A series of workshops aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial outlook in young minds, were organised by the ACIC RISE Association, CEC, Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) Landran. The event was attended by 80-plus students and faculty members of Government Polytechnic Ambala. Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) RISE, CGC Landran, supported by AIM, NITI Aayog (Govt. of India), aims to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship by providing mentorship, idea incubation and development facilities to interested entrepreneurs from across the region.
Dr. Sonam Sharma, Assistant professor, CGC & Mentor with StartUpPunjab initiative commenced the workshop giving an insightful session on Design Thinking. Post this, Dr. Harbinder Singh, Dean R&D CGC, CEO, ACIC RISE, explained the role and objectives of ACIC-RISE. He urged the visiting students and faculty to utilize its incubation program for giving wings to their start-up ideas and become job providers rather than mere job seekers. Mr. Sonu Bajaj, Business Analyst & Strategist, Punjab Angels Network further built upon the Start Up ecosystem during his address. He motivated the students to explore their entrepreneurial spirits in his value adding session during the workshop. The event concluded with the participants being given a tour of the ACIC RISE centre established at CGC Landran.