Entrepreneurship Summit-2019 was inaugurated with ceremonial Lamp Lighting by the chief GuestDr. Bhure Lal, IAS(Retd), Chairman-Environment Pollution& Control Authority, Special guests Prof. K. K. Aggarwal, Chairman, National Board of Accreditation and Mr. Bimal Jain, Chairman, Indirect Tax Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce, Dr. R.P Chadha, Chairman, I.T.S- The Education Group, Sh. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S-The Education Group, Sh. Surinder Sood, Director (PR), Sh. B. K. Arora, Secretary Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director (IT) and Dr. Vidya sekhri, Director(UG) at 10.00 AM in Chanakya Auditorium, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad. This summit was organized in five sessions of deliberate discussions in different streams of Entrepreneurship, Management, IT (Information Technology), and Digitalization.
The first session was inaugural session. Sh. Surinder Sood, Director(PR) presented opening remarks of the Summit and emphasized on the role of Entrepreneurship for social upliftmentent and nation building and also emphasized on innovation and creativity as key driver of of entrepreneurship.. Dr. Vidya Sekhari presented overview and detailed program of the Summit and stressed upon flexibility, self determination and exploring new reforms in business patterns, The chief Guest Dr. Bhure Lal addressed issues related with the major factors responsible for efficient production system, learning from mistakes, perfect marketing system, creation of employment, skill development, motivation of young entrepreneurs and several program initiated by the government. Special guest Prof. K. K. Aggarwal focused on assumptions of innovation and creativity in 22nd century, management of change, industrial revolution (4.0), possibilities in agricultural sectors and need of ethical standards in business and entrepreneurship. Mr. Vimal Jain shared his life experience judiciously and motivated youth for adopting entrepreneurship as career with confidence, dedication and new positive mindset and emerging as job creator rather than job seeker. Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey offered vote of thanks to all the eminent guests and dignitaries of the summit.
Second session was technical session on the theme “Role of Innovation and Technology in Entrepreneurship”. Mr. Milind Pathak, COO& Sr. Vice President, PAYTM, Ms. Deepika Chawla, Vice President, Force 100, Dr. J. N. Kushwaha, CEO, BTW India Private Limited and Mr. Subhank Rajguru, Regional Director, GOIBOBO participated for exclusive discussions on the above said theme.
The third session was based on the theme “Promoting Entrepreneurship through Incubation”. Mr. Shailendra Singh, Vice President, Maruti Suzuki India, Dr. Poonam sinha, Joint Director(Admin), NIESBUD,Mr. Prashant Singh. Vice President Products, PAYTM and Mr. Abhishek Gupta, HR-Business Partner, BYJU’s expressed their views on the theme during panel discussion.
The fourth session was focused on”Entrepreneural Ecosystemin India: Role of Government”. Mr. Khalid Isar, Country General Manager, Alibaba, Ms. Shashi Singh, Chairperson, CWEI, Mr. Naveen Tandon, Director- Internal External Affairs, AT&T India and Mr. S. M. Rounaque Mustafa, Vice President, L- Incubator, IIM Lucknow participated in discussions and shared their views on the theme.
The fifth session moved around the theme “ Startup challenges and Opportunities” Mr. Kshitij Torka, VP, Grofers, Mr. Aditya Khullar, Head of Cyber Security, OYO, Mr. Nitin Sethi, Vice President, Digital, Indigo Airlines, Mr. Vivek Mehrotra, Head- Learning and Development, Zomato and Ms. Sunita Pandey Mishra, Founder and CEO, Fandoro, Quazone Infor System Pvt. Ltd addressed the audience on above theme.
I.T.S Mohan Nagar has a rich tradition to organize such events based on contemporary social, business, academic, industrial and other developmental issues in addition to its regular academic, professional and research based activities with its prime objectives of creating a sense of awareness amongst the people and ensuring sincere efforts of the institution for socio economic development and as a catalyst for nation building. Entrepreneurship Summit- 2019 is also a part of the same endeavor to strengthen society and nation, to facilitate opportunities to the youth for their career development and to produce business leaders and executives to cater demand of industry, business and society in modern competitive age.