Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam has joined hands with Moonshot Junior, a Silicon Valley EdTech company (USA) to prepare their students for Industry 4.0, known as the Entrepreneurial Revolution, and to empower them to become future entrepreneurs and leaders.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice-Chancellor Dr. Jamuna Duvvuru said, “We are delighted and excited about this partnership, as this could pave the way for success for our students.” Moonshot Junior is conducting a virtual “Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development Program” to the students of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam and Sri Venkateswara University. The objective of this 8-weeks program, which began on August 2, was to prepare young adults and equip them with the entrepreneurial and leadership traits and to empower them to be job creators.
Former Director General of AP HRD Institute, D Chakrapani has coordinated the event between universities and Moonshot Jr. Under this initiative, three sessions will be conducted per week and each session has a lecture from an eminent speaker followed by quiz, group discussions and assignments which help to hone the entrepreneurial skills of students.
At the end of 8 weeks, students assigned to different groups will present a project proposal of their innovative idea in front of eminent judges from the pool of investors and successful entrepreneurs.
This program is fully funded by S2Tech and Fortune Fund. Its CEO and President Dayakar Veerlapati said that more than half of the start-ups are founded by Indians and after watching immigrant Indians’ success in Silicon Valley , he felt that Indian students have a lot of potential.
The CEO of Technology Business Incubator of SPMVV, Dr. J. Surya Kumar also spoke on the occasion.