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    JammuLG Sinha Champions Academic Startups: Propels J&K Economy Forward

    LG Sinha Champions Academic Startups: Propels J&K Economy Forward

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    • LG highlights the potential of Academic-driven startups to transform J&K's by fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in educational institutions
    • Startups are powerful instrument to bridge universities-industries gap, meeting two important objectives- employment generation & profit generation: LG
    • My message to future Startups entrepreneurs is to focus on ‘Problem First' and not ‘Product First' so that your ideas can accelerate the process of Viksit Bharat and also encourage entrepreneurial spirit among young students: LG Sinha
    • LG lauds the initiative aimed at creating an to inspire, empower and connect academia and industry and mentor the students to lead startup ecosystem
    • RASE 2024 will encourage Universities/Colleges to invest in future and nurture the talents for impactful innovations: LG Sinha

    SRINAGAR, June 29: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today addressed the National Seminar on the ‘Role of academic-driven Startups in developing economy of J&K UT (RASE 2024)', at NIT Srinagar.

     

    In his keynote address, the Lt Governor commended the initiative aimed at creating an environment to inspire, empower and connect academia and industry and mentor the students to lead startup ecosystem.
    “I believe Startups are powerful instrument to bridge the gap between universities and industries. The Startups have also been able to meet the two important objectives- employment generation and profit generation,” the Lt Governor said.
    The Lt Governor motivated the students to set action-oriented goals to turn their entrepreneurial dream into reality and contribute to nation's socio-economic transformation and economic growth.
    “My message to future Startups entrepreneurs is to focus on ‘Problem First' and not ‘Product First' so that your ideas can accelerate the process of Viksit Bharat and also encourage entrepreneurial spirit among young students,” the Lt Governor said.
    The Lt Governor also highlighted the potential of Academic-driven startups to transform J&K's economy by fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in educational institutions. In this regard he highlighted the UT Administration's key initiatives like J&K Start-up Policy and potential in Holistic Agriculture Development Program (HADP) to transform the start-ups and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the UT, especially in rural areas.
    There are immense possibilities for startups in , health, logistics, handloom, handicraft, horticulture, agriculture and allied sectors. Under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi, we are committed to provide necessary support and handholding to the young entrepreneurs in both and non-technology sectors, he said.
    He said the national level seminar will encourage Universities/Colleges to invest in future and nurture the talents for impactful innovations.
    The Lt Governor further emphasised the need to provide high-quality technical and vocational education and training to future entrepreneurs.
    Two other important objectives of the Startups are to develop and transfer new technology for societal transformation and create a vast talent pool as per the needs of the industry, the Lt Governor observed.
    He called for enhanced collaboration between academia, industry and policymakers to develop a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem in  Jammu Kashmir.
    The two-day national seminar is being organized by National Institute of Technology Srinagar in association with Department of Holistic Education, Central University of Kashmir, ICAR CITH, Science & Technology Department, and SKUAST-Kashmir.
    Prof. A. Ravinder Nath, Director, NIT Srinagar & Vice Chancellor, Central University Kashmir; Rajesh Kumar Pathak, Secretary, Technology Development Board; Dr. Parikshat Singh Manhas, Chairman JKBOSE; Dr Thakur SKR, eminent scientist; experts, intellectuals, researchers, HoDs and entrepreneurs were present.

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