GCET Jammu Organizes Online Orientation Session on “Entrepreneurship”

Jammu: The Start-Up Cell, Government College of Engineering and Technology, (*GCET) Jammu today organized an orientation session on “Entrepreneurship” under the guidance of Principal, Dr.Sameru Sharma.

The online meeting comprised two substantive sessions examining the components of Entrepreneurship Journey. Prof C C Tripathi, Director, UIET & Former Chief Project Coordinator EDC Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra talked on the theme “Be Master of own- How to become Job Providers than Seekers”.

Prof Tripathi, with his tremendous knowledge and experience, focused on the entrepreneurial requirements, the different barriers that stop the way of an entrepreneur and various aspects that separate an entrepreneur from a manager. He guided the participants to do things in different ways so that they can work for themselves rather than working on achieving other people’s goals. The session focused on making participants aware that money and risk are the major variables that usually stop individuals from entering the entrepreneurship world. However, with examples of successful Entrepreneurs namely, Ratan Tata, Steve Jobs, Jagdish Ahuja, Garima Arora, and many more, the speaker motivated the participants to convert risk into opportunity for their growth and success.

The second speaker Sai Satish, a young Entrepreneur, the founder & CEO of Indian Servers, Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh, shared his views on “Start Up Mindset-How to build a Start Up while in College”. He laid down various prospects and possibilities which come with the entrepreneurial ventures in the contemporary world. Sai Satish familiarized the participants about various essential steps which are required to be taken care of in order to carry on successful entrepreneurial ventures. He guided participants with some of the useful websites such as Kick starter, Patents.google.com, Growjo that could be useful for them. The resource person also suggested the participants to keep on updating and hone their skills and encompass a realistic and practical approach for achieving sustainable success in their ventures or other endeavours and motivated them to be active on social accounts such as LinkedIn. Additionally, he emphasized that it is important to recognize the gap in the market and the budding entrepreneurs should avoid being a straggler to successfully capture the market.

The event was very interactive and was attended by large number of students which helped the young minds to strengthen their professional motives. The session was well coordinated by Start Up Club GCET Students Team comprising of Raghav Gupta, Seerat Sharma, Mandeep Singh, Imbroz Singh and Deepak Sharma.

Dr.Sameru Sharma, Principal GCET, Jammu appreciated the efforts of the organizing team composed of Dr. Bhawna Sharma, Chairperson Start- up Cell, Er. Sheetal Gandotra, Convenor, Start-Up Cell, Er. Sanjeev Gupta, Coordinator, GCET, Jammu and Er. Vibha Mahajan, Assistant Professor (AA), T&P Cell, GCET, Jammu.

The session ended by formal vote of thanks by Student Coordinator, Mr. Raghav Gupta.


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