SMVDU Katra: DST-NIMIT sponsored 4 week long entrepreneurship development programme inaugurated at Entrepreneurship Development Cell Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra. More than 25 students of Science and Technology stream are participating in this flagship programme of department of Science and Technology under NIMIT project. During the inaugural function Chief Guest Mr. Gurmeet Singh, Factory Manager, Dabur Pharmaceutical Ltd. highlighted the relevance of regular technological improvements and maintenance of the quality standards for successful entrepreneurial ventures. Moreover he reflected that managing the human resources is always the task to be handled by entrepreneurs for rapid and sustainable success. During the function, Guest of honor Mr. Annil Suri, CEO AV consultants emphasized the essentiality of generating new business ideas and dedication in the initial 2-3 years for revival of the business plans. Dean, Faculty of Management, Prof. D.Mukhopadhyay congrulated the students and praised the team. He mentioned that these types of programme can contribute in designing of the career of the students excellently. Earlier Dr. Supran Kr. Sharma, Chief Coordinator, EDC described the 4-week long programme including behavioral inputs, managerial inputs and technical inputs to be given to the participants. This programme is going to invite expert resource persons from different institutes including experts in solar energy as this is the focus of the one of the modules of technical training during the programme. The pedagogy of EDP includes lecture sessions, business games, hands-on training, industrial training, interaction with the entrepreneurs and formulations of business plans in the areas of interest. Dr. Sanjeev Anand, Head, Department of Energy Management gave the vote of thanks. Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Sanjeev Jain, wished success to the programme and participants. Dr. Sushil Mehta, Head, School of Business was also present in inaugural ceremony.