Oct 20, 2023 3:25:02 PM
Hyderabad, India, October 16, 2023: BVR Mohan Reddy School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BVR SCIENT) launched a 3-day workshop as part of its Foundation Week Celebrations. The workshop which was inaugurated by Her Excellency Dr. (Smt.) Tamilisai Soundararajan, Honourable Governor of Telangana and Honourable Lt. Governor of Puducherry will see participation from faculty and students from leading technology institutes from across India.
BVR Mohan Reddy School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (BVR SCIENT) is a 30,000 sq feet building which is coming up at IIT Hyderabad Campus. BVR SCIENT is the brainchild of Cyient Foundation (the CSR arm of Cyient Ltd.) and the Shibodhi Foundation (the family foundation of Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy).
The BVR SCIENT, is a first-of-its-kind initiative in collaboration with IIT Hyderabad, which aims to nurture and develop world-class innovation and entrepreneurial talent from India in light of the country's ambition to become Atma Nirbhar Bharat.
The SCIENT School will offer a wide range of courses for Bachelors, Masters, Executive Education, PhD programs and Certification courses consistent with NEP 2020. The school will also offer course-based programs on entrepreneurship such as Entrepreneurship as a Minor Specialization, Tech Dual Degree in Techno Entrepreneurship, MTech in Entrepreneurship and Management and BTech in Techno Entrepreneurship.
Her Excellency Dr. (Smt.) Tamilisai Soundararajan, Hon’ble Governor of Telangana and Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Puducherry while addressing the audience said, “I am very happy to inaugurate this very interesting program at the BVR School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The present generation of students are very talented, innovative, and technologically equipped. A school like this will play a crucial role in encouraging youngsters who want to become future entrepreneurs. I also would like the students of the country to be job providers and not job seekers. I believe BVR SCIENT will lead the path to create young and innovative entrepreneurs for our country.”
Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman SCIENT Development Foundation, said, “India is now driven by technology. We are living in an age where emerging technology and innovation are leading a new generation of entrepreneurs. Many start-ups are taking advantage of technology, which in turn is creating employment for thousands. BVR SCIENT school, along with the Department of Entrepreneurship & Management of IITH would nurture Bachelors, Masters, Executive Education, PhD programs, and Certification courses, and will facilitate new venture creation, venture finance, intellectual property, and negotiation skills. The school will create an ecosystem of innovators who identify challenges and create solutions. BVR SCIENT will take leverage and access to various departments in IITH and their technical knowledge and expertise.”
Prof B S Murty, Director, IITH, said, “We are very happy Cyient Foundation has started BVR SCIENT at IITH. Dr. Mohan Reddy has been shaping IITH for the last decade and to the best of my knowledge, he is the only Chairman Board of Directors of an IIT who has taught at that IIT. He has demonstrated his passion by not only teaching a course on Leadership for the Minor in Entrepreneurship at IITH but also setting up SCIENT. This is only possible with passion and commitment. With BVR SCIENT, we will move towards creating thousands of entrepreneurs who can create lakhs of jobs to transform the country. We need to make India not only Atma Nirbhar but a global leader.”
Dr. Krishna M. Ella, Executive Chairman, Bharath Biotech International Ltd, also participated in the inaugural session.
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