Enactus Nationals Competition 2016 was conducted onJuly 21 and 22, 2016 at Mumbai.
Jamia Millia Islamia University brought laurels by bagging the winning trophy at Enactus Nationals Competition 2016, which was organized at Hotel Taj Lands End, Mumbai on July 21 and 22, 2016.
The competition motivates the entrepreneurial skills among the youth. It is a live show, of how students from all over the country are transforming lives and enabling progress through entrepreneurial action.
Almost 100 colleges had participated in the event out of which nearly 20 college teams competed in the Rookie League which included some of the prestigious institutions such as IIT Bombay, N. M. College of Commerce & Economics, NITIE, Kamala Nehru College, Kirorimal College and several other colleges of the Delhi University.
Jamia University for the first time from its inception in October 2015 had participated in the competition and by beating all the odds managed to win the title.
The Enactus JMI team comprised of 35 members from different disciplines like Engineering, Commerce & Business Studies, Social Work, Law, Architecture etc. out of which 18 represented the institution at the competition held in Mumbai.
The three projects presented by the university, inevitably proved their uniqueness among the other teams. They are:
- Project "Vasudha" which aimed at mitigating food wastage and to create new opportunities for traditional potters in India.
- Project “Aarogyam” had the mission to reduce the number of lethal diseases caused by poor sanitation and to educate the society about basic sanitation and healthy habits.
- Project “IMDAAD” successfully developed soft skills thereby empowering unemployed women. Under this CHETNA an awareness programme with a series of community sessions were organized near the college campus to educate and aware people about the disastrous effects of consumption of harmful drugs and its aftermath.
Thi victory has boosted the team spirit to carry forward their agenda of improving the society.
HTC congratulates the team from JMIU!
Source: Chetanya Mehra, HTCampus Specialist
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