WSU Australia to coach SKUAST-Ok college students for agri-entrepreneurship, innovation – Kashmir Reader

Srinagar: Western Sydney University (WSU), Australia is conducting 16-week complete coaching for the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Kashmir college students for creating entrepreneurial orientation and changing their improvements and enterprise concepts into profitable and commercially viable enterprises.
The intention of the programme, which is first of sort coaching held for college students of a college from J&Ok, is to nurture Kashmir’s agricultural entrepreneurs for tomorrow, who will run technology-driven and synthetic intelligence-based agribusinesses. It will even expose the scholars to worldwide requirements of innovation and entrepreneurship.
The 12-module coaching programme by the Business School of WSU, Australia is organised below the sponsorship of the World Bank-ICAR funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) for the institutional growth of the SKUAST-Ok.
SKUAST-Ok was the one establishment among the many seven agricultural universities of the nation authorised by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research for the coaching. For organising the coaching for its college students, SKUAST-Ok has to enter into an MoU with the Western Sydney University, Australia.
The 60 college students who will bear the coaching had been chosen from 440 candidates from the assorted schools of the SKUAST-Ok. The number of the scholars was achieved on the idea of a check performed by the WSU, Australia to examine the entrepreneurial potential, modern concepts and startup information of the candidates.
Also, 12 academics of the SKUAST-Ok are participating within the coaching, who will act as mentors of the scholars of their entrepreneurial quest and also will assist in creating an ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship at SKUAST-Ok.
Vice-Chancellor SKUAST-Ok Prof JP Sharma chaired the net inaugural session of the programme. The V-C, in his handle, outlined modern and entrepreneurial behaviour of individuals as a key for any nations progress. While appreciating the organizing group from each the Universities, he burdened getting concepts transformed into viable enterprise whereas protecting the essence of social duty.
Dean College of Business, WSU, Prof Amir Mahmood, expressed enthusiasm at becoming a member of arms in selling international entrepreneurship expertise with native style among the many college students of SKUAST-Ok. Director Planning and Monitoring and PI NAHEP, Prof NA Ganai, talked concerning the concerted efforts gone into making the programme taking place to faucet the potential of scholars in making agriculture a viable enterprise by adopting superior know-how.
Don Wright from Western Sydney University in his message expressed satisfaction and need to have a significant influence on the affiliation by means of the at present devised module. The different officers and school members from Western Sydney University who’re set to be engaged with this system embrace Ian Anderson, Inu Rana and Nisha Rakhesh to say however just a few., Coordinator Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cell, IDP NAHEP, Dr Farahnaz Rasool performed the proceedings of the perform.
Initially, Inu Rana gave the opening feedback adopted by a presentation on present actions of Western Sydney University by Nisha Rakhesh. The conception of this system was outlined by Dr FA Zaki, Consultant HRM NAHEP SKUAST-Ok. Prof MAA Siddique described this system as extremely related within the present instances to make agricultural college students job-ready. Among others who attended this system embrace Prof TH Masoodi (Dean, Faculty of Forestry SKUAST-Ok), Prof Azmat Alam (Associate Director Research) and different school members.


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