27th January 2020: What started as a movement to attain social empowerment through digital technology has become larger in dimension and its reach now. INDIAN INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMMUNITY, IIEC launched EMPOWERMENT WITH TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP 2020 to manifest youth and women empowerment and unleash agenda that works towards eradicating the problem of unemployment, encourage entrepreneurship and startups in Jaipur and Rajasthan. Under the umbrella Festival of empowerment aims to train, guide and motivate youth, especially Engineering students who are below the average and response of society remains of disapproval towards them.
The youth of Jaipur and from across Rajasthan participated in the festivity of empowerment that not only educated, groomed and skilled them but also resolved crucial challenges they were facing in their way to becoming digital maestros. Youth participated in the event to become self-reliant and be part of a movement that launched pathbreaking technologies leading towards youth and women empowerment. Archana Jain, Ace dietitian and nutritionist from Jaipur conducted a special session on “Importance of Healthy Lifestyle & diet” in student life which was well received by students.
Movement for 2020 was flagged off by Mr. Vimal Daga, renowned technology expert and educator Founder, IIEC today from GD BADAYA AUDITORIUM, SANSKRITI COLLAGE MAANSAROVAR. Joining them were Known personalities from Jaipur.
Last year IIEC had launched Jazbaa through which students reflected their passion towards doing exceptional work in launching digital projects on Women safety, Kids suffering from Autism, Eliminating hunger and poverty, helping blind people to lead a smooth life, containing incidents of thefts, improving agricultural yield, reducing traffic congestion from healthcare to environmental sustainability and many such pressing issues pose serious challenges and concerns before our society.
And the year 2020 will see the focus of IIEC on tackling the serious issues of unemployment, self-employment generation, tackling inadequate education opportunities, skills to ensure success, identifying chemical-laden eatables, environmental issues, traffic congestion, helping handicaps with technology, making educational opportunities accessible and many more.
According to Mr. Vimal Daga,”.Festival of empowerment, JAZBAA will address core issues that are plaguing the society today and make headway with technology-driven insight which will improve countless lives and help people in dealing with pressing social issues India is going to be home to the largest youth population by 2020 and for a youth-driven country, the empowerment of the population is of primary importance. The event unfolded interactive sessions and presentations, series of sessions worked towards guiding and honing skills of the young population and guiding the youth of today through the maze of a multitude of choices and helping them in making informed choices in the right direction so that they could build socially empowered society.
He further added, “We want to prove that every engineering student, average or below the average can be a creator, We are working towards the untouched- ignorant- average- below the average students starting with startups and owning their own ventures. Today technology leaders can play role of catalyst for driving the change through innovative thinking and collaboration rather than focusing on entertainment side of innovation, technology has new ways of tackling problems today and It’s not the responsibility of government only but as a responsible and educated citizens, we should also contribute largely towards society and do our bit we are working towards inculcating traits of entrepreneurship amongst the engineering students at the right time i.e. during their college days itself. Hence soon Indians will dream of being founders of companies and not looking only for jobs. This shall also take care of the problem of unemployment faced by the youth of the country.
Also present during the event was renowned Fashion & Social entrepreneur, Deepa Mathur, she stated, “This festival of empowerment is a Nobel Initiative which works towards achieving its vision of “Making India, Future Ready” while inculcating entrepreneurial skills in students the event of empowerment aims to train, guide and motivate youth, especially Engineering students who are below the average and response of society remains of disapproval towards them, I feel happy to become part of this festival.