Zeal Education Society’s Zeal Entrepreneurship Development Cell in association with the Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (MCED, Pune) Celebrated World Entrepreneur’s Day on 21st August 2017 at Zeal Campus Narhe Pune.

World Entrepreneurship Day (WED) is the first internationally-recognized day for the celebration, education, and inspiration of entrepreneurs and innovators. The purpose of the World Entrepreneur’s Day is to generate consciousness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world. World Entrepreneur’s Day is the perfect day to celebrate the people who start a business alone. World Entrepreneur’s Day is the day of founders, managers, producers, contractors, industrialists, innovators, administrators, designers and producers.

Prosperity of a nation and society is measured by the entrepreneurial spirit of its people. Entrepreneurship is a key element of industrialization and economic progress there fore the Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi announced the “Start-up India” initiative. This initiative aims at fostering entrepreneurship and promoting innovation by creating an ecosystem that is conducive for growth of Start-ups.The objective is that India must become a nation of job creators instead of being a nation of job seekers.

On the same thought process the event was inaugurated by Honorable Mr.Amol Chaphekar(Managing Director, Strata Enviro Pvt.Ltd), Honorable Mr.S.M.Katkar (Founder Director, Zeal Education Society, Zeal Industries and Zeal Enterprises, Pune), Miss.Sunand Varma (The Daftar, Marketing, brand creation & brand Management) Mr.Vikrant Vartak(Managing Director,The Senate Business Center),Mr.Upendra Rai (Director,Millionminds) Dr.Parag Kulkarni(Founder,Chief Scientist & CEO, iknowlation Research Labs Pvt.Ltd (Book Opening Ceremony), Prof.Jayesh Katkar (Executive Director,ZES). Dr.Sanjay Deokar (Campus Director,ZES)

The Main Attraction of the event was interaction and Experience sharing from Alumni Entrepreneurs of Zeal Education Society.

Dr.Parag Kulkarni has addressed the audience with his experience where he covered the real life difficulties and challenges faced while starting his own business.

Mr. Suresh Umap (Regional Manager, MCED, Pune) shared his experience with the documentation and legal formalities required to start up new venture. He assured all students to provide guidance in future endeavor.

Prof.Namdeorav Jadhav Spoke about Entrepreneurial Qualities of Shivaji Maharaj and he motivated young budding entrepreneurs of zeal by various examples of Maratha history., Miss. Sunanda Varma spoke about how branding helps entrepreneurs in their own business for long time.

Mr.Rajesh Pawar (Mikro Innotech Indian Pvt.Ltd), Mr.Vishal Adsool(Founder, CEO at Equations Work), Mr.Sandip Shinde (Chairman & M.DSai-Lee Electrotekniks.Pvt.Ltd, Mr.Upendra Rai(Director, Millionminds), Mr.Vikrant Vartak (Managing Director, The Senate Business Center),shared their views on Entrepreneurship and Business Opportunities in India.

Zeal Entrepreneurship cell Supported their Alumni Entrepreneur’s therefore Prof.Jayesh Katkar announced Seed Capital Scheme of Rupees one Lakhs per year by Zeal ED Cell For all budding entrepreneurs of Zeal & every year this amount will increased by one lakhs.

Student Entrepreneurs Reaction:

Mr.Mandar Divate from Zeal Engineering College-MBA Dept. shared his views that he started his Industry name Micro Code Industries Pvt.Ltd. He is thankful to Zeal Education Society and specially Prof.Jayesh Katkar for his constant support, Guidance and Encouragement.

Zeal Also Initiated entrepreneurs for day concept, under this every day zeal alumni entrepreneurs will get plate form to exhibit & sales his own products in the  campus for the day. Every day new alumni entrepreneurs will perform this activity.

More than 500 students and Budding Entrepreneurs of Zeal Education Society from MBA, MCA, Engineering and Polytechnic participated in the event.