The Government of Kerala has taken pioneering effort to bring about a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation amongst its youth. For the first time in the nation, the State had announced the landmark “Student Entrepreneurship Policy” and kept aside 1% of the budget to promote young entrepreneurs. To promote Entrepreneurship and to create an enabling policy framework for the same, the state now plans to bring all these programs under one umbrella and will with a “startup and innovation policy”. In the view of above Kerala startup Mission formerly (Technopark Technology Business Incubation) has been elevated as the nodal agency for implementing the entrepreneurship and innovation related projects of the state government, one such programme is the Startup Boot Camp..The Government of Kerala has created the “Startup Boot camp” Program wherein it is envisaged to create a startup ecosystem in each and every college campus through active involvement of students. Boot camp is a student-focused program that will be completely run by students.
As part of promoting the entrepreneurship culture among students, the St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai (SJCET PALAI), in association with Startup Village and the Kerala Startup Mission, has decided to set up a Startup Boot Camp at the college. The “Boot Camp” inauguration function organized by our college on the 9th of march, 2015. Mr. Sreerag Dileep, the Manager of Start-Up Village gave the inaugural speech wherein he spoke about the details and overview of the boot camp.
Mr. Amarnath Sankar gave a talk about the topic “Lets get incubated’ in which he shared his experience as an entrepreneur and how he overcame all the difficult times.