Discussion on ‘Entrepreneurial Approach to Career Development’ held at ICccR & HRM

Resource Persons and successful enterpreneurs alongwith students of ICccR&HRM after a discussion in JU on Wednesday.
Resource Persons and successful enterpreneurs alongwith students of ICccR&HRM after a discussion in JU on Wednesday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Sept 6: International Centre for Cross Cultural Research and Human Resource Management (ICccR & HRM), University of Jammu, today organized a discussion on ‘Entrepreneurial Approach to Career Development’ for the students of MBA (International Business) Programme  in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI), Jammu Campus.
The resource persons for the session were Shivani Sharma, Coordinator, JKEDI, Jammu, Veer Partap Singh, Community Organizer (Incharge Recovery), JKEDI, Jammu and Dr Vinod Kumar, Liaison Officer, JKEDI, Jammu. The team of resource persons was also accompanied by Sanjay Choudhary and Rachna Dubey who are successful entrepreneurs and have been facilitated by JKEDI, Jammu.
Shivani Sharma elaborated upon the concept of entrepreneurship alongwith the financial pre-requisites for being an entrepreneur.  She engaged the participants over an interactive mode to understand and explore the innate potential of the students to seek entrepreneurship as their career goal. She also deliberated upon their goal in terms of creating and nurturing an entrepreneurial attitude.
Veer Partap Singh   drew attention not only towards the opportunities that seem attractive to young entrepreneurs but also presented a realistic picture of the various obstacles and challenges that the young entrepreneurs must be aware in the present scenario. Addressing the issues of governmental pressures, funding, sluggish demand and competition,
Dr Vinod Kumar encouraged the students to customize their entire learning experience to fit around the things that make them unique and the role that JKEDI can play in shaping their entrepreneurial ambitions into a reality. He enumerated about the several schemes that are available with JKEDI to facilitate promising entrepreneurs. He added that despite creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship is one of the key challenges facing any society, its prevalence is a necessity to build a society and the nation at large.
The success stories of Sanjay Choudhary (M/s Choudhary Dairy Farm) and Rachna Dubey (M/s Giriraj Bakers and Snackers) also inspired the students. They elaborated upon the significance of true mentorship for those seeking entrepreneurial aspirations as one of the key parameters for success. While narrating their success stories, they discussed the role and intervention of JKEDI as a facilitator for the establishment of their business ventures.

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