Vikas PU College in an interesting initiative has launched a unique challenge called as, Vikas 500 Ka Josh. In this the college will spur selected children to come up with a distinct project using Rs 500 as seed fund.
Vikas Pre University College is an educational institution run by Vikas Education Trust, in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. This College was established by the trust in the year 2012. The trust founded by Sri Krishna J Palemar who is a social activist and was also a Minister in B. S.Yediyurappa's Cabinet. Vikas Education Trust was registered in the year 1993. This initiative 'Vikas 500 Ka Josh' aims at pushing the Make in India programme of PM Narendra Modi further by promoting student entrepreneurs by the means of this competition.
Krishna J Palemar, chairman, Vikas Education Trust told, "The 25-day challenge rolls out on August 1 and students have 25-days to come up with their project proposal which they will present at the competition that will be held on August 27. Each of the invited schools will choose the top five synopses from their students; he said adding students will be evaluated for best business model, best innovation, and aesthetically brilliant model on the competition day. "
"Each school can have maximum of five teams of three students each. The projects the team develops in above three categories using only the seed fund should be ones that benefit society and nurture potential of students. The aim of the programme is also to help students select the right course after their class X, he said adding it will also strive to test and inculcate the love of the subject in them as well," said Ananth G Prabhu, director, Vikas Edu Solutions.
Initiatives like these will boost the spirits of young budding entrepreneurs which will in turn help in pacing up the development of the nation. Brainbuxa will keep you updated on such news and views across the nation. For more, take a halt at Brainbuxa.