ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT 2023
April 21, 2023
Institute of Technology and Science and I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised Entrepreneurship Summit on theme of “Changing Dimensions of Entrepreneurship, Innovation: Technology: Startups” on 21stApril, 2023.
The event began with the auspicious lamp lighting ceremony and invocation of Goddess Saraswati. The program commenced with the welcome address of the Director Dr. V.N. Bajpai as he welcomed all the dignitaries and deliberated upon the India’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and the role of students in taking the nation ahead through it.
Honorable Chief Guest of the inaugural session Mr.PankajKankar,CTPO - AJIO, Reliance Retail , Former CTO, Lenskart.com emphasised on the power of belief to face failures and importance of Social Entrepreneurship (ESG), Democratisation, AI, GIG economy.
Ms.Sonal Mehta, Sr. Vice President, Resurgent India Ltd as the Guest of Honour briefed on 3 main pillars of startup preparation: JOSH, HOSH, ZID. She also talked about digital transformation for startups; leveraging technology and innovation.
Mr. Shiv Kumar,Sr. Director (IT) / Scientist, Head of Division- Bio-Technology & Central Information Commission as Guest of Honour, spoke about how Innovation, Technology, Startup, and Entrepreneurship are interconnected.
Keynote Speaker Mr.NeelabhPathak, Program Manager, Startup and Incubation Cell-IIT Kanpurmotivated the students to not stop just because of one failure rather keep planning, implementing, and working hard.
The inaugural session was followed by a power pack panel discussion on “Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Competitiveness comprising of:
Sr. Prof. CK Sabharwal, Managing Director ISK Biosciences India Pvt. Ltdas the moderator of the session initiated the discussion by sharing some of his work experiences working with different institutions and ministries. He emphasized on understanding entrepreneurship with a combination of science, art, attitude, hard work, passion, and mindset.
Mr. SantoshSrivastava, founder & CEO KSKT Agromartshared some real-life examples on Entrepreneurship about mind set and attitude. He advised participants for taking a calculated risk, having perseverance and putting blood and sweat into the idea.
Mr. Ravinder PS Bakshi, Chef Entrepreneur & Founder The Art Cullnaire, suggested students not to be scared of failures as to succeed you must fail, fail fast and restart. He suggested students to learn from failures, be humble, be honest and be fast.
Mr. Sacheen Gandhi, Founder & CEO Healthceopia Wellness Pvt Ltd., emphasized upon getting a brand value. His ideas about strong entrepreneurship are to always remain in touch with the network and not to change the track.
Ms. NituMohanka,Founder -WE rise,emphasized on 4 value systems-Goals, Belief System, Purpose and Strategy which are core for any entrepreneur’s success. She also discussed that learning process is continuous and it is important to connect with the purpose behind the solution of the problem.
Mr. Amar deep Bajpai, Founder Webicom Group talked about at never giving up, trying hard and win with regular attempts. He advised students to focus on health by taking the example of Steve Jobs.
The beauty of the summit was evident from the way the audience kept peppering the sessions with different questions to the panellists and the speakers enlightening remarks on the same. The sessions were highly interactive and participants appreciated the ideas delivered by the speakers.To give students a platform to experience realistic and practical dimension of entrepreneurships the summit was then followed by Business Plan competition in the post lunch session.
At the end of the event, Dr. V.N Bajpai presented Plaque to all the honorable speakers as a token of remembrance and gratitude.