Entrepreneur Development Cell (EDC)

The academic institutions play an important role in the economic development of a country as they produce the right type of manpower needed by different sectors of the society. The technical institutions and institutions of higher learning assume greater importance as these produce the technical manpower needed by the industry and R & D institutions. In order to make optimal use of facilities, expertise and know-how available in these institutions for the benefit of the society, it is necessary that appropriate links are established between the institutes of higher learning and the industry.

In order to have better interaction and linkage between Industries and Universities, higher learning institutions, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, formed a board, NSTEDB, in the year 1982 which formulated several mechanisms like STEP (Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Park), EDC (Entrepreneurship Development Cells), TBI (Technology Business Incubators) and these mechanisms to be tried out in technical institutions across the country.

Objectives :

1. To inculcate the entrepreneurial culture into their minds.

2. To conduct

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (EAC)

Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDP)

Faculty Development Programs (FDP)

Skill development programs (SDP)

3. To assist them in starting industries of their own right from

Product Identification (PI)

Market Survey, tools for market research

Preparation of Project Reports

Assist them in getting Technical feasibility Reports

4. Consultancy and research

Date Event Resource Person(s) Coordinator
06-04-2017 Entrepreneurship Development Dr. Nanditha Sethi, Founder, The Entrepreneur Zone, Hyd Karnal B.S.Rao Mr. G.Naresh, Assoc. Prof. Dept. of MBA