Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) The PHD Chamber of Commerce on Thursday launched its Uttar Pradesh chapter for young business leaders in the state capital and inducted city entrepreneur Gaurav Prakash as its chairperson.

At an event here, officials said the forum would provide a platform to young and budding minds to put together their thoughts and bring about the much desired change in the state.

"The mission of the forum is to foster and engage young business leaders to develop leadership qualities based on creativity, values and humanistic approach," Prakash told IANS.

Uttar Pradesh Skills Development Minister Abhishek Mishra said there was no age as such to bring forth the hidden leadership qualities inside oneself and pointed out that the very people who answer the call of duty to the best of their ability are the best examples of leadership.