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Expert lecture on ‘Entrepreneurship- A Great Career Option’ held during Retail Event-2017 at FDDI, Fursatganj


On 26th May, 2017, an expert lecture on ‘Entrepreneurship- A Great Career Option’ was organized at the Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Fursatganj during Retail Event-2017.


Every year, FDDI School of Retail and Fashion Merchandise (FSRFM), Fursatganj organize Retail Event. Similarly this year, the School organized ‘Retail Event-2017’ on May 26th 2017. During the event, the students exhibit their creative ideas, project works, displays, and retailing activities. Experts from the industry, external jury, special guests are invited to address, evaluate and appreciate the students and their works.


The expert lecture on ‘Entrepreneurship- A Great Career Option’ was addressed by Dr. Ashish Bhatnagar, Regional Coordinator- North, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) in the eminence presence of Mr. Rahul Mishra of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Gandhinagar and the staff and students of FDDI, Fursatganj campus.


Dr. Ashish Bhatnagar has a Ph.D. in Commerce, with a rich academic and industrial experience of more than two decades, has been associated with top management institutions and Universities of North India.


Currently holding the position of the Regional Coordinator- North in Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII).He has been supervising the implementation of various Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (EDP’s) sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI).



He has been monitoring the Cluster Development Program of Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and is also the State Anchor for Startup Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP), an ambitious project of the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India which aims at creating alternate non-farm livelihood options for rural population.


During the lecture, Dr. Bhatnagar focused on how to take entrepreneurship as a career option, the qualities required or learned to become successful entrepreneur, the challenges and opportunities encountered during the venture, the sectors opened for adopting entrepreneurship in the current economic state, the different promoting Government and Non-government agencies actively participating in hunting new start-ups.


The awe-inspiring guest lecture was an eye opener session for the students that provided them an in-depth understanding about the entrepreneurship.


Such lectures and industry interaction provides useful tips to the students which help them to understand & tackle the challenges of the professional world in a better manner.




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