Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: CII AP Chapter Chairman Y. Harischandra Prasad on Wednesday said all students aspiring to become successful managers should have a vision of their own.

He was speaking at a symposium on ‘Women entrepreneurship in the present era – challenges and opportunities' conducted by the Centre for Women Entrepreneurship funded by the All India Council of Technical Education functioning under the aegis of Gayatri Vidya Parishad College for Degree & PG Studies at Rushikonda.

Essential qualities

Mr. Prasad explained to the students about entrepreneurial qualities, attitudes and framework required to become successful entrepreneurs.

“Having a vision is very important for the success of any entrepreneur,” he said, and called upon the students to work without any discrimination.

B. Appa Rao, Head of Department of Commerce and Management, Andhra University, stressed the need for managerial qualities for an entrepreneur and the role of various government organisations in developing women entrepreneurship.

Perseverance pays

CEO of Maple Software Shiv Kumar shared his experience as an entrepreneur at the time of setting up his business venture.

He emphasised the need to be perseverant and possessing a positive attitude.

Executive Director of Steel Exchange of India Ltd. K.V. Bhaskar listed the enormous opportunities available for entrepreneurship and asked the youngsters to get benefited from the positive change.


Chief coordinator of Centre for Women Entrepreneurship S. Rajani said their objective was to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among girl students and encourage them to take up successful business ventures as their career.

Principal P. Rajaganapati presided. Secretary D. Dakshina Murthy and Director (research & development) P.V. Sarma were present.