A three days workshop on Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) was inaugurated on 26th September,2019 for IV B.Pharm and IV Pharm.D students at J.K.K.Nattraja college of pharmacy, Komarapalayam. The camp aimed to create awareness among students about various aspects of entrepreneurship. The camp was inaugurated by Dr.R.Sambath kumar, Principal , JKK Nattraja college of Pharmacy.
First day session(26/09/2019)-The technical session was started by Dr.M.Raja, Managing Director of Kaviraj pharmaceuticals, Erode. He enlightened our students with “Objectives of entrepreneur, recent business oppurtunities in Siddha and Ayurvedic field” and how it uplifts an person to be a successful entrepreneur. Then the second session was continued by Dr.K.Krishnaveni ,Associate professor, Dept. of pharmacy Practice, JKK Nattraja college of Pharmacy, Kumarapalayam who enlightened the student on “How to start a SSI unit”(General concept about the Govt. formalities, rules and regulation, location and different aspect of an industrial venture).In the afternoon session Dr.P.Senthil kumar, Professor, Dept of pharmaceutical chemistry, JKK Nattraja college of Pharmacy, Kumarapalayam had given a lecture on “Communication Skills”(interacting with people) for Succeeding in all aspects. Dr.N.Venkateshwaramurthy, Professor and Head, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, JKK Nattraja college of Pharmacy, Komarapalyam. He gave a brief lecture on “Personality characteristic /traits of an entrepreneur”.
Second day session(27/09/2019)-Mrs.R.Ramya, Assistant professor, JKK Nattraja college of Arts and Science, Komarapalayam had explained about “Network of Support Institutions and legal formalities to setting up Enterprise” to our students. Mr. S. Ramaprakash, The Chief Manager SBI(SME branch),Bhavani and Mr.K.S.Gopakumar, Executive Manager SBI(SME branch),Bhavani who shared about his views on “The existing Govt. schemes of Assistance and policy for setting up Small Business Venture”. The afternoon session was given by Mrs.Sudha, Entrepreneur, Star Kids Academy, Bhavani who shared their experiences on becoming a successful entrepreneur. Dr.M.Vijayabaskaran, Professor and Head, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, JKK Nattraja college of Pharmacy, Komarapalayam had given a lecture on “Historical Background: Importance of Entrepreneurship”.
On the third day(28/09/2019)- Our students went for an industrial visit to of Kaviraj pharmaceuticals, Erode. Students learnt about different preparations of siddha & ayurvedic medicines. After three days successful completion of EAC our students can able to know about assistance provided to become an Entrepreneur, profile of an entrepreneur, charms of becoming an entrepreneur, various aspects provided to an entrepreneur, general concepts about bank/Govt. formalities, rules and regulations, mechanisms of product selection, identifying business opportunities.At the end of session, Dr.Ananda Thangadurai, Professor, Department Of Pharmaceutical Analysis proposed the vote of thanks. The program was sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India(EDI),Gujarat and financially supported by NSTEDB UNDER DST-NIMAT PROJECT 2019-2020.