Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Vote for Indian Entrepreneur Avinash Dhume!!!


Voting lines open from - 9th to 16th July!

We are pleased to announce that throughout next week Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust (BYST) supported entrepreneur Avinash Dhume will be competing for the worldwide People’s Choice award of the Youth Business International (YBI). The Prince’s Trust is a leading member of YBI. Avinash is one of the four finalists amongst competitors from over 40 countries.

Entrepreneurs supported by BYST are empowered to take on leadership roles in the business community, they in turn give back to society by coming forward to mentor other disadvantaged youth. The program is therefore self-sustaining. BYST entrepreneurs have been successfully receiving national and international awards for business excellence. These awards include JRD Tata Youth Entrepreneurship Awards, Youth Business International (YBI) Awards, Citigroup Inc. (a pre-eminent financial services company of the Citi Bank), Rotary awards, Entrepreneurs’ International Award, Nehru Yuva Puraskar etc

Anyone anywhere in the world can vote online at the dedicated Entrepreneur of the Year Website. People’s Choice is a huge competition with a truly global reach.

A real entrepreneurial success story, the entrepreneur from India Avinash Dhume set up his business Kaushalya Publications, a publishing company specializing in affordable, educational material with support from Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust (BYST) is in the final of the Peoples Choice Award. The Youth Business International People’s Choice award is given to the entrepreneur who gets the most votes from the public around the world. With finalists competing from China, Argentina and Barbados, Avinash from India needs all the support we can give him.

Avinash develops content and publishes a wide range of economical books for schoolchildren.  He comes from a lower economical background. After gaining work experience for over 10 years with a very meager salary in a publication house, he along with two of his friends ventured into setting up their own business.  Initially, the business went into a loss and with the able support and guidance of mentor, Mr Vijaysinh Maurya turned it into a profitable business within three years. Today they are proud of providing employment to 35 others both directly and indirectly and generating wealth of Rs 42 lac.

He has moved on from publishing scholarship book for 4th Std to publishing 52 different kinds of books for academic purpose and is well positioned for further expansion.  He also involves himself in social activities and distributes books free of cost to poor people helping 200 such students last year.

We would like to encourage you to use this as an opportunity to reach out to your contacts and encourage them to vote for the Indian entrepreneur from BYST. Please use all the communications tools you have – word of mouth, email, media, Face book, Orkut, Linked In etc to encourage your contacts to vote for Avinash Dhume.

Avinash with your vote will win a  Prize of US$1,000 and will travel to London to receive their award at the YBI awards final and most of all would be greatly encouraged and will be a youth icon for others to follow suit. Find out more about Avinash and his business at. http://awards.youthbusiness.org/peoples-choice-award/

The winner is the one who secures the most votes.  Voting is open on Monday and runs from the 9th July to the 16th of July. We want to encourage you cast your vote for the Avinash & make India proud.
Let us give Avinash and Kaushalya Publication the recognition they deserve by making them the People’s Choice 2012!

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