Sensitization Programme on Entrepreneurship Development in Veterinary Sector
(for students of TANUVAS, Chennai)
The a-IDEA, Agri-Business Incubator of ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad organized a “Sensitization Programme on Entrepreneurship Development in Veterinary Sector for students of Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), Chennai” on 19 June 2021.
Dr. G Venkateshwarlu, Joint Director, NAARM, Hyderabad highlighted the need of transformation of students as job provider instead of job seekers. He also indicated the importance of National Education Policy in strengthening of entrepreneurial culture among the students community.
Dr. B.Mohan, Dean, Veterinary College and Research Institute, TANUVAS, Namakkal has given inspirational address to the students on various opportunities available in dairy, sheep, goat and poultry enterprises.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, NAARM, Hyderabad outlined about the potential areas of Agripreneurship which are yet to be tapped. He also indicated the students need to venture into agri-business and plug the gap through viable business propositions.
Dr. N. Sivaramane, CEO, a-IDEA, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad apprised about the Agri-Startup and Process of Incubation. Dr. Vivek Unnikrishnan, Co-Founder, Amalgo Healthcare Private Ltd., also shared his experiences in starting Veterinary Startup and given the way forward.
The programme was organized to orient the students of TANUVAS and other Colleges about Entrepreneurship, understand the scope of Startups in the Veterinary sector and create awareness on the Startup eco-system. About 160 students and faculty members virtually participated in the programme.