The East Zone Grand Finale of the 9th E-Week of National Entrepreneurship Network was held at the Heritage Campus, Kolkata on March 5, 2016. The E-Week was observed during February 20 – 27, 2016 by over 3500 Academic Institutes, covering 45 cities, 1500 Events and 8 Lakhs participants. The Heritage Group of Institutions participated in the E-Week with 45 Entrepreneurial Ideas and a number of Innovative ideas.
Of all the Awards presented, Heritage Business School won 3 of the top National Awards :
• Highest Impact Institute Award
• E Week Champion Award
• E Week Premier Impact Award – Star Faculty – Dr. Rimu Chaudhuri
The Keynote Address of the Finale was delivered by Shri H. P. Budhia, Chairman, Patton Industries and Chairman, Heritage Business School. Mr. Atul Raja, EVP-NEN felicitated the Award Winning Institutes which best demonstrated the spirit of E-Week providing extra ordinary leadership while sustaining and growing a strong Entrepreneurship Ecosystem on their Campuses. In his Keynote address, Shri H. P. Budhia emphasized on the qualities required by the Entrepreneur for schools citing a personal journey spanning over 5 decades. He urged the students to become Entrepreneurs and not serve other Entrepreneurs as that would boost the National Economy and also provide job opportunities to others while, at the same time, provide satisfaction of fulfillment. Prof. Malay Kumar Banerjee, Dean, Heritage Business School spoke on the activities and the Events throughout the E-Week while mentioning some notable examples of excellent Innovation and Entrepreneurship qualities among students.
The Programme was witnessed by over 500 students from 30 Educational Institutes who had participated in the E-Week.