It seems like everywhere you look, there’s a new business plan competition going on. While not many businesses sprout up immediately, they do sprout up new idea’s which would make it more likely for the idea owners to pursue a little later down the road.
This latest competition is being held under the auspices of Ministry of Youth Affairs, in collaboration with islamabad Chamber of Commerce and industry.
To be eligible, you need to be between 15-29 years of age and a citizen of Pakistan either individually or as a team. It has to be original and ensure there are no IP violations by submitting an affidavit to this effect.
Prize money for top 10 proposals are Rs. 50,000 each alongwith a certificate.
Deadline is 29-08-2008 and guidelines can be downloaded from www.moya.gov.pk. You can submit your proposal electronically at email@example.com and submit 5 hard copies and a CD physically to the ministry. Contact person is Ms. Rabia Muzaffar, Research Officer, Ministry of Youth Affairs at 051-9213106.