Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-K) on Sunday kick-started a three-month entrepreneurship development programme with an aim to inculcate entrepreneurial mindset and build business skills among the agriculture students.
The programme is being conducted by the Lemon School of Entrepreneurship (LSE) in collaboration with the University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cell under ICAR-World Bank funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) for the IDP of SKUAST-K.
About 75 students from agriculture, horticulture, fisheries, forestry and other streams of the university are participating in the programme.
Vice-Chancellor of SKUAST-K, Prof Nazeer Ahmed, chaired the online inaugural function of the training programme.
SKUAST-K Director Planning & Monitoring and PI NAHEP Prof Nazir Ahmad Ganai, CEO Lemon School of Entrepreneurship (LSE) Deepak Menaria, Director LSE Mukesh Ashar, Business Development Manager LSE Saurab, SKUAST-K Deans, HODs and NAHEP Faculty Coordinators participated in the inaugural function.
Vice-Chancellor, while appreciating the efforts of the NAHEP team for organising such programmes for the students of the university, said inculcating innovation and entrepreneurial skills among the students are the need of the hour.