CII Young India event at IPER

On 10th Sept., 2015 Institute of Professional Educational and Research (IPER)-Bhopal hosted Young Indians (Yi) an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), conducts an entrepreneurship drive for MBA Students

IPER, one of the leading B-schools of central India always known for its academic excellence and placement opportunities organised a session with Young Indians (Yi), an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII),to conducts an entrepreneurship drive for youth at IPER.

Yi Yuva event at IPER Bhopal
Yi Yuva event at IPER Bhopal

From CII, Mr. Navneet, Miss. Kachan and Miss.Prakriti Jjain were briefing about the Yuva initiative of CII. While addressing the IPER –MBA students focused on various attributes that the students should possess which include Qualities like Networking, team building, communication skills, Public speaking, Peer mediation, conflict management, Professional maturity, choice between career and money and the various attributes which can make the today’s youth competitive and which are desired by the industry.

Miss. Kanchan Youth India initiative , Bhopal chapter, also expresses the plans of Yi in Bhopal. Discussing all the verticals that exist including, local, national and international level.

Young Indians (Yi) is an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organisation playing a proactive role in India’s development process.

Yi was formed in the year 2002 with an objective of creating a platform for young Indians to realise the dream of a developed nation. Yi has around 1837 direct members in 37 chapters, and engages around 10500 students through Chaupals, under the brand ‘Yuva’. The Yi membership includes young progressive Indians between the age group of 21 & 40 and comprises entrepreneurs, professionals, and achievers from different walks of life. “To become the Voice of Young Indians Globally” being the vision of Yi, it provides a platform for young Indians to participate in and contribute by becoming an integral part of the Indian growth story. Yi’s work is divided primarily into three groups; “Youth Leadership”, “Nation Building” and “International Engagements”. Under youth leadership, Yi works effectively for promoting leadership skills for its members through the learning programs and missions to companies of global excellence in India and abroad; the development and engagement of students through its 109 Chaupal platforms that has 10500 students; Yi’s regional and national summits on themes related to times and role of youth and its engagement with the governments at the state and national level gives an opportunity for the members to become effective leaders with a vision for the future. Under Nation Building, Yi engages its members under the board categories of education, environment, healthcare, employability, arts (sports & culture) and rural initiatives contributing positively to its surrounding ecosystem and the nation. Through its initiatives like Akshara under Education, Yi has impacted more than 15000 students across 57 centers and has successfully managed campaigns like the ‘SYightboard Project’, providing blackboards to schools across different cities, reaching out to 1070 schools nationally and impacting approximately 2,53,000 children. The Green I Contest done with an objective to engage school children to become socially aware and responsible citizens are one of its flagship programs, with the winner getting a grant of Rs 7.5 lakhs to implement their ideas.

Under “International Engagements”, Yi is one of the proud founders of the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance which is a collective of leading entrepreneurially-minded organizations representing the G20 countries who seek to promote youth entrepreneurship as a powerful driver of economic renewal, job creation, innovation and social and is one of the founders of the Commonwealth Asia Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAAYE) which is a network of young entrepreneurs from the Commonwealth Asia region and the organizations that support them. Yi has organized learning missions to many countries around the world to understand and learn from the best practices and cultures. Yuva was also involved in various pioneering activities like SWATCH BHARAT ABHIYAN, Yi has also hosted many incoming youth delegations from around the world in various parts of the country. With twelve years of glorious past and decades ahead that promise nothing short, Yi intends to become a larger movement of young people and promote the attitude of “We Can, We Will”.

IPER has always stood for academic excellence, with an initiative from CII, the objective was to bridge the gap between Industry and Professional Academic Institutions. These types of events always provide a platform to the students apart from conventional learning which IPER is known for.


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