A seminar to ‘accelerate Northeast’ titled ‘Agri-pulse’, was held at College of Fisheries of Lembucherra in Agartala on Saturday.
The seminar was aimed at recognizing ‘potentially game changing early-stage entrepreneurs’ from north-eastern region and creative supportive ecosystem to help them scale up their business.
The Agri pulse seminar was organized by Indigram Labs Foundation (ILF) which is organizing similar seminars in different parts of the north-eastern region.
On August 20, the Agripulse seminar was inaugurated at Guwahati and the next seminar was held at Shillong.
After Agartala, the next seminar will be held at Imphal on August 29 and in Aizawl on August 31 next.
This unique initiative aim at bringing together the key stakeholders in the regional entrepreneurship ecosystem including startups, investors, mentors and subject matter experts and help unlock the huge potential of the north-eastern states by unleashing the innovative energy of the emerging entrepreneurs of the region.
Speaking in the programme, Dr Mrinmoy Datta, principal of College of Agriculture, Agartala stressed on entrepreneurship development in agriculture sector.
Dr V V Sadamate, adviser of Indian Society of Agribusiness professionals (ISAP) and former adviser of Planning Commission in Agriculture said that agri sectors have huge potentiality for developing entrepreneurship.
Several eminent speakers also delivered their addresses and highlighted on the multiple benefits of such seminars for creating employment opportunities, reduce or reverse migration of local youth, energize the local business ecosystem, help facilitate the socio-economic development of the region.