The three-day North Bihar Conclave on Higher Education- Entrepreneurship- Employability inaugurated today with great enthusiasm by Purnea University, Purnia. Private Public Partnership mode was prime focus in the session and the possibilities of entrepreneurial atmosphere in the North Bihar region specially Purnea Division was the prime objective of today’s Brain-Storming session. Guests also discussed what will be the procedure to develop Entrepreneurial Skill in this region.
Prof. Rajesh Singh, Vice-Chancellor, Purnea University said that “Bihar is known for producing Officers and Laborers for whole India”. He further said that it is the need of time to create the environment of Entrepreneurship and produce Entrepreneurs in Bihar. Having this in mind, we are going to establish an Entrepreneurship Cell and Youth Lab for providing an apt Entrepreneurial skilled atmosphere in the whole North-Eastern Asian region. Keeping this in mind, the entrepreneurs, the experts, and the Professors from various National as well as International Universities such as University of Colorado, Harvard University, Tennessee State University etc. have been invited. Purnea University wishes to set up this center in Private- Public-Partnership mode. Prof. Singh, in this Conclave, aims to bring together the Academician- Entrepreneurs together on a common platform.
This event is the first International Conclave on Entrepreneurship enthusiastically organized by Purnea University. It will provide great exposure to the students of Bihar, West- Bengal, Sikkim and bordering Nations like Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Myanmar. Approximately 600 participants from above Indian States and Countries are going to participate in this Conclave that includes some eminent Vice-Chancellors (Dr. Raman Kumar Jha, VC, Amity University, Ranchi. Dr. S.S. Sarangdevot, VC, J.R.N.R. Vidyapeeth, Udaipur, Rajasthan. Dr. Anil Kumar Roy, VC, Central University, Motihari, Bihar. Prof. Ghanshyam Lal Das, VC, Purbanchal University), the Professors and the Scholars.
They also focused on the promotion of Agriculture based Entrepreneur and Entrepreneurship. They discussed on textile industry, fisheries, food processing, value addition, packaging and marketing.
It was also discussed in the session; there must be an initiative to open a centre of Indian Institute of Packaging & food processing. Honorable Vice-Chancellor of Purnea University, Prof. Rajesh Singh said in the session that initiative has been taken at the level of Ministry of Commerce and Textile, New Delhi.
Dr. Ajay Jha said that Youth Lab Colorado is going to work together with Purnea University to promote entrepreneurial cell and employability in the region. He also discussed about Argo industry, health services, digitalization and social media must be actively promoted.
The session was presided over by Dr. B.N. Pandey, Ex-Vice-Chancellor Magadh University, Patna and co-chaired by Dr. Ajay Jha, Youth Lab Colorado, USA.