3000 students set to participate
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3000 students set to participate in 2015 Enactus India National Competition

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enactusEnactus India, a subsidiary of Enactus Worldwide, an international non-profit organization of students with a focus on community empowerment and entrepreneurship action will host the Enactus India National Competition on July 21st- 22nd 2015 in Delhi NCR where upcoming student community outreach projects will compete before a jury of top corporate leaders.

Each country within the Enactus Worldwide network of 36 countries with over 70,000 active student members spread across 1700 universities will be hosting National Competitions. The winning teams will present their projects at the prestigious Enactus World Cup 2015 to be held at Johannesburg, South Africa between October 14 – 16, 2015.

Enactus India has more than 3000 student participants on 88 college campuses across the country. Leading colleges of Mumbai and Pune are members of Enactus India. Enactus’ corporate partners include global names like Walmart, KPMG, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Cargill, Ford, Hershey, HSBC and others.

Guided by faculty advisors and business experts, participating students form teams on their campuses to create and implement community projects that empower people in need. The experience not only transforms lives, it helps students develop the skills and perspective necessary to become effective, values-driven leaders.

Farhan Pettiwala, President, Enactus India said, “As one of the largest Enactus country operations, Enactus India is a priority country for the future growth of the organization. We work with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing their skills to become socially responsible business leaders. The National competition provides a forum for teams to showcase the impact of their outreach efforts and to be evaluated by senior corporate executives and business leaders serving as judges.”

In the India National Competition 2014, the Enactus team of Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies emerged as the national champion and went on to represent India at the 2014 Enactus World Cup in Beijing, China. The Champion team presented their three projects: Sanitation Solutions, Project Akshar and Project Grammodhar during the World Cup.

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