Addressing the valedictory function of Entrepreneurship Skill Development Program(ESDP) conducted by Entrepreneurship Development Cell, SMVDU in collaboration with MSME Development Institute, Jammu, J&K, Sh. Chander Parkash Minister of Industries and Commerce, J&K State, called for technology based business to be initiated by the youth. Sh. Prakash distributed certificates to the participants and blessed them fortheir bright future and success.Industries Minister advised the participants to keep away from lofty business ventures and stressed on product quality consciousness while starting any business. Sh. Chander Parkash also highlighted about the rapid changes in trendpattern occurring in the business world. While asking for positive and effective youth energy, Sh. Chander Parkash emphasized on intelligent waste management and by-product management. He also emphasized on improved work culture in the society and imbibing modern and advanced business skills to compete in the market. Earlier, during the functionDr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU stressed on ethics in businessto achieve top notch position in their area of business ventures for long-run business success. Dr. Jain also highlighted the importance of intellectual property rights.Dr. Sanjeev Jain also encouraged first generation entrepreneurs to submit their proposal for business incubation center of the University for different kinds of support to encourage their business opportunities and success. During the valedictory function, Dr. Suparn Sharma, Chief Coordinator, Entrepreneurship Development Cell, also gave details of the different sessions and industrial visits made during the event. Director, MSME, Mr. Virinder Sharma highlighted the different inputs given during the 30 working days training program in terms of marketing skills, production management, human resource management, etc. The program has also contributed towards the knowledge of various schemes available for finance, marketing, production, raw material to the participants.
The students of ESDP gave excellent feedback of different training sessions attended by them in this program. The prize winner business plan was also presented by the participants of the ESDP. Registrar, SMVDU, Mr. Ajay Khajuria Prof. V.K. Bhat, Dean FOMand Dr. Sushil Mehta were also present during the session apart from other dignitaries.