Educentre School of Business has launched the first of its kind, “Women collegeprenuer” programme on August 31. The programme was aimed to empower young women with the necessary skills and knowledge to become an entrepreneur.
The core idea was to give opportunity to the female students to come up with a business idea and execute it. The teams received seed money of Rs.10,000. On the occasion director, Industries and Commerce, A.Temjem Jamir, lauded the college students for taking up the opportunity as entrepreneurship and expressed happiness on witnessing women stepping out of their comfort zone. He informed that the government has approved to provide 25% of funds reserved for women and uplift the women collegepreneur to take on the opportunity.
Deputy director , Industries and Commerce, team leader of start-up Nagaland, Keneirienuo Kire also extended support for women entrepreneurs and urged them to work hard to be recognised and to nurture future young generation. Saucy Joe’s Co-founder, Viseino Basumatari shared her entrepreneurial journey and struggle. She narrated how she kept herself motivated and kept pushing herself to achieve higher goals.
EduCentre School of Business will be an incubator under the department of Industries and Commerce. Startup Nagaland has helped over 50+ startups and worked with 200+ entrepreneurs in the last three years.