New Delhi: A high-level delegation consisting of 15 female entrepreneurs from Antarprerana Pvt. ltd. and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) from Nepal and Bhutan visited Amity University Uttar Pradesh, with the aim of regional cross-learning and exploring pathways, opportunities and scope of Female entrepreneurship.
Speaking on “scaling up and strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Bhutan and Nepal”, Mrs. Anu Joshi Shrestha, Integrated mountain development (ICIMOD) said, “ICIMOD strives to improve the lives and livelihoods of men, women and children in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region and to protect mountain environments and cultures of this region, by sharing knowledge with people to make them more resilient.This helps them to make the most of the opportunities presented to them and prepares them for change, which further strengthens regional cooperation for conservation and development. sustainable mountain development.
She further added, “We are here today to explore many opportunities for female entrepreneurship with Amity and would like to collaborate in the fields of research and innovation, science and technology, food and hospitality and other similar fields by making Amity our knowledge partner and seeking Amity’s support to encourage female entrepreneurship. With the onset of the pandemic, many new entrepreneurial opportunities have arisen for women and the uncertainties of the future have ignited the flame of entrepreneurship among them. We would also like to collaborate with Amity for the Himalayan University Consortium, which contributes to better collaboration between universities and other knowledge-generating institutions inside and outside the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. ).
Addressing the gathering, Prof. (Dr) Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, stated, “Due to economic progress, better access to education, urbanization, liberal and democratic culture, female entrepreneurship has witnessed phenomenal growth in India. Various government programs like Start-up India also encourage entrepreneurship among women. We at Amity would like to explore opportunities for collaboration in capacity building, hospitality, food technology, management studies, and various other areas, with delegation. Amity continues to run female entrepreneurship programs to support our female students and through the Amity Innovation Incubator we facilitate fundraising, engage with venture capital and help build businesses, which is imperative for building the nation and the economic development of our country.
On this occasion, several sessions on “The entrepreneurial and mentoring system and the activities of the electronic cell at Amity”, “The incubation process, practices and mechanism of mentoring”: A Govt. of India Perspective”, “Women Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Enabling Support System” and “Entrepreneurial Opportunities for start business in India”, among others, were led by the core faculty members and Head of Institutions of Amity and the visit ended with a campus tour. of friendship.