By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 27 Aug: India’s new cadre of entrepreneur and future leaders are set to make a significant impact on society, especially improving the quality of life for the Himalayan region. The Naropa Fellowship programme celebrated its first convocation ceremony for its inaugural cohort at Hemis Monastery, the largest Drukpa lineage monastery located at an altitude of 12000 feet in Ladakh. A total of 52 students received their postgraduate certificate in Entrepreneurship and Leadership programme.
The Fellows were inspired by the presence of MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal of the newly created Union Territory of Ladakh, who was the Guest of Honour. Dr Rudrangshu Mukherjee, Chancellor, Ashoka University, was also a Guest of Honour and the commencement speaker at the Convocation Ceremony.
During the course, an Impact Summit was organised to analyse the impact of live-action projects and provide access to post-fellowship incubation/ acceleration opportunities, including access to a network of angel investors and mentorship support.
On the occasion, Dr Pramath Raj Sinha, Co-founder of Naropa Fellowship, said, “It was a great experience interacting with young minds at Naropa Fellowship. Seeing the energy of the Fellows, it is evident that they will create sustainable solutions for society and contribute to their communities. Speaking on the occasion, Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche, Co-founder of Naropa Fellowship, added, “It’s an honour to present leaders of tomorrow who will create a meaningful impact in the Himalayan region.”