Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh launches MBA in Waste Management and Social Entrepreneurship

It is indeed a matter of honour that Chitkara University has been identified by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, to introduce MBA in Waste Management and Social Entrepreneurship. The program will not only support in providing employment to experts in Waste Management of Industrial Sector but will also improve the quality of environment in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

The program was launched by Dr Madhu Chitkara, Pro Chancellor, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, along with Major Shiva Kiran, MGNCRE, Hyderabad; Dr. Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Scientific Officer, Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology, Indore; Dr. Reena, ESI, Parwanoo; Ms. Samidha Bansal, Campaign Director, North India Daily Dump, Bangalore.

The exhibition cum industry-academia meet was organized as a part of introducing the MBA course on ‘Waste Management and Social Entrepreneurship’ in association with Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, a unit of MHRD. The exhibitors and participants included experts from Waste Management Technology, Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers, Regulatory Bodies, Utilities, Municipal Corporations, Pollution Control Board, Water and Sanitation Departments, Environmental Bodies, NGT, Corporate Facility Managers, NGOs, Private Corporate Bigwigs, Associations of Hotels & Restaurants, Hospitals & Nursing Homes, Resorts, Residential Welfare, Real Estate, and Trade, and related personnel. The participants showcased working models of Waste, Sanitation, and Hygiene Management followed in their respective state or organisation, specifically highlighting the employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in the Waste Management Sector.

The launch is an action to curb the job crunch as well as a promise to a more sustainable and breathable society. The students who will opt for this line of study are not only going to get graduated academically but will turn out as sound minds with managerial skills, which will ultimately serve the society from every vertex.

Get in Touch With Us