Startup Odisha Yatra & Startup Xpress add 150 ideas to its tally on Day 26
Bhubaneswar : The Odisha Startup Yatra and Startup Xpress are surging forward with remarkable momentum, embracing a growing influx of innovative ideas from across the state with each passing day. On the 26th day of the journey another 150 ideas have been generated and total ideas collected crossed the 3000 mark, thereby making it the most successful edition. As the Yatra continues, several bootcamps are scheduled to be held at different institutions in upcoming days. It is poised to establish a groundbreaking precedent for engaging the student community in the state’s development process, while also nurturing the seeds of entrepreneurship within them.
On Tuesday, the Yatra visited 5 educational institutions in Khordha District, while 7 bootcamps were conducted at district level and received 150 ideas with participation from 1025 students.
Over the past 26 days, an impressive total of 29,000 plus students from 201 colleges and 62 schools in Odisha have actively participated. As this remarkable initiative enters its final phase, we anticipate a surge in innovative ideas from our students. This impressive journey underscores the students’ unwavering commitment to becoming the driving force behind their community’s growth, with entrepreneurship as their undeniable passion.
As Odisha aspires to foster and support 5000 startups by 2025, the Odisha Startup Yatra and Startup Xpress play pivotal roles in bringing this vision to fruition. They serve as launchpads for idea generation, particularly among school and college students, consistently setting a high standard with their innovative and out-of-the-box concepts.
On Tuesday, the Startup Yatra visited Madhusudan Institute of Co-operative Management, Deba Ray (D.R) Nayapalli College, Biju Pattnaik college of Science and Education, Regional College of Management & Rajdhani Engineering College in Khordha District. To Sensitize school students and give them a broad idea of entrepreneurship, Xpress bootcamps were conducted at Town Girls High School(Balangir), Vikash Higher Secondary School(Baragarh), Govt Girls High School(Deogarh), DAV Public school (Jharsuguda), DAV Public School, MCL (Anugul). While the two Yatra bootcamps were held at NIT Rourkela & NC Autonomous College (Jajpur).
The excitement and enthusiasm from the student community was palpable with their passionate pitches.
On Wednesday Startup Odisha Yatra & Startup Xpress, taking its journey forward will visit Swadhin Residential College, ITI Sailabala, Nimapada Autonomous College, Indira Gandhi Womens College & Institute of Technology and Management Studies. To Sensitize school students and give them a broad idea of entrepreneurship, Xpress bootcamps will be held at Mother’s Public School (Khordha), PP Academy (Bolangir), St. Theresa English School (Sundargarh), Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya (Jharsuguda). While two Yatra bootcamps will be held at Rajendra University & Govt Polytechnic in Balangir District.