Sri Aurobindo Institute of Technology (SAIT), Indore signed an MoU with Indore Smart Seed Incubation Centre which is set up by Smart City Indore and CIIE.CO (Startup Incubator at IIM Ahmedabad) to improve the entrepreneurship ecosystem of the city. It will also include students from Sri Aurobindo Institute of Technology, Indore who are interested in Startups. Indore Smart Seed Incubation Centre is currently supporting around 11 startups from the incubation center.
As a part of this MoU, Indore Smart Seed will guide the interested students on how to begin a Startup. Apart from this, knowledge sharing sessions and workshops will be conducted on Business Model Development, Lean Startup, Fundraising and Industry Connects will be provided to selected students across 4 months. The program aims to follow the mission of PM Modi in creating an Aatm Nirbhar Bharat so that students of today can become job providers instead of job seekers.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Rishav Gupta, CEO, Smart City Indore, and Mr. Kinshuk Trivedi, Vice President, Sri Aurobindo Group in the presence of Mr. Manish Singh, Collector, Indore; Ms. Pratibha Pal, Commissioner – Indore Municipal Corporation; Dr. Durgesh Mishra, Director, SAIT; Aditya Vyas from CIIE.CO and Mr. Vajid Ahmed, Head (Career Development, SAIT).
After signing the MoU, Rishav Gupta, CEO, Smart City Indore said “We want to give the students a thorough grounding on the building blocks of a successful Startup with the team and expert mentors from CIIE.CO. We are also in discussions for more partnerships and startup support programs at the incubation center”.
“Sri Aurobindo Institute of Technology is committed to providing the best infrastructure & incubation facilities to budding entrepreneurs as a part of our startup support program. We foster an ecosystem to develop the entrepreneurial skills in students and provide them with better career prospects. This makes us stand amongst the best engineering institutes in Indore and Madhya Pradesh,” said Kinshuk Trivedi, Vice President, Sri Aurobindo Group of Institutes at the end of the event.
It was one of the unique achievements for us and the leading Print and Digital media outlets also gave prominent space to it in the news coverage: