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JIS College launches awareness program on entrepreneurship development

NITN | @notintownlive | 29 Nov 2017

JIS College launches awareness program on entrepreneurship development

Kolkata, Nov 29 (NITN): West Bengal based JIS College of Engineering recently announced that it is participating in the Pradhanmantri Yuva (Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan) Yojana, a centrally sponsored scheme being implemented by the Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

The main objective of this scheme is to build the ecosystem of entrepreneurship development through education, training, advocacy and promotion of social enterprises for inclusive growth.

Those present at the announcement were Dr. Malay Dave, Principal of JIS College of Engineering, Dr. Dipak Ranjan Jana, Vice Principal, Mrs Sila Singh Ghosh, Registrar, Prof. Sudipta Sahana, College coordinator of program, CSE department, and Prof. Prolay Ghosh, IT department.

Any student can opt for this course after completion of first year of studies.

The duration of this program is for four semesters. Each semester is for 30-40 hours. 

After two years of successful completion, certificates will be issued.

The business plan of successful candidate will be evaluated by angel investors.

Sourav Mishra, Nodal Manager PM-Yuva (Kolkata) conducted the awareness Program.

"The specific objective of this program is to educate and equip potential and early stage entrepreneurs, connect entrepreneurs in enabling networks of peers, mentors, funds and business services, support entrepreneurs through Entrepreneurship Hubs (E-Hubs), catalyze a culture shift to encourage entrepreneurship,” said Sourav Mishra.