attended the event.
To endorse and motivate students, NSHM established TAG, an incubation cell for aspiring entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. E-Cell IIT Kharagpur, NSHM Knowledge Campus, and The Bhawanipur Education Society College (BESC) recently signed a Memorandum of Cooperation under which the three institutes will collaborate on year-long initiatives to foster entrepreneurship among students from all three institutions. EAD 2023 served as a springboard for the forthcoming year-long events.
Mr. Cecil Antony, Chief Mentor, NSHM Knowledge Campus; Prof. Dilip Shah, Rector, The Bhawanipur Education Society College; Dr. Krishnendu Sarkar, Director, NSHM Knowledge Campus; Dr.Subir Sen, Principal, NSHM Business School; Mr.Arman Barik, Associate Member, IIT Kharagpur E-Cell; and Dr.Soumendra Nath Bandyopadhyay, Prof and In-Charge, TAG, also graced the occasion.
Over 1000 enthusiasts from more than 100 institutions attended the event. Apart from NSHM Knowledge Campus and The Bhawanipur Education Society College, students from MAKAUT, Calcutta University, Aliah University, IISWBM, IIT KGP, IIM Calcutta, iLEAD, Amity University, and other institutions participated in the EAD 2023 and made it a grand success.
The event’s focus was to motivate and inspire students to become leaders through entrepreneurship. The focal point of the program was the financial planning required by entrepreneurs as well as how to raise money for start-ups. Through innovation, expertise, and creativity, EAD 2023 aimed to mould the future of aspiring entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs.