The Creative Rebel

1920059_425936987552945_1462189520_nProfessional colleges across the State have been witnessing a wave of entrepreneurship over the past few years, thanks to incubation initiatives supported by the government, private companies, and individual colleges.But this wave is yet to hit arts, literature, science, fine arts and law colleges in the State. A group of students from the College of Engineering, Trivandrum (CET), under the banner of ‘Creative Rebel’ was organised a conference aimed at spreading this wave on other campuses too.It was a first-of-its-kind youth conference in the capital, which bring together college students from multiple disciplines on to a single platform to share ideas on socio-economic development and nation building. On March 2, as many as 200 select students from 45 colleges were came together at Technopark to brainstorm on the way forward in youth entrepreneurship in the State.The event Structured into three main events under the subjects, media, agriculture and art, the first edition of Creative Rebel had personalities such as journalists K. Sasikumar and Jeemon Jacob on the topic “The Fourth Estate” discussion on media, artist Riyas Komu on “The Un- Canvassed” discussion on art, writer Sarah Joseph, bureaucrat Aruna Sundararajan, and others, participated. The event was a one day programme, thus it had a tight schedule. In order to complete with in that time the organisers divided event in to four segments. They classified the event Such as, in 1st quarter we would get an accurate image and bird’s eye-view of the sector. In 2nd quarter the current scenario, concerns and problems faced by the sector were told. In 3rd quarter, progressive analysis on the immediate concerns to be addressed and steps to be taken. And in the final segment was Rebels interacted with the speakers to – express their views on the 3 completed quarters, added progressive ideas and suggestions to the issues and solution given in the third quarter. Finally, pointing any missed out concerns that completed the picture. And the entire credits goes to the students those who works behind this event.

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