With loads of eagerness and novelty in ideas, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Cell of SVPCET celebrated the Spirit of Entrepreneurship by conducting ‘Startup Mela 2K19’ on 28th & 29th Jan, 2019. The Guests of Honor were – Mr. Amit Singh, Regional Manager (Chhattisgarh & Nagpur)-Wadhwani Foundation, Fr. Dr. Paul (Director), Fr. Anto (Asst. Director), Fr. Siju Jose, (Financial Administrator), Fr. Dantees Thomas, (HR Head), Dr. S.V. Gole (Principal) and Prof. R. B. Gowardhan (Vice-Principal).
The program was a part of annual cultural event -Insight 2K19 thus providing a good crowd of students and parents witnessing innovative stalls put up by students and faculty members.
Around 37 stalls were put up in the college ground; each loaded with newness. There were 13 stalls of core technical start up ideas and remaining were innovative mouthwatering stalls with delicacies like chat cone, chocolate panipuri, Biryani, Fish fry, cheese fingers and a lot more. The other stalls comprised of interesting fun games, saplings, eye-catching hand-made art, craft & jewelry, designed and made by students.
Another attraction of the Mela was the Lucky Draw, 5 prizes were announced every hour. There were prizes for best 3 core technical start up ideas based on the evaluation by Mr. Amit Singh, RM, Wadhwani Foundation. The winners of core technical start up ideas were:
First Prize – Rs 5000 – BATTMARK.COM – SVPCET, Nagpur
Second Prize – Rs 3000 – MOTORODI – GHRC, Nagpur
Third Prize – Rs 2000 – VBS – SVPCET, Nagpur
The fair ended on a high note. Faculty and students thoroughly enjoyed, appreciating the event and enthusiastically looking forward to Startup Mela 20120. The IEDC team is ever grateful to the Management for their constant encouragement, guidance and support.