DIC Ang holds session on Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Dooru
Anantnag: The District Information Centre (DIC) Anantnag and District Employment and Counselling Centre, Anantnag in collaboration with Kalam Innovation club on Saturday organized a daylong session on Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Rasool Mir Auditorium, Dooru. The event was organised in continuation to District Administration Anantnag’s initiative of holding series of interaction sessions cum awareness seminars in various educational institutions in the district.
The event was presided over by Sheikh Jahangir from National Innovation Foundation and a three-time Presidential awardee. He was the brain behind the innovations in the Hindi blockbuster, 3 Idiots and was the chief guest and main speaker for the event.
In his key address, innovator Sheikh Jahangir (The Real Rancho) native of Andhra Pradesh and settled in Mumbai energized the students with his lines “through simple ideas the world can go towards progressive growth”.
“It is the right time for the budding engineers to take up the nation to the next level,” he said.
The prominent innovator also shared many life examples including the experience in the 3 idiots movie, how his simple innovation moved his life from nowhere to a famous personality with his innovation.
Innovators Qayoom Naik, Refaz and Ishfaq Ahmad Wani, famous as Kokernag twins also motivated the students with their inspiring struggle and innovation. It is in place to mention that Refaz and Ishfaq have been awarded by the President of India for their innovations.
The Counselling Officer gave the students a brief about the various govt schemes in vogue like PMEGP, Tejaswini, ODOP, etc through which interested applicants can set up their own business units and generate employment.
This was the 8th session organized by DIC Anantnag aimed at spreading awareness regarding the innovation and entrepreneurship as a career opportunity and various govt schemes facilitating the entrepreneurs in this endeavour.
The event was attended by students from GDC Dooru, GHSS Dooru and GGHS Verinag with more than 200 students listening to the innovators with keen interest.