Entrepreneurship Programme at St Aloysius ITI by Rachana
Mangaluru: ‘Rachana’ an association of entrepreneurs in Mangaluru conducted an “Entrepreneurship Information Programme’ for the students of St Aloysius Industrial Training Institute (SAITI) in the institution on 16th March, 2018. The purpose of the programme was to motivate the young minds to take up entrepreneurship. Stany Alvares-President, ‘Rachana’; Louis J. Pinto- Convener, ‘Rachana’ Entrepreneurship Development Cell; Rev Fr Eric Mathias SJ- Director of St Aloysius ITI were present during the occasion.
Sathish Maben was the main resource person. Speaking on the occasion Stany Alvares said,” ‘Rachana’ has been in existence from past 19 years and is actively involved in motivating the youth towards entrepreneurship since 4 years. We are conducting entrepreneurship programmes all over the district and inspire youth to take up self employment and thus generate employment in addition to creating a financially rewarding future.”
The resource person Sathish Maben explained the qualities required in a person to be an entrepreneur. He also provided elaborate information on the facilities provided by the Central and State Governments to start a firm and the procedures to be followed. Interacting with the students Louis Pinto said, “A person will not become an entrepreneur just by attending the programme. He needs to have a dream to be an entrepreneur and ‘Rachana’ will help in realizing that dream.”
Principal of the institution Vincent Mendonsa extended a hearty welcome to everyone. U. Kiran- convener of the programme was also present. The programme was well received and appreciated by the students.