WEBINAR ON ‘MY STORY’ MOTIVATION SESSION BY SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEUR FOR STUDENTS
The Department of History in association with Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) and Institution’s Innovation council (IIC) of St Peter’s College had organised a webinar for students on 22nd February 2021 at 2 p.m. The program began with a welcome speech by Dr. Hema K.R, Department of History and the Presidential address was given by Dr .Shaju Varghese, Principal. The resource person was Sri. Bittu John, entrepreneur, Green store, Kolenchery. He explained his inspirational story behind starting such a zero waste store like Green store and thereby becoming a successful entrepreneur. He introduced the concept of his store, BYOC (Bring Your Own Containers) in order to reduce the usage of plastic. He highlighted the advantage of such zero wastage stores and disadvantages of buying groceries and other plastic packed items from supermarkets. He also conveyed the harmful effects of plastics to our environment.