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Students across India all set to showcase their work at a national competition

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Logo EnactusOver 65 colleges to participate in the Enactus India National Competition on 1st and 2nd July 2014.

 

Mumbai. Demonstrating how entrepreneurial action is enabling human progress and shaping a better more sustainable world, the Enactus India National Competition is being held on 1st and 2nd July 2014 at Taj Lands’ Ends, Mumbai.

The competition provides a forum for 65 Enactus student teams across the country to come together to showcase the impact of their community outreach projects. Enactus teams from across the country will present their projects before esteemed CEOs and MDs from the corporate world who would judge their works. The Enactus India National Competition 2014 will see renowned judges like Richard Rekhy (KPMG), Dr. Mukund Rajan (Tata Sons), Rajesh Jejurikar (Mahindra), Paresh Sukthankar (HDFC Bank), Raymond Bickson (Indian Hotels), Mini Menon (Bloomberg), K V Srinivasan (Reliance Finance), Devendra Chawla (Future Group), Jeet Chugani (Hinduja Group), Sunil Mathur (Siemens) and many more.

The Enactus India National Competition will also feature two panel discussions on “Empowering the Differently-abled” and “Ethics – How does it apply to me/us?” Other highlights of the National Competition include the annual Enactus India partner fair and a keynote speech by Prashant Ranade, Vice Chairman, Syntel Ltd.  Rajeev Dubey, President – HR, Corporate Services & After-Marketing at Mahindra will deliver the closing keynote address on “Creating Tomorrow’s Company”.

Enactus India along with 36 other countries within the Enactus global network, will host National Competitions in their respective countries between April and July 2014.  The winning teams from each national competition shall go on to present their projects at the Enactus World Cup being held from October 22nd to 24th at Beijing, China.

Enactus teams across the country are working on several projects focusing on different issues. Enactus Shri Ram College of Commerce’s (SRCC) Project Azmat "Repossessing Respect" is an endeavour to liberate manual scavengers by providing them with a sustainable source of livelihood through development of a micro-enterprise and facilitating the construction of proper toilet systems. They are working with a community of 20 women manual scavengers in Nekpur near Ghaziabad and have successfully rehabilitated them by making them proficient in detergent making and constructing 128 proper toilets in the village.

Another Enactus team from Delhi, Enactus Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies under their Project Akshar, build an entrepreneurial model for communities of economically backward deaf individuals, victims of drug abuse and victims of human trafficking and abandonment, by establishing a set up for the manufacture of low cost, environment-friendly notebooks by them.

 

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