November 12, 2009 4:15:39 am
While the Entrepreneur Development Centre (EDC) is ready for inauguration on Thursday,three winners of the Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Business Plan Competition EnterPrize,organised in association with the Department of Information Technology,Chandigarh,were announced today.
The winners include Ankur Tripathi of Mumbai,Deepak Syal of Chandigarh and Pulkit Jain of Patiala.
The winners will be felicitated at an award ceremony during the inauguration of the EDC.
They will get incubation space as per the existing terms and conditions at the EDC set up in the Rajiv Gandhi Chandigarh Technology Park (RGCTP) to increase software exports from Chandigarh and assist young entrepreneurs by providing state-of-the-art infrastructure.
Expressing satisfaction at the response,Manjit Brar,Director IT,said,Not only did we receive a large number of entries,but the quality of the projects submitted was excellent as well. The objective of the Chandigarh Administration to identify deserving candidates for the Entrepreneur Development Centre has been fulfilled by the competition.
We are very happy to see the spirit of entrepreneurship in the city and the region, said Puneet Vatsayan,president,TiE Chandigarh and Punjab.
The project submitted by Tripathi involves transportation exchange for road transportation catering to requests of various stakeholders using multiple technology solutions.
Syal wants a KPO that helps companies and inventors identify,capture and protect their inventions,synthesise and channelise the ideas using technological and commercial landscapes.
Jains project envisages a complete online testing,analysis and learning platform catering to the requirement of students to test and analyse themselves on various parameters. The winners will also get prizes sponsored by Chitkara University and Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).
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