The School of Mechanical Engineering (SME), KIIT Deemed to be University organized an Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC), sponsored by NSTEDB, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, from 16th to 18th September 2022. Speaking at the inaugural function, Dr. Saranjit Singh, Pro Vice-Chancellor, KIIT-DU underscored the importance of entrepreneurship and shared the success stories of leading entrepreneurs from KIIT as well as eastern part of India.
Prof. Rajeev Agarwal, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT, Jaipur spoke about the role of employer in creating a conducive ecosystem to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset amongst the employees. Mr. C. R. Pattanaik, Fmr. Chief Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Bhubaneswar described the fundamental traits to become an entrepreneur. Mr. Nirakaar Mishra, GM, District Industrial Centre (DIC), Khordha explained the role of DIC and Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) of Odisha in creating entrepreneurs.
Dr. B. C. Routara, Dean, SME and Dr. A. K. Rout, Convener of the camp also spoke on the occasion.