Chitwan Association of Industries (CAI)
Chitwan Association of Industries is an umbrella organization of Chitwan-based companies (both manufacturing and services) recognized by the Department of Industry as industries. CAI provides policy input to the Nepal Government to draft industry-friendly laws and legislations and collaborates with like-minded institutions to work on this shared goal.
BIC and CAI collaboration is an initiative to jointly work in the areas of entrepreneurship, employment, and fostering an entrepreneurial culture in Chitwan district. The goal is to reduce the industry-academia gap and complement each other in meeting the needs of both industries and the students. Likewise, industrialists from CAI provide mentoring support to the student entrepreneurs.
Learn More at: https://cainepal.org.np/introduction
SKILL LAB is an education company that aims to improve the employability/ self-employment outcomes of the Nepalese youths. Skill Lab helps in Skilling, Reskilling and Up-Skilling of undergraduate students. It also functions as a Business Incubation for the partner academic institutions to help reduce unemployment and achieve job creation in the respective regions. It is an initiative to connect industry-based knowledge, skills and competencies to Academic Institutions in Nepal and also function as Career Pathways for the respective college helping students enhance employability outcomes and also build the entrepreneurial mindset to start a venture.
Boston International College (BIC) is receiving incubation support, skills development training, and placement support from Skill Lab. The support in incubation has helped BIC Startups to execute the incubation program at BIC successfully for two cohorts.
Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/SkillLabNepal
Agriculture and Forestry University
Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) is the first technical university of Nepal, established in 2010. The university aims to produce highly skilled human resources required to work on quality research and development in agriculture. The goal of AFU is to raise the socio-economic conditions of rural people through quality teaching, research and extension in agriculture, veterinary, fisheries, forestry and allied disciplines.
Boston International College (BIC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Agriculture and Forestry University – AFU for carrying out programs of common interest in research, teaching, faculty development and joint projects. We strongly believe that our collaboration benefits both institutions as well as the student community. Our collaboration is also aimed at creating, nurturing and advancing the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Chitwan district to fuel startup growth and development.
Learn more at: https://www.afu.edu.np/about-us