Nagpur: Raisoni Group of Institutions has always been striving to excel in the field of education. The Chairman of RGI Sunil Raisoni gives a free hand to all those who are passionate about teaching and training the students especially people like the Director of GHRCE Dr Preeti Bajaj. This paves way to a variety of innovations. With Dr Preeti Bajaj heading the College of Engineering, there are as many as 900 innovations which have got patent and as many as 1500 still waiting to get patents. The young minds often have brilliant ideas. These ideas need to get translated into realistic feasible projects. An incubation centre helps these students to translate their ideas into reality.
To support the startups and to create ecosystem for entrepreneurship GHR Labs and Research Centre has launched G H Raisoni Incubation Centre. The incubation centre was inaugurated on February 13, 2015 at 10.30 am at G H Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur Campus at the hands of Founder of CARMA Venture Services Private Limited Bengaluru, Nandini Vaidyanathan and Founder of Scientific Animations Gurgaon Girish Khera. Chairman of RGI Sunil Raisoni, Director of GHRCE Dr Preeti Bajaj and many prominent personalities of RGI were present on the occasion.
The centre aims at providing infrastructure, technical support and guidance to entrepreneurs and helps them develop and market new products and services. It will support to incubate 12 companies with full-furnished office with high-speed Internet and 24-hour power back-up. It will also facilitate start-ups to avail them of the financial assistance provided through various government schemes, angel investors and venture capital. The incubation centre will serve as a launch pad for budding entrepreneurs and will provide a much needed support for startups in and around Vidarbha Region.
A workshop for startup community was also organized on the same day on the topic “Where do you get ideas from?” by Nandini Vaidyanathan. She’s a traveling teacher who teaches entrepreneurship in several ivy-league business schools around the world including Princeton, London School of Economics and National University of Singapore, overseas and in India in IIM–A, IIM–B, IIM–L and ISB. She is also a TED speaker. GHR Labs & Research Centre invites startup community to take advantage of this event.