1st World Entrepreneurship Summit
1st World Entrepreneurship Summit was organized on 2nd Feb (Saturday) 2019 at New Horizon
College of Engineering, main auditorium. It was organized in collaboration with MTC global and MBA
department of New horizon college of Engineering. The theme of the summit was Social
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. The program started at 9 Am and went along till 9:30
PM. Eminent speakers from around the globe participated in the event. Various eminent delegates
and students from different parts of the globe participated in the Summit. Over all more than 500
participants joined for the Summit and made it a grand success.
The Key Note Speaker for the program was Mr. Amarendra Sahu Co-founder and CEO Nestaway. The
Guests of Honour were Mr. Pranab K Pani, Managing Director, Talendeate beyond Borders Pvt. Ltd;
Mrs. Lekha Sishta Vice President – Altruista Health, Talent Strategist, Convenor, CII, IWN- T, L & D,
IIM-B, Alumnus; Dr.Zahid Haque, Chancellor: ASEAN University International, Jakarta , Professor of
Medicine, Former , Advisor to the H.E Ambassador, of the Republic of Guinea in Malaysia; Mr. Ish
Anand CEO – The Choice Foundation, Kochi, Founder & CEO at Relia Smart Learning Systems Pvt.
Ltd.; Mr. KSM Mostafizur Rahman, Managing Director- National AgriCare Group; Bangladesh.
The Chief Guests for the program were Barrister Shameem Haider Patwary, Hon. Member of
Parliament, People’s Republic of Bangladesh; Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Dhaka International
University, Bangladesh; Head of Chamber, Patwary Jurists and Associates. And Mr. Swapan Kumar
Ghosh, Chairman & MD, Kharagapur Metal Reforming Industries Private Ltd. (KMRIPL), West Bengal
Two book launches were also done during the summit, the first one with the name, “The 10 Mantras
of Entrepreneurship~ Initiating the Entrepreneurial Spirit”, Authored by Shri Swapan Kumar Ghosh,
Managing Director, KMRIPL, WB. And the second one, Born Smiling by Prof. K Ravi.
The first session of the summit was about Experience Sharing on ‘Beggars to Entrepreneurs Model
by PKSF, Govt. of Bangladesh’ and was delivered by Mr. Md. Nazim Ud Dowladh, Research
Consultant, Bangladesh Centre for Research and Development & PhD Researcher, Bangladesh
University of Professionals. And Mr. A H M Habibur Rahman, President Entrepreneurship
Development Training Program & Ex Professor , Department of Finance University of Dhaka,
The second session of the summit was on Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development and
was delivered by Ahmad Wali Rostami MBA, TESOL (TCCP), Co-Founder and Deputy Director, Quality
Education and Sustainable – Development Support Org. (QESDSO), Afghanistan.
The post lunch session was a PANEL DISCUSSION and following personalities were a part of it.
Mr. Dhananjay Parkhe
Erudite Thinker, C-suite Mentor, Coach, Independent Director, Author, Ambivert Speaker, Over 4
decades of Corporate, Experience
Dr. Muhammad Mahboob Ali
Post Doctoral ( Entrepreneurship, Thailand), Coordinator- Entrepreneurship Program, Dhaka School
of Economics, Former Vice Chancellor, Presidency University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Dr. E. Bhaskaran
Deputy Director of Industries and Commerce, (Technical) ( EDP) , Dept. Of Industries & Commerce
Govt. of Tamil Nadu
Mr. Amit Singh
Executive Director, Investment Banking Avendus Capital Pvt Ltd
Ms. Chaya Umesh Chandra
CEO – Chaya Candle Craft World Vice President- Awake , Bangalore
Mr. Paras Parekh
Partner – Beyond Learning , Solutions, Curator- Global Shapers , Community Nagpur Hub, RBI Young
Scholar , Awardee, CRISIL Young Though Leader
Mr. Prathap B Founder & CEO:
GroundReality , Social Impact Initiative , PotHoleRaja ® , TEDx Speaker
Mr. Chidambaram C
General Manager- Customer Service at Maersk Global Service Centre Mumbai
The Summit concluded with a valedictory function and distribution of the award for the experts in
varied fields of entrepreneurship. The vote of thanks was given by Prof. Bholenath Dutta.