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Global Business School & Research Centre

Inaugural ceremony of 2 weeks Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme

Tuesday, March 03, 2020 |GBSRC |Events

On 3rd March 2020, the inaugural ceremony of 2 weeks Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme was organized at GBSRC. For the inauguration ceremony, Mr. Vijay- CEO AIC Pinnacle, Pune was the Guest of honor, Dr. Ravi Phadke - Consultant and Promoter of Biscon Consultants, Pune was the Chief Guest, Mr. Avinash Thakur - Head & CEO DPU Incubation center at Dr. D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth & Dr.D.Y. Patil Unitech Society, Pune, Dr. Chetan Chaudhari-Dy. Director GBSRC, Pune and Dr. Leena Dam - Chairperson GBSRC Startup and Incubation Cell were present.
The inauguration ceremony commenced with the introduction and felicitation of Guest of Honour and Chief Guest. The felicitation was followed by the speech of Dr. Chetan Chaudhary. In their talk, he stressed upon the objectives of the Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme and Entrepreneurship Development Programme. He also discussed entrepreneurship and the various challenges confronted by an entrepreneur. He supported his talk with statistics – how many entrepreneurs fail, why they fail and what can be done to avoid the pitfall.
Thereafter, Mr. Vijay- CEO AIC Pinnacle interacted with the participants asking them various questions regarding their views on entrepreneurship and expressed his thoughts on the journey of becoming a successful entrepreneur. He also stressed on what motivates him and what are the qualities that every entrepreneur must possess. The Chief Guest Dr. Ravi Phadke enthralled the audience with his narratives on the Entrepreneurship Environment. He explained the current Indian scenario and how efforts are being taken at the national level and Government of India is encouraging the budding entrepreneurs.
The next speaker, Mr Avinash Thakur shared amazing incidents of his entrepreneurial journey with the students to motivate them. The seed of entrepreneurship is hidden in many people. It is through self-awareness and taking initiatives in the small everyday task that one can identify his/her strengths.
Dr. Leena Dam concluded the inaugural event by proposing the vote of thanks. In her speech, she thanked Hon’ble Secretary of DPU Dr. Somnath Patil, Ministry of Small & Medium Enterprises Govt. of India, AIC Pinnacle, DPU Foundation for Innovation, Incubation, and Entrepreneurship and other stakeholders for being enablers in organizing this 2 weeks Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme.