Entrepreneurship Week Gets a Brilliant Start
Mangattuparamba: As a part of Kerala State Entrepreneurship Meet (KSEM) to be conducted at Govt. College of Engineering, Kannur (GCEK) on 28th and 29th of this month, Entrepreneurship week is being planned. It was kick started with ‘The Ignited Minds 2014’ – a business oriented quiz, here, yesterday. The function was inaugurated by Prof. Snehaj Sreenivasan, Chief coordinator of quiz Kerala and one of the biggest names in Indian quizzing. The function was presided over by Prof. T.D. John, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, GCEK and the felicitation address was delivered by Prof. Dhanesh Chatta, coordinator, KSEM’14. It was received with active participation from within and outside the campus. Quiz master of the event was Mr. Linju N.K., a prominent quizzer of Kerala. It came to a nail biting finish with Arjun M and Arjun A Ashok of College of engineering, Thalassery emerging victorious. The first runners up were Subin V and Abhijith A.S. of Christ College, Thalassery followed by Kiran Pradeep and Surag Vazhayil of GCEK. Today, the college will also be witnessing “Spark”, a business idea competition where each participant gets to present their own business idea. It has been decided to organize various awareness and guidance programs, promoting the Entrepreneurship Meet and highlighting the importance of self-employment in the current scenario. It will ensure that the students are equipped beforehand so that they can gain the best possible out of the Entrepreneurship Meet, which will witness world-class professionals and young successful entrepreneurs taking up sessions and interacting with students. A news bulletin being released by the college students, with updates on the Entrepreneurship Meet, success stories of young entrepreneurs and guidance articles on entrepreneurial aspects, is another highlight of the Week.