Udyamita – The Entrepreneurship Cell, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College recently launched its incubation centre on the 9th of November, 2016. The incubation centre aims to provide a conducive environment to Delhi University start-ups by providing mentorship, networking opportunities and co working space.

The centre has been supported by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Lead Angels. The event marked the presence of over 100 students, faculty members of the commerce department and guest speakers: Dr. Jitender Singh, Senior Secretary, CSR, Education and Skill Development, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr. Kanishk Kumar, Senior Associate Director-Enterprise Sales, Flock, Ms. Sera Arora, Manager, North India Operations, Lead Angels and Mr. Gitanjali Khanna, founder and COO,Fastudent.

The event commenced with the felicitation ceremony of the guests by Dr. Manmohan Kaur, Principal, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa. She shared her words of wisdom and welcomed the guests, faculty members and the students. It was followed presentation by Team HATAOO which is an app based platform created by the students of the college to contact vehicle owner to deal with parking issues.

The speaker sessions included Dr. Jitender Singh’s talk on ‘Viability of a Startup’ which highlighted the issues faced by start-ups. Mr. Kanishk Kumar shared his views on ‘Technology, Opportunity and Entrepreneurship’ through which he discussed the prospects of adding value using technology and innovation. Ms. Sera Arora had an interactive session with the students and the faculty members through which she imparted valuable information regarding pitching investors and stages of investment. Ms. Gitanjali Khanna talked about the opportunities for an education sector start-ups. At last the convenor of the society, Dr. G.S. Sood concluded the event with a vote of thanks which was followed by a ceremony to inaugurate the incubation centre.

By the members of Udyamita