TBS conducts interactive session on StartUps & Banking Sector in J&K

TBS Director Prof Vinay Chauhan presenting copy of his research project report to GM RBI.
TBS Director Prof Vinay Chauhan presenting copy of his research project report to GM RBI.

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Feb 1: The Business School, University of Jammu, conducted an interactive session on ‘Start-Ups and Banking Sector in UT of J&K’ at Reserve Bank of India, Jammu
The session was aimed to deliberate on the findings and outcomes of the ICSSR short term empirical collaborative research project, titled “Analyzing Impact of Indian Start-up Ecosystem in UT of J&K” awarded to Prof Vinay Chauhan, Director, TBS and his team comprising of Dr Saloni Devi and Dr Rohit Bhagat.
The session started with a formal welcome address by Shubab Rata Ghosh Maulik, DGM, RBI, followed by an address from Sandeep Mittal, GM, RBI who apprised the gathering about the main theme of the session.
Prof Vinay Chauhan, Director TBS & Project Coordinator, delved deep into the Startup culture of UT of J&K and stressed on the role of financial institutions towards harnessing innovation and entrepreneurship. He underscored the enduring relevance and role of RBI in nurturing financial institutions towards fostering a successful startup ecosystem.
Further, Dr Rohit Bhagat deliberated on the major observations and empirical findings based on primary data collected from the registered startups of the region.
Dr Nidhi Pathania shared her first hand experience and live cases with the august gathering highlighting major gaps in implementation of the scheme. Dr Saloni Devi discussed the short term and long term recommendations along with the key findings of the study.
At last, an interactive session served as a platform for engaging dialogue and exchanging ideas towards strengthening a Start Up ecosystem and provide a crucial support to startups, including knowledge sharing and facilitating investments in UT of J&K from potential investors of the region.
The session engrossed on streamlining the regulatory processes to foster a more Start-up friendly environment and learning from the best practices set up by financial institutions. The lecture provided a comprehensive bouquet of digital and physical solutions to cater to all banking needs of start-ups across their various life stages.
The session was attended by higher official from RBI and other staff members of the RBI. The session concluded with a formal vote of thanks by Dr Mohd Anwar, AGM at RBI.