Odisha Startup Yatra & Xpress collect 70 plus additional ideas

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Startup Yatra and Startup Xpress continued its dream run across various schools and colleges of the state and gathered 70 plus more
ideas over 3 days. Even though the initiative is inching towards the end, the enthusiasm around it has not died down. Increasing number of bootcamps are
scheduled at different institutions to generate record numbers of ideas and set a new benchmark. 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. As the Yatra moved forward
after Dussehra holidays, about 6 bootcamps were conducted across 4 districts that received 73 ideas with participation from 491 students. Over the past 30 days, an
impressive total of more than 30,000 students from 200 plus colleges and 60 plus 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 part of the twin initiative in the last 3 days, two bootcamps
each were conducted in Jagatsinghpur and Boudh District, while one bootcamp each was held at Khordha & Nayagarh District. On the Wednesday, that marks the 31st Day of the Yatra,
a bootcamp was held at PM SHRI School Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Boudh and ASMB College, Khordha. The excitement and enthusiasm from the student community was
palpable with their passionate pitches. The aim of Startup Odisha Yatra and Startup Xpress 2023 is to encourage grassroots innovators and promote entrepreneurship among them.
Odisha Startup Yatra & Xpress, taking its journey forward will conduct three bootcamps at DRIEMS and Revenshaw University, Cuttack and Kendriya Vidyalaya(Sonepur) on
November 2nd (Thursday) to foster entrepreneurship and innovation at grassroot level.

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