Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Kharagpur launching Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive


Entrepreneurship Cell IIT Kharagpur in its quest for promoting entrepreneurship across the country is launching its path breaking initiative: 10 days 10 cities Entrepreneurship Awareness Drive. E-Cell is a student organization with the endeavour of fostering the spirit of entrepreneurship among college students in India and nurturing young people with bright ideas. Within its 3 years of inception, E-cell has witnessed the emergence of more than 15 startups from IIT Kharagpur campus itself. E-Cell has a large global network and has ties with renowned universities like MIT Sloan, UC Berkeley and University of Jyvaskyla Finland.

E-Cell is undertaking this massive initiative to promote entrepreneurship and encourage students across the country to embrace the concept of starting one's own enterprise. Starting from Chandigarh and ending at home camp, i.e. Kharagpur, E-Cell IIT Kharagpur will conduct a workshop, indigenously termed Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC), each in 10 selected cities in a time span of 10 days. A renowned college in each city will help us traverse the length and breadth of the country. Each EAC includes a successful entrepreneur speaking about his entrepreneurial experiences and the joys and hardships of the journey to success. From TiE to Morpheus Venture Partners, from the Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 to the Founder and President of Association of Lady Entrepreneurs in Andhra Pradesh, EAD promises the most varied set of entrepreneurial gurus, who'll awe-inspire the youth, unleashing the entrepreneur in them. So make the most of the EAC in your city.

The Detailed Schedule:

29th September: Chandigarh [Punjab Engineering College]

Speaker Mr. K.D.Singh Founder CEO, Alchemist Group

Bengaluru [Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering]

Tentative Speaker Chender Baljee, Managing Director, Royal Orchid Hotels

30th September: Pune [Maharashtra Institute of Technology]

Speaker: Mr. Gerard J Rego, Founder CEO Vayugrid , Charter member, TiE

1st October: Lucknow [Sherwood University]

Tentative Speaker: Mr. Gaurav Ahuja, COO Red Ginger Hospitality

3rd October: Chennai [Anna University, Chennai]

Speakers: 1. Mr. George Anand Founder CEO Semantics Learning

                   2. Mr. Pravin Shekhar Co-Founder Dexterity Ltd.

                   3. Mr. Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder Bharatmatrimony.com


5th October: Hyderabad [Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University]

Speaker: Ms. Rama Devi Founder Chairman ALEAP

Delhi [Delhi College of Engineering]

Speaker: Arvind Singh, Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2008

6th October: Bhopal [Oriental Institute of Science and Technology]

Speaker: Founder CEO Collegespeaks.com

7th October: Bhubaneswar [ Interscience Insitute of Management and Technology]

Speaker: Vikram Kumar, Founder Green hat Ventures

8th October: Kharagpur [Indian Institute of Technology]

Speaker: TiE Kolkata Director

For more details visit http://ecell-iitkgp.org/events/ead/ or contact D.P.Ankit +919933776384