At the Inauguration of ‘YES CAN 2015′, the second edition of Young Entrepreneurship Summit (YES), Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said that technology entrepreneurship would be made a key part of engineering education in the state. Adding further he said, “For Kerala to become a developed state, the most important thing is to create a positive and entrepreneurial mindset among youth, especially students, and with this intention we are now going to make entrepreneurship a key part of B-tech degree education.”
With this, the students will be able to major in one subject like Computer Science, Electronics, and Mechanical etc. with minor in another subject, in world class universities like Stanford, Harvard, and MIT.
He further added that the state is going to introduce minors in Technology Entrepreneurship for students so that their efforts create a startup become a key part of their degree
Chief Minister said that the state unlike earlier times is welcoming the new concepts to acknowledge the contributions and efforts of youngsters.300 companies have started, in response to the Student Entrepreneurship Policy and many youngsters have come up with ventures not just in IT and industry, but in various fields including agriculture, tourism, culture, education etc.