Entrepreneurship and Innovation Cell of St Aloysius College (Autonomous) Mangaluru organised a webinar on the theme ‘Start-ups at New Normal: A Journey of an Entrepreneur’ on 17 November 2020 via zoom platform. Harish Hande, Ramon Magsaysay Awardee, Co-founder of SELCO was the eminent resource person for the webinar. Dr Suresh Poojary, Dean Research and Innovation Cell welcomed the gathering and Rev Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Principal, gave his Presidential remarks.
The Social Entrepreneur, Hande spoke about creating an enterprise which is inclusive, harmless and beneficial to increase the quality of life of every living and non-living beings. He stressed on being efficient and contributing towards sustainable development. Hande also motivated youth to Covert the crisis into opportunity by providing solutions to the plethora of issues India faces and thus becoming the Solution Providers or the change agents by using education as a tool.
He urged the students to have five solutions to one problem they see from college to home and thus mature the habit of finding solutions than accusing others for the difficulties seen around. He also mentioned about destroying the idea of comparing Financial poverty with Intellectual poverty and prioritized the focus on justice and equality. Harish Hande also suggested the participants to reverse the way they think and speak and bring in social change.
The participants for the webinar included the student community and academicians. This was an initiative to promote innovation in enterprising activities, especially among the student community.
Webinar was anchored by Akshatha and Mamatha, Dean of Entrepreneurship and Consultancy Cell proposed vote of thanks.
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