Achiever's Success Story
On being the CEO at a very tender age of 23, Mr. Shaik Mohammed Tajdar Ali Taj aims to produce sustainable start-ups that can bring about socio-economic change in the society
“An entrepreneur is a person who is quick to meet a need for acquisition in inventive and creative endeavors”, says Mr. Shaik Mohammed Tajdar Ali Taj, a young and ambitious individual. He is one among the few who not only thinks outside the box but also plans and executes it. This innovative mentality and imaginative actions sparked his curiosity about entrepreneurship. At a very tender age of 21, he received the National Youth Worker Award from the Ministry of National Policy and Economic Affairs, Government of Sri Lanka in partnership with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
He has been working on his innovations and startups. Through research, innovation and startups in the construction field, urban development and energy sectors, his objective is to deliver seamless solutions for the construction industry. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lords Institute of Engineering and Technology at the age of 23. He accepted the post as a challenge because he wanted to make a positive impact on the lives of today’s youth and contribute to the country’s development and growth by promoting an entrepreneurial mindset. He has also been mentoring a few start-ups, which is nothing short of a victory. He is known for his outgoing personality, which sets him apart from the crowd
Mr. Shaik Mohammed Tajdar Ali taj further aims to produce sustainable start-ups that can leverage innovation and technology from lab-to-market for the socio-economic change in society. They continuously motivate the student community to consider entrepreneurship as a career option and encourage an entrepreneurial ecosystem among the students of Lords Group and other institutions around the region.
The Institute collectively aims to provide education and access to knowledge, mentoring, networking, financing, and facility-based services to start-ups.