The students of the Department of Management Sciences, University of Okara (UO) organized an Entrepreneurship Gala under the supervision of their teachers including Shehzad Aziz, Rai Imtiaz, Abdul Manan and Hafiz Fawad Ali.
A range of innovative business ideas including e-commerce, information technology, hoteling and consultancy services were presented through stalls, models and posters.
The gala started with a grand opening ceremony. The resident officer Dr Shehzad Ahmed inaugurated the event. In his address to the students, he urged them to bring their business ideas to life and start small-scale businesses after passing out in a bid to create employment opportunities for the youth.
Explaining the objective of the gala, Shehzad Aziz said that the students of management sciences had an integral role to play in society as they possessed the skills and knowledge to initiate entrepreneurship and engage students of other disciplines.
Rai Imtiaz acknowledged the efforts of the students in making the gala a mega success and wished them good fortune for their future endeavors. He said that the Department of Management Sciences was aimed at inculcating entrepreneurship skills among the students through practical teaching as per the vision of the vice chancellor Professor Dr Muhammad Zakria Zakar.
According to the university spokesperson, the Entrepreneurship Gala is held every year in February at the UO. The purpose of this gala was to motivate and encourage the students to exhibit their skills and create employment opportunities for themselves as well as their fellows.