Jalandhar13.05.22-: The division of start-ups, innovation and entrepreneurship at Lovely Professional University (LPU) organized a day-long 'Mentor on Road Drive’ event at Shanti Devi Mittal Auditorium of the university. The keynote speaker was world acclaimed management consultant Dr Jagat Shah, CMD Global Network & Mentor on Road India & USA program. Dr Shah is also the Vice President of US-India Importers Council.

The event comprised three parts- knowledge session; pitch day; and, export market entry and growth. These sessions envisioned promotion of the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the university.

While sharing experiences of the success sagas of top American and other global start-ups with LPU students, Dr Jagat Shah said: “Entrepreneurs are economic soldiers of a country; they exploit opportunities, provide jobs to others, and add to national income.” Here, talking about the pandemic setback to the world, Dr Shah motivated LPU students to turn adversity into advantage instead of merely lamenting. He invoked them to nourish within “risk taking ability” to execute ideas with wealth creation attitude, and for solving human problems. He also shared that India has unlimited opportunities for them to grab and work upon.