News story by Urvashi Kapoor
New Delhi, June 21: Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, Delhi, has won the 14th Enactus India National Competition/Championship after winning two rounds of competition from across the corporate world. Ramjas College, Delhi became the runner-up. Ramjas college beats 24 teams on the basis of their demonstration of excellence in entrepreneurial action and social impact. The competition was held on June 17. Enactus empowers 72,000 students in 1700 colleges giving them a platform to become leaders by focusing on social impact and entrepreneurial action. The winners will now present its project at the Enactus World Cup 2017 in London. The Enactus World Cup will be held between September 26 to 28.
Anuja Mathur, Faculty Advisor, SSCBS, Delhi and Additya Sharma – Student President, SSCBS, Delhi leads the Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies team. Arun Kumar, Chairman & CEO, KPMG India, and Chairman of Enactus India National Advisory Council said that, “I would like to congratulate Enactus for successfully completing another year of the India National Competition, which continues to inspire students to enhance their entrepreneurial spirit, capitalise on their business skills and to innovatively handle real-world situations. If winning is about being the best, losing is about learning and paving your way to greater success. I also congratulate the winning and participating teams for putting forth their best efforts. Their creativity has won us over and I hope that this experience will help them in their future endeavours.
The President of Enactus India, Farhan Pettiwala, said that “I congratulate the winning team and all other participating teams from the Enactus India network for making the National Competition a success and wish them all the best for the Enactus World Cup in London, UK from 26-28 September 2017. As one of the largest Enactus country operations, Enactus India is a priority country for the future growth of the organization. We’re very impressed with the high level of participation from leading colleges across the country in the National Competition and hope that some of the projects can be adopted by the industry for the development of the community, especially aligning with the PMO’s vision of Swach Bharat (Clean India), Skill India, Digital India and Women Empowerment.”