Amity School of Engineering and Technology is organising a two week Faculty development programme on Training the trainers on Entrepreneurial Skills from 29th April 2013 to 10th May 2013. The inaugural ceremony was held at E2 Block Seminar Hall at 11:30 am today.
The dignitaries present were Acting Vice Chancellor Prof.(Dr.) Balvinder Shukla, Mr. Neeraj Sharma, Adviser NSTEDB, DST Govt. of India, Mr. Vinay Chaddha, CEO, GVC System, Prof. V.P.S. Arora, Dean Academics, AUUP and Prof.(Dr.) K.M. Soni, Deputy Director and Head ASET. The faculty development programme is a specially designed programme, for the teachers and trainers to disseminate entrepreneurial skills among every single youth making them innovative to “generate opportunities rather than waiting for it”. It is a key to unlock the creative potential of youth, pioneering a change.
The strong need of the hour to mobilize the economy, demands youth potential to float hoard of enterprises with extraordinary competencies. The demand can be accomplished through proper transformation of entrepreneurial skills by the knowledge champions – teachers/trainers/resource persons.
The main objective of the program is to:
- Train and develop the knowledge transforming resources to guide the prospective entrepreneurs in knowledge based ventures
- inculcate culture of innovation/entrepreneurship
- assist in analyzing market trend, helping youth to analyze future demand
- Motivating/grooming potential entrepreneurs to set up skill based/technology oriented enterprises
- Capacity building of teachers/trainers/resource persons who in turn teach entrepreneurship
About forty faculty members from different Amity Universities participated in the event. The two technical sessions were conducted on 29th April 2013 by Dr. Sanjeev Bansal, Director ABS and Mr. Gaurav Asthana, Managing Partner Transjovan Capital.
Mr. Neeraj Sharma, Adviser NSTEDB, DST Govt. of India lighting the lamp
From L-R Prof. V.P.S Arora, Dean Academics, Dr. K.M. Soni, Deputy Director & Head ASET, Mr. Neeraj Sharma, Adviser DST, Prof.(Dr.) Balvinder Shukla, Acting Vice Chancellor, Mr. Vinay Chaddha, CEO, GVC System, Prof. A.K. Jairath, ASET
Prof.(Dr.) Balvinder Shukla, Acting Vice Chancellor, Amity University addressing the gathering
Mr. Neeraj Sharma, Adviser NSTEDB, DST Govt. of India addressing the gathering
Dr. Balvinder Shukla, Acting Vice Chancellor, Amity University presenting plant sapling to Mr. Neeraj Sharma, Adviser NSTEDB, DST Govt. of India