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Entrepreneurship Week India 2009: India Goes Green

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It’s Entrepreneurship Week India 2009 this week, and organizer National Entrepreneurship Network (a non-profit initiative under the Wadhwani Foundation), is set to rock school campuses across the country with the theme of sustainable entrepreneurship. More than 400,000 students and professionals will participate over 3,000 entrepreneurial activities and events across India, making this possibly the largest ever country-wide coordinated campaign designed to spread the idea of entrepreneurship in any country.

Responsible entrepreneurship, sustainable technologies and green businesses are terms many young Indians across the country will hear over and over again this whole week. Much of the activities will focus on going green, with panel discussions, workshops, seminars, rallies, free emission checks and even ‘green’ fashion shows.

You can follow National Entrepreneurship Network‘s blogger Shubha Narayanan and photographer Sujith Sujan as they travel to seven cities during the week to record and report on the events taking place across India’s school campuses.

Don’t you wish you had something similar in your country? I know I do.


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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  • http://www.geomarinebiotech.com Dr. T.Charles John Bhaskar

    Dear Sir / Madam,

    I had been also invited to be one of the members of the Speaker’s club by your organization and I did that.

    I feel during the “Global Enterprenuership Week”, we nned to have some sensitization campaign. If you have any plans especially in Chnnai, I would like to be a speaker. Or in anyway, I can be of help, please let me know.

    My mobile number is : 09840336320.

    Let us all change the face of India by instilling entrepreurship among the youth.

    With Regards,

    Dr. T.Charles John Bhaskar
    (Scientist & Managing Director)
    GeoMarine Biotechnologies (P) Ltd
    Chennai