Agribot owner Anjum Javed awarded runner-up prize for tackling challenges in modern agriculture with precision robotics

Shell Pakistan Limited illuminated Shell House on Thursday as it concluded the 10th Tameer Awards, a commendation of Pakistan’s brightest young minds in entrepreneurship.

With a staggering 400 applications received for this year’s awards program, 30 finalists were shortlisted across six award categories. Entrepreneurs, like Bushra Ali Khan of Baazyaft, underscored Shell’s role not just as an investor but as a catalyst for invaluable networking beyond the awards. “The connections forged with Shell are crucial for entrepreneurs,” she added.

More About Baazyaft:

Baazyaft, an eco-friendly initiative, empowers marginalized communities by addressing textile waste and providing dignified livelihoods. Partnering with textile units for waste supply, Baazyaft creates home accessories, stationery items, and fashion accessories. Their vision extends globally, spreading a message of sustainable practices.

Runner-up Anjum Javed, owner of Agribot, emphasised the importance of partnering with industry leaders. Shell’s commitment to entrepreneurship positioned it as a vital collaborator for startups.

Baazyaft owner Bushra Ali Khan underscored Shell’s role in empowering entrepreneurs

More About Agribot:

Agribot tackles challenges in modern agriculture with precision robotics. Leveraging technology, AI, and data-driven insights, Agribot addresses critical tasks such as weeding, soil sampling, pest monitoring, and picking fruits and vegetables.

The jury, consisting of diverse professionals, evaluated pitches to determine winners. Algaverse (Circular Economy), Haloplast (Clean Energy Solutions), She-Guard (Empowering Women), Creative 3D PVT. LTD. (Technology Innovation), Inlights (Transport & Mobility), and BendCrete Construction (Bright Idea) emerged victorious.

Runner-ups included Green Black Agri Solutions, Mycohues, Bizb Store, Agribot, Mehran Stairlift, and Ecopul Pakistan.

Comedian Adeel Hashmi hosts the 10th Shell Tameer Awards at Shell House

The event featured a panel of high-profile leaders engaging in insightful discussions on innovation and entrepreneurship. Hosted by comedian Adeel Hashmi, the discussions brought humour to the proceedings.

Waqar Siddiqui, CEO & MD of Shell Pakistan Limited, expressed pride in witnessing the strides made by young talents, offering innovative solutions. He reaffirmed Shell’s commitment to investing in youth through flagship programs like Shell Tameer, envisioning a brighter future for Pakistan.