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Syntel Sponsors Enactus India Sustainable Entrepreneurship Competition

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June 24, 2014 | COMMENTS ( 0 )

Syntel Sponsors Enactus India Sustainable Entrepreneurship Competition

Syntel, Inc., a global provider of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process services to Global 2,000 companies, has announced it is a presenting sponsor for the Enactus India National Competition to be held at the Taj Lands’ End Hotel in Mumbai, India on July 1 and 2, 2014.Enactus is a global non-profit organization operating in 36 countries.

 

Enactus student members have spent one year or more working on entrepreneurial projects designed to positively impact the quality of life and living standards for members of their communities. These projects will be presented to a panel of more than 100 judges at the Enactus India National Competition.

 

During this two-day event, teams from leading colleges will showcase the results and impact of their community outreach projects, which will be evaluated by the judges over the course of three rounds of competition.

 

One team will be named the national champion, and will go on to represent India at the 2014 Enactus World Cup in Beijing, China from October 22–24, 2014.

 

Enactus was introduced in India in 2003 by Bharat Desai, Founder and Chairman of Syntel.  Over the ensuing decade, Enactus has become a valuable opportunity for young entrepreneurs to meet, collaborate and learn from established business leaders while gaining real-world entrepreneurship experience.

 

"Syntel is proud to sponsor the Enactus India National Competition, and we support their goal of creating better lives and more vibrant communities through entrepreneurship, social responsibility and community service,” said Prashant Ranade, Vice Chairman, Syntel, who will also deliver the keynote address at the event.

 

Syntel’s support for Enactus is part of its broader corporate social responsibility efforts, including its volunteer-driven charitable organisation, S’Prayas.

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