TRICHY: Bharathidasan University has become one of the seven varsities to have entrepreneurship and innovation career hubs at a cost of Rs 15 crore, in the state . Prime Minister Narendra Modi digitally announced the launch of the hubs at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC), Srinagar, on Sunday.
Recommended By Colombia The hubs will function as a separate entity in the university which will be registered under companies act. The university shall invite ideas from students and develop them into a business model. “We have been guiding students and faculty members on application-oriented research which will benefit society.
Similarly, we are pushing for improving the rate of patent filing from the university. This funding is timely and we will make optimal use of it to give shapes to innovative ideas from students,” he said. “We will rope in valuable resources and services to assist the students apart from providing career awareness, career information, and career planning,” vice-chancellor P Manisankar said. “Under this programme, about 2.36 lakh students of Bharathidasan University, including those from 151 affiliated colleges, will benefit,” the vice chancellor said.
The hub will be realised using a part of Rs 50 crore given to university by ministry of human resource department under Rashtriya Utchar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) Phase – II which includes funding for research projects.