MKSSS’S HNIMR had organized a national seminar on “Entrepreneurship: The Growth Paradigm” on 14th & 15th Feb. 2014. The session was inaugurated by the Chief Guest – Ms. Zelum Choubal, Director Kesari Travels & Guest of Honor Mr. Anant Sardeshmukh – Director General, MCCIA, in the presence of Smt. Snehalata Sahastrabuddhe, President MKSSS, Mr. Ravindra Deshpande – Secretary, MKSSS, Mr. Milind Lele – Chairman, LMC HNIMR and the Director of HNIMR, Dr. Jagdish N. Pol. Mr. Milind Lele welcomed the delegates and participants for the seminar giving information about the Samstha and its working. Dr. Jagdish Pol gave information about HNIMR and the background of the seminar. Ms. Zelum Choubal spoke about entrepreneurship in the East and the West and its growth in the Service Sector. Mr. Anat Sardeshmukh addressed the participants related to the theme giving elaborate information about the growth prardigm in Entrepreneurship. Eminent experts from industry like Mr. Susshruth Apshankar – Assistant V.P. Commercial, Idea Cellular and Mr. Shailendra Goswami, Mentor and Chairman, Pushkaraj Ltd. addressed the participants on “Intrapreneurship: A Corporate View to Entrepreneurship”.
A Panel Discussion was conducted on “Entrepreneurship in Entertainment Industry” by Suparna Gangal – a Documentary Filmaker and alumini, HNIMR. The Panelists for the discussion were Mr. Shriranga Godbole, Producer, Director, CEO Indian Magic Eye Ltd. Mr. Milind Lele, Producer, Director, CEO – Saransh Ads, Mr. Narendra Bhide, Editor, and Mr. Vishal Inamdar, Producer & Director. All of them focussed on various dimensions of entrepreneurial opportunities in the Entertainment Industry.
Another aspect of Entrepreneurship i.e. Social Entrepreneurship was put forth with the help of a Panel Discussion by Smt. Rajani Paranjape, Entrepreneur – Door Step School, Dr. Priyadarshini Karve Entrepreneur – Samuchit Eco Tech, Dr. Rajendra Hiremath – Raj Group. The Panel Discussion was conducted by the students of HNIMR, Miss Rucha Deshpande and Ms. Shilpa Ghube.
The Entrepreneurship Ventures in Prison were also discussed by Dr. Meeran Borwankar, Additional Additional Director General of Police – Maharashtra Prisons Department. The practical philosophy of Entrepreneurship was narrated by successful Entrepreneurs, Mr. Milind Jagtap, Chief Mentor & Chairperson – SOFTHARD Automation Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Jagdish Kadam, Chairman – Raj Group, Ms. Anagha Vaidya, Director– Banana Leaves Ad. Agency. This session was chaired by Dr. Sachin Vernekar, Director – IMED, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune who concluded the session by addressing the participants about the right attitude and traits that an Entrepreneur should have.
Students, teachers from Management Institutes all over the country and delegates participated & presented their research papers on various sub – themes related to the seminar.
The seminar was validated by Chairman — Mr. Kishor Desai, Chairman & Managing Director – Kishor Pumps, Chief Guest — Dr. E. B. Khedkar, Dean – Management Studies, University of Pune, Guest of Honour — Dr. Sayalee Gankar, Chairman, Women Entreprenuers – MCCIA & Director – MITSOM in the presence of Dr. Jagdish Pol, Director HNIMR and Dr. Mukund Tapkir, H.O.D., HNIMR. Prof. Pallavi Kasande and Prof. Sonali Parchure coordinated the National Seminar.