Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University organized an entrepreneurship lecture under the aegis of TEQIP-III programme to promote Industry-Institute interaction, an official statement said.
The statement said that Mohammad Tabish, CEO, Aqua bridge, UAE delivered the keynote lecture. Professor JavedMusarrat, Vice Chancellor of the University in a message conveyed his gratitude toward Mohammad Tabish for visiting the University campus. Prof. Iqbal Parwez Dean Academic Affairs and Coordinator TEQIP III presided the function.
Speaking on the occasion Professor Iqbal said that there is a need for bridging the gap between industry and academia.
He said that BGSBU strongly believes in building a firm foundation for the corporate interface through intense industry connects and practices.
Prof.Iqbal mentioned that we are persistently in touch with the leading corporate groups and work closely towards analyzing the industry expectations and requirements.
He emphasized on the promotion of entrepreneurship culture among the budding students to become self-reliant. Prof. Iqbal expressed his immense delight at the presence of Mohammad Tabish in the event. 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. He stressed on the importance of scaling up from the idea inception to the business establishment.
He captured the attention of the audience by showing the technical units of the aqua industry in UAE through his presentation. He spelt out the key parameters required for being an entrepreneur and stressed on the importance of Industry-Academia collaboration.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Ashfaq Zarri, Registrar of the University highlighted the importance of entrepreneurship in curbing unemployment from the society.
Dr Zari said that 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 option and to explore the world of science and technology to its fullest.
Dr Zarri said that BGSBU is committed to foster entrepreneurship culture among the students and researchers by providing them with the kind of environment to showcase their entrepreneurial abilities.
Those who were present on the occasion included Prof.NaseemAhmed, Dean Management Studies, Heads and faculty members of various departments and students.
The statement said that Malik Mubashir, Principal University Polytechnic proposed the vote of thanks whereas Farkhanda Ana conducted the proceedings of the program.