Inauguration of Bosch Skill Entrepreneurship Programme |TMU

An online workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs was held at Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad, in association with Bosch India Foundation from 16th August-19th August, 2021 in blended mode. The inauguration ceremony was held in physical mode at the BOSCH-TMU Industry Academia Collaboration Centre(IACC). Dr Geetanshu Dawar, Professor and subject matter expert(SME) for skill entrepreneurship welcomed all the dignitaries and participants from different regions of Uttar Pradesh including the alumni of the University. It was inaugurated by Prof. Raghuvir Singh, Hon’ble Vice-chancellor of TMU, in the presence of eminent dignitaries including Mr. Rohit Gupta Senior Officer, Bosch India Foundation, Dr. Aditya Sharma, Registrar, Dr. Manjula Jain, Associate Dean-Academics, TMU, &Industry Academia Collaboration Lead(IACL) followed by the workshop kit distribution by hon’ble Vice Chancellor to all the participants. Prof Raghuvir Singh thanked Bosch for offering this unique partnership to TMU for skilling youth and creating employment opportunities. He congratulated all the participants with his words of wisdom. On this august occasion, Shri Suresh Jain, Chancellor, TMU, Shri Manish Jain, Group Vice Chairman and Shri Akshat Jain, member of Governing board motivated all the participants and said that the programme will offer a golden opportunity to young professionals for developing their own training start-up, both in the interest of giving back to society as well as to create a revenue generation business model. They considered this programme to be a milestone in the fulfillment of the vision and mission of the University and blessed all the participants.
Post that, all the participants joined the invocation ceremony held in online mode pan India at all the Bosch Industry -Academia Collaboration Centres of partner Universities. The session was addressed by Shri OP Goel, General Manager& Head, CSR Initiatives & Skill Development Bosch India Foundation. The invocation ceremony was attended by more than 165 participants including Bosch officials, Vice Chancellors, IACLs and SME’s from different universities. Dr Manjula Jain, TMU shared the Bosch TMU Industry academia collaboration journey so far, as IACL, in the invocation ceremony. She said that TMU is fortunate to be chosen among the select Universities in the country for partnering with Bosch supported skill Development programmes. The association would surely contribute to changing the world for better and empower us to stand out of the crowd. She thanked Bosch for partnering, training and making TMU faculty and students, a part of skilling India. She also expressed her gratitude towards the entire management of TMU for the encouragement and unconditional support to take this collaboration further.
After the invocation ceremony, Dr Manjula Jain, conducted the offline session (Day 1) and briefed about the objectives, modules and contents of the workshop. Dr Geetanshu Dawar and Dr RK Jain shared the content of the workshop as subject matter expert for remaining three days in online mode.

The workshop covered the following aspects:

1- BOSCH’s expertise in skilling.
2- Pre requisites of becoming a skill entrepreneur.
3- Nature and Scope of skilling business.
4- Process of skilling business.
5- Setting up of a skilling centre and running it successfully.
6- Detailed discussion about the BOSCH bridge programme.
7- Discussion regarding market survey and research to find opportunities to set up a skill centre.
8- Preparation of project report and business plan by the participants.

The workshop also covered interesting videos to encourage participants to become goal-oriented entrepreneurs. Thereafter, the session was open for a question answer round where Mr. Rohit Gupta, Senior officer, Bosch India Foundation, keenly answered the queries by the participants.
The session concluded with a brief address by Dr Aditya Sharma, Registrar, TMU and presentation of memento to Mr. Rohit Gupta by him. Dr R.K. Jain proposed vote of thanks to all for making the workshop a huge success.