Three days workshop on Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) was conducted at J.K.K.Nattraja College of Pharmacy from 12th December to 14th December 2019. The camp aimed to create awareness among students about various aspects of entrepreneurship. The camp was inaugurated Mr. Ommsharravana, Director, J.K.K.Nattraja Educational institutions. He emphasized the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship skill to the students. Dr. R. Sambath Kumar, Principal, J.K.K.Nattraja college of Pharmacy welcomed the Participants.
First day session (12/12/2019)
The technical session was started by Mr. G. Sampathkumar Entrepreneur, SM Pharma, Erode. He enlightened our students with “Inauguration Camp Objective Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurship as a career choice” and how it uplifts an person to be a successful entrepreneur. Then the second session was continued by Mr. G. Mohan raj, Asst., Professor, J.K.K.Nattraja College of Engineering and Technology, Kumarapalayam who enlightened the student on “Networking of supporting institution & legal formalities to setting up Enterprise”. In the afternoon session, Dr. K. Krishnaveni, Associate professor, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, J.K.K. Nattraja college of Pharmacy, Kumarapalayam had given a lecture on “Emerging business opportunities environment scanning and identification” & the fourth session was engaged by Dr. M. Vijayabaskaran, Professor and Head, Dept. of Pharmaceutical chemistry, J.K,K Nattraja college of Pharmacy, Komarapalayam. He gave a brief lecture on “Historical background: Importance of Entrepreneurship”.
Second day session (13/12/2019)
The First Session was started by Dr. N. Venkateshwaramurthy, Professor and Head, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, J.K.K.Nattraja College of Pharmacy, Kumarapalyam had explained about “Personality Characteristic/ Traits of Entrepreneur” to our students. Then the second session was continued by Mr. D. Kamalakkannan, Asst., Professor J.K.K.Nattraja College of Pharmacy, Kumarapalayam shared about his views on “Innovation in Startup Company”. Dr. R. Shanmuga Sundaram, Vice Principal, JKKNCP, Kumarapalayam gave a lecture about “Developing soft skill: Creativity, Communication and problem solving”. The afternoon session was given by Mr. P. Sivasundaram, Director, Kandha Textiles, Sudha Textiles, Kumarapalayam, who shared their experiences on becoming a successful entrepreneur. Then the final session was engaged by Mr. R. Premkumar, The Chief Manager, Indian bank, Komarapalayam. He shared his knowledge and experience about “Govt. Schemes of Assistance and policy for setting-up small Business Venture”
On the third day (14/12/2019)- Our students went for an industrial visit to Sree Kandhavel Textiles, Kumarapalayam. Students visited manufacturing, quality checking and export unit.
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. R. Shanmuga Sundaram, Vice Principal, J.K.K.Nattraja College of Pharmacy, Kumarapalayam, 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.