Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) on Sunday urged the students to come up with innovative business ideas to become entrepreneurs and contribute to the country’s economic progress.
“Apart from males, we also encourage the young women to present their business ideas to have collateral-free financing,” DCCI president M Sabur Khan told a workshop at the Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP).
The DCCI organized the motivational workshop for the students of the university as part of its programme to develop 2,000 new entrepreneurs.
Sabur Khan said the main objective of the program is to meet the challenge of creating employment opportunities.
He invited the interested students to submit their innovative business ideas to the DCCI online at www.business.org.bd
With the active cooperation of Bangladesh Bank, the DCCI will facilitate the best 2,000 business ideas to get collateral-free financing, the DCCI president said.
He informed that the students with the best 2,000 business ideas will be projected through a grand two-day event, titled ‘Entrepreneurship and Innovation Expo-2013’ to be held on 1-2 November this year.
Vice Chancellor of BUP Maj Gen Sheikh Mamun Khaled, DCCI Convener Kazi Sarwar Habib, dean of the Faculty of Business Studies Brig Gen Mamun-or Rashid, DGM (SME) of Bangladesh Bank Md. Abul Bashar, and hundreds of students were present at the workshop.