RAJOURI: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) organised an entrepreneurship lecture under the aegis of TEQIP-III programme to promote industry-institute interaction. CEO, Aqua Bridge, UAE, Mohammad Tabish, delivered the key note lecture. Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Javed Musarrat, in a message conveyed his gratitude toward Mohammad Tabish for visiting the university. Dean Academic Affairs and Coordinator TEQIP III, Prof Iqbal Parwez presided over the function.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Iqbal said that there was need for bridging gap between industry and academia. He said, “BGSBU strongly believes in building a firm foundation for corporate interface through intense industry connects and practices,” adding that BGSBU was persistently in touch with the leading corporate groups and was working closely towards analysing the industry expectations and requirements. He emphasised on the promotion of entrepreneurship culture among the budding students to become self-reliant, an official handout read.
Mohammad Tabish made an exhaustive deliberation on the topic, “The Making of an Entrepreneur- Empowering the Promising College Graduates to Business Owners”. He shared his own story of becoming an entrepreneur with the audience stressing on the importance of scaling up from the idea inception to business establishment.
He captured the attention of the audience by showing the technical units of the aqua industry in UAE through his presentation. He spelled out the key parameters required for being an entrepreneur and stressed on the importance of industry-academia collaboration.
Speaking on the occasion, Registrar of the university, Ashfaq Zarri highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship in curbing unemployment from the society.
Zari said, “Entrepreneurship development is a way out to deal with unemployment and will help in social transformation towards prosperity.” He stressed upon the students to become job providers rather than the job seekers. He encouraged the students to pursue entrepreneurship as a career options and to explore the world of science and technology to its fullest, the handout read.
Zarri further said that BGSBU was committed to foster entrepreneurship culture among the students and researchers by providing them the kind of environment to showcase their entrepreneurial abilities, it added.