The Department of Zoology, Assam Don Bosco University in collaboration with Fishfed, Department of Fisheries, Government of Assam organised the 10th Lecture on “Entrepreneurship Development through Aquarium and Ornamental Fishery” as part of the Lecture Series ‘Science Behind Nature’ on 23 January 2021.
The lecture was delivered by Dr. Sanjay Sarma, State Fishery Coordinator, World Bank Funded APART Project, Fishfed, Government of Assam. Dr. Sarma shared his views on Entrepreneurship Development through Aquarium and Ornamental Fishery. The participants interacted with Dr. Sarma through the Question and Answer session wherein Dr. Sarma answered their questions and also shared a few tips with them on the management of this type of Fishery. The participants were motivated to take up Fishery as an alternative source of income as well as for aesthetics purposes.
A one-day Online Programme for the students of the college on ‘Entrepreneur: Idea to Execution’ was organised on Wednesday 13th January 2021 by PRIME (Promotion and Incubation of Market-driven Enterprises), a comprehensive programme launched by the Government of Meghalaya.
The Online Programme was animated by Mr Flo Oberhofer, a social entrepreneur and Program Head of PRIME Start-up Hub seeks to create and promote an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state. He has taken up the charge of mentoring aspiring start-ups that are based across a plethora of fields, industries, and are harbouring at diverse stages.
The PRIME Start-up Hubs are centres for innovation, knowledge sharing, incubation, and skill development. PRIME, through its numerous initiatives and programs, imparts thorough guidance to budding entrepreneurs, encouraging them to translate their innovative ideas into business, and further, sustaining them in the long-run by actively mentoring them.
This interactive knowledge session, exclusively for the students of Don Bosco College – Tura, aims at guiding the students to take the next steps and turn their pioneering entrepreneurial thoughts into reality.
Principal Fr. Bivan Rodriques Mukhim welcomed the resource persons and the participants and wish that the programme transform the students to become entrepreneurs.