JALUKBARI, March 16 - Bruce Bucknell, the British Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata visited the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) here today and interacted with the faculties and employees of IIE. On the occasion Director of IIE Manoj Kr Das made a presentation on the activities of IIE.
Mr Bucknell and his team visited various
incubators for agarbatti, Assamese jewellery, garments and design, decorative candle, water hyacinth and handloom. He went round the business incubation centres and encouraged the trainees to develop more and more products suitable for the market.
Mr Bucknell was particularly impressed with the water hyacinth products displayed at the incubation centre.
Various entrepreneurial activities and initiatives taken up by IIE were discussed briefly at the meeting with the Deputy High Commissioner. IIE expressed its wish to work in collaboration with the British Council for innovative ideas and expanding the entrepreneurial skills among the budding entrepreneurs.
IIE Director Das urged Mr Bucknell to link up with a twin institute for exchange of ideas and best practices in the field of skill development and entrepreneurship.