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'Train'ing young entrepreneurs

In December, some 400 youngsters aged 20-25 and experienced professionals with age above 25 boarded a train for the Tata Jagriti Yatra (TJY), a 9,000-km, 16-state journey of 18 days from December 24, 2010 to January 11, 2011, starting from Mumbai travelling through Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Hyderabad, Orissa, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, to Delhi, Rajasthan and Gujarat and back. Organised by a UP-based NGO, Jagriti Sewa Sansthan, the yatra is the brainchild of Shashank Mani, an IT services company executive and an expert in finance and accounting outsourcing. The purpose, he says, is to ...