Jalandhar, January 25, 2019: In pursuance of the initiative of the Punjab Government in collaboration with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India, GNA University hosted the Punjab Start-up Van, so called “Punjab Start-up Yatra” to promote entrepreneurship fervour among the students of GNA University.
The Yatra religiously aimed at spreading awareness of start-up ecosystem, motivating the youth, creating self-employment, upgrading the skills of entrepreneurs and providing them support to set up their units under the professional guidance.
GNA University team comprising of Deans and Heads of all departments and Faculty and student coordinators welcomed the van in the campus premises with full zeal and great enthusiasm. Mr. IK Sharma, Senior Industry Promotional Officer, Phagwara accompanied the Yatra and inspired the students to become entrepreneurs. Dr.V.K.Rattan, Vice-Chancellor, GNA University also encouraged the young students to grab such golden opportunities and give wings to their innovative ideas.
More than 30 teams comprising of 120 students registered themselves for attending the boot camp (Idea Pitching Competition). The camp will present the government’s initiative to promote start-ups, ideation workshop, idea pitching sessions and trainings.
S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, Pro-Chancellor, GNA University thanked the delegates for visiting the campus and appreciated the sincere endeavours of the government to nurture the new start-up ideas and provide a platform to handhold budding entrepreneurs.