Delhi govt guarantees college admissions, startup incubation for successful students from Business Blasters

Delhi govt guarantees college admissions, startup incubation for successful students from Business Blasters

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Delhi Government has announced that it will guarantee college admissions and startup incubations for the successful students from the Business Blasters initiative of the state government. The Delhi government will be supporting these students in their entrepreneurial endeavors ahead.
Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister, Manish Sisodia took to social media to announce this decision. The Delhi government will be supporting these students and encouraging them to fulfill their vision of becoming entrepreneurs.
” @BB_official2021 succeeded beyond our wildest dreams! 51,000 biz ideas came from 3 lac students, of which 126 got investor funding. Delhi Govt is now supporting these young entrepreneurs to fulfill their vision with guaranteed admission to college & incubation for their startups,” he tweeted.

Business Blasters is an initiative started by the Delhi government which aims to encourage an entrepreneurial mindset among students. In this, students of Classes 11 and 12 participate and pitch business ideas and the government helps them shape their ideas. The initiative was later accompanied by a TV program and was aired on YouTube as well.

A total of 51,000 business ideas were proposed by a total of 3 lakh students from Classes 11 and 12 who participated in the initiative. Out of these 3 lakh students, only 126 succeeded and got investor funding. The Delhi government will now be supporting these students in their careers ahead.

Starting from next year, 2023, Delhi government will also be expanding Business Blasters to private schools in the national capital to include entrepreneurial mindset in their curricula as well.

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