FKCCI conducts Industry-specific events and programs for the benefit of the society at large. One of the flagship events of FKCCI is MANTHAN , the annual Business Plan Presentation Award Program, which motivates the students to initiate the start-ups.
FKCCI is organizing “MANTHAN” a business plan presentation award for the graduate/post-graduate students in Karnataka to evaluate, recognize and reward the best original, commercially viable and implementable business proposals. Instituted in 2009 and now in its 12th edition, MANTHAN-2020 is aimed at encouraging young minds to develop the entrepreneurial spirit and motivate them to initiate the start-ups. Through this award program, MANTHAN reaches out to the Under Graduate, Graduate, post-Graduate and diploma students from Institutions all over Karnataka. Once we receive the entries, the student are assisted to prepare business module.
Then the proposals are evaluated in order to choose the best innovative, technically feasible, commercially viable and implementable Business Plans. The winners are awardeda total cash prize of Rs.3,00,000/-.
FKCCI’s earlier MANTHAN Grand Finale have been graced by personalities including His Excellency the late Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, Former President of India, Ms. KiranMajumdar, Shah, CMD, Biocon India Limited, Dr. S A Patil, Chairman, Karnataka Krishi Mission, Sri. Anil Kumble, Former Captain of Indian Cricket Team, Dr. M VeerappaMoily, the then Union Minister for Corporate Affairs, Prof. C N R Rao, National Research Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advance Scientific Research, Dr. Sam Pitroda, Former Advisor to Hon’ble Prime Minister on Public Information, Infrastructure & Innovations, Government of India, Mr. S R Patil, the then Minister for IT & BT, Government of Karnataka, Dr. A. S kiran kumar then chairman ISRO, Padma Vibhushana Dr. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikarigalu, Sri Kshethra Dharmasthala, Sri G.T Devegowda, then Minister for Higher Education Government of Karnataka and many other personalities of repute known Nationally & Internationally.