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A two-day workshop on ‘Entrepreneurship awareness camp in allied health and applied Sciences’ concluded on Thursday at the Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (GIPS).

The workshop was hosted jointly by Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (A Unit of Shrimata Shankar Academy Society) and Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Guwahati.

It was supported by Assam Skill Development Mission (ASDM) and was held on Wednesday and Thursday at GIPS, Azara on the outskirts of Guwahati.

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The aim of the workshop was to create awareness among faculty members and students of science and technology about the various facets of entrepreneurship as an alternative career option.

Eminent speakers from industries, government and private agencies as well as established entrepreneurs exchanged information and ideas in the workshop.

On the first day at inaugural session Dr Abhijit Sharma, director, IIE, Guwahati, Pinku Chowdhury, state project manager, ASDM, Ratul Das, president, Shrimanta Shankar Academy Society, Dr Gouranga Das, principal GIPS and Dr Thuleshwar Nath, principal GIMT were present.

Ratul Das delivered the welcome address and principal GIPS delivered the inaugural speech.

Chief guest Dr Abhijit Sharma highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship in this competitive world.

Technical session started just after the inaugural session and eminent speakers delivered their speech on the topics like identification of business opportunities for entrepreneurs, promotional schemes for entrepreneur etc.

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On the second day of the workshop, speakers dwelt with topics such as communication skill, financial aspects of enterprise/ business unit and feature of project report, business plan preparation.

An interactive session with successful entrepreneurs was also there in the workshop.

The workshop ended with valedictory function and certificate distribution on Thursday.

Over 200 participants represented different streams of allied sciences across the State.

Most of the participants were college students and the organizing committee thanked everyone for making the event successful.

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