Chandigarh October 15, 2020
The Enactus team of Panjab University has once again brought fame and glory to its University by winning the grant of Rs. 50,000/- for its projects- “Project Dhra ” & “Project Uday “, told Prof. Seema Kapoor, Faculty Advisor, Enactus team.
Enactus, Panjab University is a community of students using the power of entrepreneurial action to uplift the underprivileged sections of society. The team in its endeavor to make bigger impacts had applied for the KPMG Business Ethics Grant, 2020. Out of 58 Enactus teams nationwide that had contested for this grant, Enactus Panjab University was selected among top 10 teams.
Project Dhra aims to uplift the potter community in and around Chandigarh by promoting the art of pottery as well as eradicating the use of plastic ware. Project Uday works on similar lines by eliminating the use of plastic bags by bringing up cloth bags into function and also uplifting the underprivileged semi-skilled women. Both the projects were started with an aim to curb plastic menace, conveyed Amandeep Singh, Vice President of Enactus team.
The team is highly motivated and has formulated a road map to accomplish greater goals by utilizing the grant money to build a better world for everyone, conveyed Sumedha Sen and Ishpreet Kaur of Enactus Team. The team President, Shubham Jindal, expressed sincere gratitude towards Enactus India and Panjab University administration for the constant support and motivation that has always been provided to the team for its endeavours.