Successful IIT Alumini To Coach 1,000 Budding Entrepreneurs
Over 200 successful IITians will launch a unique "Entrepreneurship Movement" on the Republic Day in 16 cities across the country to
coach 1,000 budding entrepreneurs.
This programme is held under the aegis of PanIIT Alumini India , an umbrella organisation covering alumini of all seven IITs, a statement fromt he organisation said.
IT will be held simultaneously in Chennai, Kochi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Kanpur, Ahemdabad, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Kolkotta, Patna, Bhubaneswar and Guwahati.
The successful entrepreneurs from IITs will give an overview of the "Entrepreneurial Ecosystem" and counsel nearly 1,000 participants.
Former President, APJ Abdul Kalam would address the entrepreneurs from Hyderabad and it would be simultaneously telecast at all venues.
While opening the Global IIT Alumini Conference in Mumbai in December 2006, Kalam had called upon IITians to "ignite the torch of entrepreneurship" in India by sharing their experiences and assisting budding entrepreneurs.
Eash session will invove 45 minutes of dialogue on a one-on-one basis.
The programme is being organized by The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE) and National Entreprenurship Network