BHUBANESWAR: Innovative entrepreneurship will greatly impact newer initiatives like Skill India, Start-up India and Make in India initiatives, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Nalco Tapan Kumar Chand said here on Sunday.
Inaugurating Unwind, the annual fete of SAI International School, Chand said development of entrepreneurial skills among the young, starting from school level, will create a conducive environment for future entrepreneurs and will prove pivotal in providing employment.
Addressing the students and faculty, he said Bhubaneswar is gradually emerging as an educational and knowledge hub and Nalco is equally committed to promote entrepreneurial skills among the youths on par with global standards.
To encourage budding entrepreneurs, Nalco will organise stimulating business exercises in selected schools as part of its Industry-Institution Interaction initiative, he said. Under it, students will get opportunities to participate, learn and solve business situations. Such exercise would give them confidence to come up with new ideas and encourage them to be entrepreneurs he added.
President of Nalco Mahila Samiti Preeti Roy, chairman of SAI International School Bijoy Kumar Sahoo, trustee Silpi Sahoo and principal Harish Sanduja also spoke. Prizes were given away to winners of different competitions on the occasion.