NIT Rourkela announces the National Entrepreneurship Summit 2013

Tuesday March 19, 2013,

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NES 2013

Entrepreneurship in colleges has truly caught some steam. With BITS Pilani’s Conquest going huge, other colleges are picking up. NIT Rourkela has come up with their annual flagship event for entrepreneurs formerly know as Virtantta and now NES 2013 that starts on March 22.It is a platform for interaction between student entrepreneurs, faculties and Industry Leaders. ED Cell of NIT-R believes that entrepreneurs are the creatures that have the guts and wit to change the way the rest of the world perceive at any instance. Anyone from a small owner of a food stall to the stalwart owner of Facebook; everyone has a unique factor which makes him stand apart from the crowd in their own different ways.

The theme of this event edition is “Crack the Shell”, i.e. to break all the mental shackles that can kill an entrepreneur before hatching. Its a Three day event ends on March 24 consists of various events and workshops for student entrepreneurs.

This Years List of Keynote Speakers.

Mr. A.P Mishra - Ex VP L&T Kanshbal and Founder of Kautuki Agro Product

Mr. M.K. Gupta - MD GPIL and Chairman CII,East India.

Mr. Gopi Ghosh - Ex Jt. CEO Khadi Village Industries.

Mr. Uttam Tripathy - Founder Potli.

Mr. B.L. Chandak - DGM SIDBI Mumbai.

Ms. Suparna Nanda - Deputy Chairman, CII Bhubaneswar

Mr. Mehmood Khan - Ex HUL, Innovation Head.


Cloud Computing by Batoi System.

Online Media Marketing by Batoi system.

Equity Market by Kotak Securities.

Debt Market by Purnima Securities.

Video Conference:

Mr. Ranjan Dash - Founder Y Carbon.

Mr. Rajesh Bhat - Head Held High.

Beside this, there is a Series of events for Student entrepreneurs to Participate and has Cash Prizes to win:

Negosyo: Business Plan Competition.

Ad Video Making: Create 30/45 Sec video ad.

Biz Quiz: A Business quiz with 3 Person Team.

Seal The Deal: Bidding Event - A fun event where you bid for given products from virtual Money.

Case Study: Submit 1000 words of synopsis on the given real life problems

MyCiti Campaign:

Under the “myCITI” campaign, NIT-R team will go to the cities in and around Orissa. Under this campaign, events will be organized in a reputed college in a city where the keynote speaker will be a local entrepreneur who can talk about the general entrepreneurial issues in that city. Here interested students get the to be certified as your college ambassador by partnering with NIT-R to organize the initiative. Mail them at [email protected] to register as a college ambassador.

The probable cities where myCITI campaign is expected to go are:

Bhubaneshwar, Burla, Berhampur, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Patna, Kolkata, Jadavpur, Nagpur, Indore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Vijaywada and many more.

For More Rules and Regulations visit NES Website

For Registration of Events Workshops or Lecture, Mail Them at [email protected]