Sashi Chimala, Executive VP-NEN speaks to Deccan Chronicle

National Entrepreneur Network Helped Create 2000 New Startups

What was started as a small canteen in IIT Bombay Hostel 2 by serial entrepreneur Romesh Wadhwani, who was then pursuing his graduation there,was the seed of his much larger dream. Later, After a successful stint of entrepreneurship that involved building three large companies in three decades and selling them, Wadhwani pledged most of his wealth to the entrepreneurship program in India that has helped create 2000 new startups, 12,000 direct and 50,000 indirect jobs.

Wadhwani Foundation’s National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), which aims to create 25 million jobs in India by 2020, through entrepreneurship and skill development is a global non-profit organisation established in 2003.

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