With ease of accessibility being the driving force behind many emerging entrepreneurial avenues, the concept of electronic commerce or e-commerce has grown since its inception in the 1990’s. E-commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services or the transfer of funds and data over an electronic network, primarily the internet.
The commerce society of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa college organized an e-commerce conclave in association with the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 10th February. Eminent guest speakers present were principal of SGTB Khalsa college Dr Jaswinder Singh, vice-principal Dr R.P Singh, Khalsa alumni and Senior Manager-PR and Corporate Communications at Policybazaar.com Mr. Aman Dhall, Founder and Director at CorporateShiksha.in Mr. Ankur Sethi , Cofounder and Office of the CEO (Technology and Operations) at Infibeam.com Mr. Sachin Dalal, Senior Advisor at BRICS CCI Mr. Naveen Coomar and Co Chairman of the Chamber Dr BBL Madhukar.
The conclave began at 10 am with the lamp lighting ceremony by our guest speakers. Principal Dr. Jaswinder Singh and VP R.P Singh felicitated the speakers with bouquets. Dr. Jaswinder Singh began the function by giving the opening speech where he elaborated on the growth and necessity of e-commerce.
Evolution of e-commerce, e-commerce and social responsibility and future of e-commerce in India were focal points of discussion.
Mr. Naveen Coomar took the podium next where he spoke about BRICS. BRICS CCI is a non-profit, non-governmental umbrella organization of promoting commerce and industry in the world’s most prominent and emerging economies namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
He also spoke about e-commerce, its benefits and the opportunities it holds for the youth. Mr. Ankur Sethi was the next speaker. He highlighted upon the contrast between online showrooms and their ‘brick and mortar’ counterparts. He was also specific about e-commerce as a thing of the future and about transforming individual skills into entrepreneurial skills. Aman Dhall took the stage next to speak on Corporate Social Responsibility. Being an energetic speaker he was successful in engaging the audience in an interactive discussion on the topic. Sachin Dalal, Cofounder at Infibeam.com finished up with a talk on the prospects of e-commerce as an entrepreneurial avenue.
“I was very impressed with the quality of interaction with the students of Delhi University who attended the conclave. I would urge the industry to organize more such events on a regular basis,” said Aman Dhall.
After that the audience threw their questions at the speakers. A good response from the guests made way for an informative talk between the both. Mr. Aman Dhall on being asked about the event, quoted,” It was a very well done event. I would like to congratulate both, SGTB Khalsa college and BRICS Chamber of Commerce for organising a conclave on a theme that is revolutionising how businesses operate in India. There is a reason we keep hearing that the next generation is smarter.” Manav Madaan, President of the Commerce Society took the stage to present the guest speakers with tokens of appreciation. The event concluded with VP R.P Singh giving the formal vote of thanks.