Meghalaya: IIM Shillong concludes four-day online training programme

The four-day online training programme on ‘How to Start a Business,’ concluded on February 14.
Meghalaya: IIM Shillong concludes four-day online training programme
Cabinet Minister Shri James Sangma during the Valedictory function to mark the conclusion of the four-day online workshop for women entrepreneurs.

SHILLONG:

The four-day online training programme on ‘How to Start a Business,’ conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong and the Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC), concluded on February 14.

They held the programme in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Ladies Organisation (FLO), Sleepwell Foundation and McLead Certifications.

Meghalaya Cabinet Minister James Sangma, who was present as the chief guest, lauded the organisers for successfully conducting the programme.

“Meghalaya, being a matrilineal society, the training of women to lead the entrepreneurship movement in the state was very significant,” Sangma said and emphasised the need to develop the ecosystem to bring about all-round development.

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“The state government is working towards creating a positive environment by bringing about an entrepreneurial mindset through targeted interventions at the school level itself,” he said.

Meanwhile, DP Goyal, the Director of the IIM Shillong, spoke about the need to become job creators and how such type of training programmes would lay the base for Atmnirbhar Bharat.

Chief executive officer (CEO) of McLead Certifications, Chandra Sekhar Mateti, summarised the training and included topics like introduction to business, SWOT analysis, entrepreneurship, steps to choose right business, market research, business plan, formation of a business entity, registration and legal requirements, how to get funds for the business, information technology and digital marketing, etc.

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Jahnabi Phukan, National President of FLO, stated that her organisation had started several initiatives in Meghalaya, with a few projects kicking off in East Khasi Hills district.

Namita Gautam, the Managing Trustee of Sleepwell Foundation, said that they had several specialised programmes for development and aiding start-ups and are keen to work in the northeast.

Sanjeeb Kakoty, Chairman of the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) expressed his optimism that the synergy between policymakers, academia, industry and budding entrepreneurs would help the northeast reclaim the position of being among the top performers - a position that undivided Assam enjoyed during the time of India’s independence.

(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)

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