ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING PROGRAMS IN HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTES: A STUDY IN ASSAM UNIVERSITY

Dr. D. Ghose

Abstract


To boost the economy of a country the focus on entrepreneurship is very important. It is through entrepreneurship the
economy expands and job creation increases. The Government of India has undertaken number of initiatives for
promoting entrepreneurship; these initiatives are ranging from Startup India, Make in India, Atal Innovative Mission, Support to Training and
Employment Program for women, Jan Dan Aadhaar Mobile, Digital India, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council, Department of
Science and Technology, Stand Up India, Trade Related Entrepreneurship Assistance and Development, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana,
National Skill Development Mission and Science for equity empowerment and development. Normally the outcome of the entrepreneurship
training and educational programs at higher educational institutes give better result when the ecosystem supports. The normal course of the study
along with a focus on entrepreneurship gives the better outcome. In India the leading institutions like IITs, IIMs, NITs and Universities are the
examples of better ecosystem for generating entrepreneurship. An attempt has made here to study the entrepreneurial training impact on the PG
students of Assam University.


Keywords


Entrepreneurship, Economy, Job Creation, Outcome and Ecosystem.

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