Rewaj Chettri, from Turuk, South Sikkim wins the prestigious ‘The Entrepreneur 3,’ a business competition at Young Leaders Connect 5 which was held on 28th and 29th October at State Banquet Hall, Itanagar. Rewaj won the competition for his business startup plan the ‘Northeast Taxi’. He was amongst the top 10 finalists who was the entrepreneurs from the different part of the North East India.
The event was organized by YouthNet and Youth Leaders Connect in partnership with JUPITER and YouthNet Centre of Excellence and Entrepreneurship. The event was attended by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Member of Parliament and Technology Entrepreneur; Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State (Home Affairs); Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh; Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge); Bhaichung Bhutia, Former Captain, Indian Footballer team; Conrad Sangma, Member of Parliament, Meghalaya and Mmhonlumo Kikon, Parliamentary Secretary, Nagaland.
Rewaj was handed over the victory amount of rupees five lakhs along with a certificate.
Rewaj is the founder of the recently launched a native music app ‘CISUM’ of Sikkim. He has more than 30 startups in Sikkim and Northeast to his credit. He is 22 years old and the youngest son of Lt. Taraman Chettri and Dilu Chettri. He has completed his B.Sc in Forestry from the North-eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Arunachal Pradesh and his basic schooling from Rockvale Academy, Kalimpong and senior secondary from Sadam Senior Secondary School, Sadam.