Team HSM Sweeps Runner Up Spots in DICE AFS Competition

Wednesday, January 05 2022

A team from Dr Hasan Murad School of Management (HSM) at UMT swept the runners up spots in a nationwide agriculture, and food science competition held at MNS University of Agriculture, Multan.

The mega national event – Distinguished, Innovation, Collaboration, and Entrepreneurship Agriculture and Food Science (DICE AFS) Competition – was held from December 27 to 28, 2021 and teams from all leading universities of the country competed for the top prize.

The HSM team participated with a total of six projects in the competition and won the 2nd and 3rd positions by outshining projects from other university teams.

More than 150 projects were presented from various universities across Pakistan in four categories. All projects went through a rigorous evaluation process where sustainability, social impact, and commercialization were assessed by noted experts.

HSM faculty members Mubbasher Munir, Kamran Hameed, Dr Naveed Yazdani, and Dr Noman Arshed assisted the HSM throughout the competition.

The details of the successful business ideas are as follows:

2nd Prize

Title: The Role of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Towards Entrepreneurial Carbon Literacy in Pakistan

Supervisors: Kamran Hameed, Mubbasher Munir, Dr Naveed Yazdani, and Dr Noman Arshed

Students: Khurram Abid and Maria Ubaid khan

3rd Prize

Title: The Role of Islamic Banks in The Promotion and Development of Startup Businesses by Young Entrepreneurs in Pakistan

Supervisors: Dr Muhammad Ayyaz and Mubbasher Munir

Student: Waleed Ali

HSM has dedicated this achievement to Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad (Shaheed) who was a visionary mentor and leader.