New Delhi, Nov. 8 -- "What is the minimum capital required to set up a small business," Deepika Baswal, a class 10 student, asked a local entrepreneur who visited her classroom on Thursday. "I need to know because I want to set up a tuition centre after I take my board exams."

Shashank Srivastava, an entrepreneur whose six-year-old company provides skill-based training to children, replied, "If you want to start a coaching institute for students, you could spend just Rs 500 and get flyers printed or urge your friends to spread the word about it. The important thing is to plan."

Baswal, who studies in a government school in east Delhi, was among the 50 students who participated in a "live entrepreneur interaction" in Sarvodaya Kanya Vidy...