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A Tale of Two Worlds: Holland and Nepal

By Neha Basnet
In Nepal, customers are bound to carry bundles of cash with them and still end up being cheated. With digital payment systems, customers simply press a few buttons with their fingers and the funny money is gone, just like in a casino. Unfortunately, such services are limited.

Aspects of National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), India

By Prof. R. Ganesan
The establishment of student-chapters and creation of Entrepreneurship Development Cells as well as professional tie-ups with the leading institutions, varsities, and colleges (arts & sciences and engineering & technology) in the form of Memorandum of Association (MoA) have been the new strategic approach for accomplishing NFED’s mission. It also operates with the aim of grooming students for joining an enterprising culture, thereby opening up new vistas and perspectives in entrepreneurship development.

Activities of National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED)

By Prof. R. Ganesan
The FDP on Research & Development focuses more on publication effectiveness and motivates the young research scholars and final year students towards publishing their projects and research study in refereed, indexed conferences and journals. NFED also conducted a couple of open programmes in entrepreneurship and developmental prospects for the public and the agriculturists to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship.

Genesis of National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED): A Socialist Perspective

By R. Ganesan
The Founder-Chairman of the National Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development (NFED), India, was guided by ideals of socialism during its initiation and formation. It is headquartered in the Coimbatore District of Tamil Nadu State, India. Since 2003, NFED has been functioning as a virtual organization. During this period, its activities focused on research, training, awareness, extension, etc. It is in 2013, we decided to spearhead all its activities in real-time and congregated a group of wise academicians and professionals to institute NFED as a trust.

Social Entrepreneurship in the Education Sector

By R. Ganesan
It is to be noted that these social entrepreneurs invest money and use the social entrepreneurial tag for enjoying privileges (social status, tax exemption, and redemption). Most often, these investments are purely motivated by profit-making and driven by greed. These institutions seek donations and frequently hike the fee structure and other incidental charges (boarding and lodging).