The Kerala government plans to make technology entrepreneurship, a key part of engineering education in the state, announced Shri. Oommen Chandy after inaugurating YES CAN 2015, the second edition of Young Entrepreneurship Summit (YES) at Crowne Plaza, Kochi on 15th September. The theme of this year’s Young Entrepreneurship Summit is Collaborating and Networking.
Shri. P.K. Kunhalikutty, Minister for Industries and IT, Shri. K. Babu, Minister for Ports and Fisheries, Shri. P.H. Kurian, IAS, Principal Secretary (Industries and IT), Dr. M. Beena IAS, Managing Director, KSIDC, Shri. Benny Behanan, MLA and Chairman of Marad Municipality, Adv. T.K. Devarajan also took part in the inaugural function of YES 2015.
Around 1,500 student entrepreneurs and startups participated in the Summit. The prizes of the Innovative Idea Contest, held in the run up to the Summit,were also distributed during the event. YES is Kerala’s flagship entrepreneurship event, organized by KSIDC.