Woxsen University initiates the Rural Entrepreneurship Project

HYDERABAD, INDIA, October 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Woxsen University, with a focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, has launched a new project called “Rural Entrepreneurship” which aims to strengthen the rural community around Woxsen University.

A team of students, faculty and non-academic staff from Woxsen University, led by Dr. Bhairab Chandra, School of Business, initiated the project to identify key problem areas in local communities. Lack of knowledge about iinvestment procurement and i.eDifficulties in identifying training methods for their interests have been identified as the main problems faced by local people ccommunities.

After a lengthy discussion between RUral Eentrepreneurial team and the rural community around Woxsen, the areas of interest they caught the eye of the community members. These include – starting a dairy farm, training to be a professional DJ, opening a general store and more.

As part of the project, the team met with a widow who worked as a dressmaker to run the household and feed her two children. With the minimal means she has, she provides employment for 6-10 local girls by training them in tailoring using a sewing machine she has at home. Although a few upgraded machines could make her job easier and set her up a business, it’s not easy for her to get a bank loan.

rural Entrepreneurship team also met the head of government. High School Kamkole from which they collected data from deserving students. As part of the project, these students will be trained on the campus of Woxsen University on the aspects of entrepreneurship, incubation and financing. Interestingly, various artistic traits were identified among the members, leading to a revision and refocusing of the action plan, not only towards core entrepreneurship but also towards artistic endeavors.

The upcoming sessions, which take place weekly, are aimed at the age groups between 28 and 39 years.

About Woxsen University, Hyderabad:

Woxsen University, based in Hyderabadis one of the first private universities in the state of Telangana, India. Known for its 200-acre, state-of-the-art campus and infrastructure, Woxsen University offers innovative, modern-day programs in business, technology, art and design, architecture, liberal arts and humanities. With over 92 global partner universities and a strong industry connection, Woxsen is recognized as one of the top universities for academic excellence and global edge. Woxsen is #13, All India Top 150b-Schools by Times B-School Ranking 2022, Rank #16, All India Top Pvt. B-School, BusinessWorld 2021 and features in of India Best B Schools Beyond IIMs by Dalal Street Investment Journal.

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