TiE to organise workshop on ‘Entrepreneur Friendly Emerging Kerala’


Trivandrum: As part of ‘Emerging Kerala’ initiatives, the TiE Kerala Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), a network of global entrepreneurs, in association with the development and infrastructure agencies of  Government of Kerala is jointly organising a first of its kind workshop on ‘Entrepreneur Friendly Emerging Kerala ‘at Technopark on August 04, 2012. The one day workshop will discuss what steps the State government needs to take to make Kerala more entrepreneur friendly.

A panel of leading industrialists, management experts, professionals, senior officials of the State government and its different front agencies will review the present entrepreneurial support system prevailing in the state and suggest short and long term measures to be taken to develop a successful ecosystem for the growth of entrepreneurship in Kerala.

John K Paul, President, TiE Kerala said, “The key issues coming up for discussion at the workshop include education and training, access to funding and administrative support, regulatory issues and incentives. The panel will also consider the changes needed in the current entrepreneurial infrastructure and also go into specific requirements of various sectors. The outcome will be submitted to the government as recommendations for suitable action”.

A brochure on TiEcon Kerala 2012, the largest ever gathering of entrepreneurs in the State, scheduled to be held on October 25 & 26, 2012 at Kochi will also be released on the occasion.

V Somasundaram IAS, Addl. Chief Secretary, GoK; G Vijayaraghavan, Member, Planning Board; John K Paul, MD, Popular Vehicles & Services; V K Mathews, Chairman & CEO, IBS Plc.; C Balagopal, MD, Terumo Penpol; Girish Babu, CEO, Technopark; Thomas John Muthoot, Muthoot Fincorp; E M Najeeb, Chairman & CEO, ATE; Alexander Verghese, Country Head India, UST Global; Jose Dominic, MD, CGH Earth and Rajesh Nair, VP, Ernst & Young are some of the speakers who will address the workshop. The representatives of DIC, KINFRA, KSIDC, KFC and leading banks will also participate in the workshop.

Kerala IT News


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