Friday, May 20, 2011

BEN Conference ib the Business Line-Bihar Society to meet at Bodh Gaya

Bihar Society, the US-registered NGO focused on Bihar's economic, social and cultural revival, is holding Bencon 2011 (Bihar Entrepreneurs Network Conference 2011) at Bodh Gaya on May 21 and 22 to highlight the potential of the State as the destination for investments, according to a press release.

Bihar Entrepreneurs Network (BEN), which has been founded with the help of a group of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives and senior professionals with stakes in Bihar, aims to “create an eco-system and a vibrant platform for entrepreneurs with active participation of global Biharis.” Bencon 2011 will have panel discussions on real estate, education, energy, healthcare, tourism and e-governance. There will be workshops on business plan basics and a business plan competition for students.

Prominent speakers will include, among others, Mr Nitish Mishra: Minister, Rural Development Department, Government of Bihar, Mr Vijoy Prakash ,Principal Secretary, Planning & Development, Mr S M Raju , Commissioner, Tirhut, Mr Madhukar Shukla, Professor, XLRI, Mr U S Pandey , an expert in the field of renewable energy.

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