The Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (CEES), Lucknow and Biotech Research Society, India (BRSI) organized a three day workshop on Agripreneurship Development Among Aspiring Farmers during September 15-17, 2018.
The aim of this workshop was to educate, train and motivate the young farmers to develop the qualities of entrepreneurship among them. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof Ashok Pandey, Distinguished Scientist, Centre for Innovation and Translational Research, CSIR – Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow.
Ms. Nishi Morya CEO, Adhita Biosciences Pvt Ltd., a fast growing agri-based Biotech start-up and Ms. Aparjita Mehra, Prasar Bharti were guest of honor in the session. Dr Vivek Morya welcome the participants and invitees and briefed the aim and scope of the workshop. Then all the young farmers introduced themselves. This was followed by the inaugural address by Prof Pandey who discussed the need to adopt new thought-process in agri-production, linking it with agri-business. In this context. Prof Pandey highlighted the role and initiatives of BRSI in skill development and entrepreneurship programs and workshop being organized by it. He also mentioned about the activities of CEES and appreciated the networking initiatives of Aditha Biotech with CEES for the organization of the workshop. Ms Nishi Morya and Ms Aparajit aMehra also addressed the participants.