Higher Education Forum (HEF), the largest think tank in the area of higher education in India held the Annual Entrepreneurship Award on February 20, 2021. This year, the event was organized in association with the Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS) virtually.
During the event, five entrepreneurs from different partnering institutions were given HEF Young Entrepreneurship Awards 2020. The entrepreneurs who were given the award were Deepika Kucheriya from IES Management College and Research Centre, Rushav Kamdar from D Y Patil University School of Management, Prabhav Garudadhwajan of ITM Business School, Navi Mumbai, Sehrish Quareshi from the DSIMS, and Prathamesh Gosavi of SIES College of Management Studies.
In addition, two entrepreneurs were given the prestigious Pralhad P Chhabria Memorial Awards by Prof Aruna Katara, President Hope Foundation and Research Centre, Pune in the memory of her father who was the Founder of Finolex Group of Companies. The awardees include Harshil Karia and Dheeraj Mengu.
The guests of honour during the occasion were Ashok Saraf, President, Rajasthan Sammelan Education Trust (RSET), Prof Aruna Katara, Dr Sanjay Muthal, ED, Kontempore Leadership and Business Solutions, and Dr Hema Santhanam, Former Director, JBIMS. The event was attended by several senior HEF members and students. The program also comprised a panel discussion on Entrepreneurship for students of DSIMS.