Bhubaneswar, 04/12/2016 : “Innovative entrepreneurship shall greatly impact newer initiatives like ‘Skill India’, ‘Start-up India’ and Make in India initiatives. In this context, developing entrepreneurial skills among the young, starting from the school level, will create a conducive environment for future entrepreneurs and shall be pivotal in providing employment.”, said Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD, Nalco, while inaugurating the annual fete ‘Unwind’ of Sai International School, today at Bhubaneswar.
Addressing the students and the faculty on the occasion, Shri Chand said that Bhubaneswar is gradually emerging as an educational & knowledge-hub and Nalco as a leading corporate house of the State is equally concerned to promote the entrepreneur skills among the youth at par with global standards. “To encourage budding entrepreneurs, Nalco as part of its Industry – Institution Interaction initiative will organise stimulating business exercises in selected schools, where students will be given opportunities to participate, learn and solve business situations. Such exercise would give confidence to the younger generations to come up with new ideas and encourage them to be entrepreneurs” informed Dr. Chand.
Dr. Chand, accompanied by Smt. Preeti Roy, President, Nalco Mahila Samiti, Dr. Bijoy Kumar Sahoo, Chairman, Smt Silpi Sahoo, Trustee, and Shri Harish Sanduja, Principal, of Sai International School, went around various stalls in the fete and also handed over the prizes to the winners of different competitions.