World Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship: ​Nurturing entrepreneurship amongst MSMEs holds key to India’s issues: GAME

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New Delhi: To overcome the employment crisis and tackle the country’s economic challenges, the number of job creators will have to grow exponentially – and that would require greater involvement from the MSME sector, which is the hotbed of entrepreneurship in India, Madan claimed Padaki, co-founder of the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) today.

To unlock the potential of young entrepreneurship, India needs to foster an entrepreneurial mindset, map career paths based on skills, passion and opportunity, design structured internship models, provide access to finance and build structured mentoring programs, Padaki said.

At the same time as World Entrepreneurs’ Day (GAME) and YuWaah! A global multi-stakeholder platform initiated by UNICEF hosted the Youth Entrepreneurship (YE) summit. The aim of the meeting was to build collaborations and partnerships in order to promote entrepreneurship among young people as a viable and up-and-coming career path.

The event also marked the official start of the “Youth Entrepreneurship” program of the joint task force – “Yuvoudhyami”.

As a facilitator of the ecosystem, GAME plans to expand knowledge and learning through increased collaboration between individuals / institutions in the field of young entrepreneurship.

We can only make a big impact if we work together, in a structured and consistent way, added Padaki.

GAME has also partnered with the Head Held High (HHH) Foundation to partner with rural young women in Karnataka, providing them with training in key skill areas and opportunities to explore entrepreneurial ideas at the village / taluk level.

Entrepreneurship is one of the most important discussions in the current ecosystem, but the real challenge is creating local heroes, ”said Mohammad Azhar, Lead – Government Initiatives, Villgro, a panelist on the program.

M. Nagarajan, IAS, Director – Higher Education Dept, Govt of Gujarat and ED – iHub praised the Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP) and said that promoting entrepreneurship at a young age is very important in order for it to become one Career of. becomes choice at the age of 15,16,17 for teenagers to advance their entrepreneurial journey. “Sandbox in colleges and teachers advises and supports them in bringing the idea to market. This policy makes it en masse, ”he said.