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Meeting with Provincial Chief SMEDA

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Office of Industry Linkage, SBE arranged a meeting between SBE faculty and Provincial Chief SMEDA and his team members on October 28, 2014 to promote entrepreneurship in UMT through improved interaction between industry and academia. Meeting was held in UMT to discuss SMEDA’s Program for Supporting Young Consultants for Business Plan Development. Meeting was chaired by SBE Dean Prof. Dr. Rukhsana Kalim and attended by centre directors and chairperson of SBE academic departments.

Provincial Chief SMEDA, Mr. Raja Hussanien Javed, explained in detail SMEDA’s supporting young consultants for business plan development program and offered to provide necessary assistance for nominated students from UMT to participate in this program and help students in developing feasibility reports for chamber of commerce and trade bodies in line with existing specialized tools developed by SMEDA. The program looks at development of plans/ feasibility studies, on ideas generated from the chamber of commerce and trade bodies across the Punjab, under supervision of SMEDA experts. SBE's role was discussed for participation in the program and internship opportunities for SBE students in SMEDA.

It was further discussed that the best evaluated proposals/ studies may be uploaded on SMEDA website with due acknowledgement of the student, professor/project advisor and UMT. A certificate of appreciation from SMEDA will also be extended to the students for participation in the program. SMEDA will also help students in new ideas validation and preparation of feasibility reports acceptable to donor agencies.

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