ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Friday, March 1, 2024

Major Activity

Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme (EAP)


Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme of
ENVIS Resource Partner at Forest Research Institute, Dehradun and the National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) had organized a one day online Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme (EAP) for students of FRI deemed to be university on 8th September 2020. The programme was attended by 52 participants.
           The objective of the programme was to promote and develop the entrepreneurship culture among Students, Research scholars. The programme was about to help the students to enhance their knowledge about the entrepreneurship, government policies and guidelines in promoting entrepreneurship.
Inaugural Address & Program Overview was presented by Dr. Poonam Sinha, Director NIESBUD followed by the message of Shri A.S. Rawat, Director Forest Research Institute and Dr. H.S. Ginwal, Dean FRI Deemed to be University.
At the center of the Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme (EAP) were the following aspects
1.      Entrepreneurship and Characteristic of Entrepreneur
By Dr. Poonam Sinha, Director NIESBUD
2.      Successful Stories of NIESBUD Trainees
3.      Business Opportunity Identification in Forestry sector
By Mr. Amit Singh, Advisor, NIESBUD
4.      Entrepreneurship Support Ecosystem for Budding Entrepreneurs in Forestry sector
By Mr. B S Sajwan, Chief Consultant, NIESBUD
5.      Types of Enterprises, Procedure & formalities for Bank finance, Preparation of Business Plan and Question answer session
By Mr. P K Arora, Sr. Advisor, NIESBUD