Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC)

About EDP Cell

Entrepreneurship is a key driver of our economy. Wealth and a high majority of jobs are created by small businesses started by entrepreneurially minded individuals, many of whom go on to create big businesses. Entrepreneurs are frequently thought of as national assets to be cultivated, motivated and remunerated to the greatest possible extent. Entrepreneurship Development cell is the means to nurture entrepreneurship culture in academic institutions to foster growth of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the faculty & students.

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Vision & Objectives

Vision of EDP Cell :

To be a well recognized centre of excellence for entrepreneurial development programs for both economic and social rewards through quality learning which will be a value addition to society at large.

Objectives: 1. To promote specialized knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship development and create an entrepreneurial culture in the institution. 2. To conduct entrepreneurship Awareness camps and skill development programmes to the students and relevant communities. 3. To provide an interaction with successful entrepreneurs in different fields of industry. 4. To provide exposure to various aspects of entrepreneurship with the help of both in house and guest facilities. 5. To assist the students in the process of setting up an enterprise through the activities of project identification, market research, project reports and feasibility reports and acting as bridge between financial institutions and students. 6. To form liaison with various external organizations and agencies supporting entrepreneurship such as Financial institutions and Banks

Benefits to the students

1. Entrepreneurship culture raises the concern of students for self employment and reduce the anxiety and stress for their utilization after the completion of studies. 2. EDC cell provides an opportunity to translate the innovative ideas of the students to functional business setups. 3. It acts as a networking platform for the students to interact with the successful entrepreneurs and to get professional mentorship from the experienced and successful entrepreneurs. 4. Provides the students with an opportunity to develop socially and economically through setting up their own enterprise. 5. Provides access to research publications on Entrepreneurial development and studies. 6. Inculcates entrepreneurial values among students in order to develop knowledgeable and technological entrepreneurs.

Team Members

Coordinator

Mrs. V.Vishnu Vandana, MBA (Ph.D) has an experience of over 14 years including teaching and industry. She has attended various training programmes and conferences on entrepreneurship including 15 day FDP on Entrepreneurship Development by Osmania University. Several Guest lectures and Awareness programmes on Entrepreneurship were organized in the campus for creating entrepreneurial culture in the students and the faculty members. She has received a UGC grant of 1.3 lakhs for Minor research Project and also has published several papers in National and International Conferences.

Team Members CSE: Mr. B. Ravinder Reddy ECE: Mr. Kumar Neeraj Civil: Mr. Hajrath Chemical : Mrs. Mukundavani Mech: Mr.M. Ramu EEE: Mr. Chandra Sekhar IT: Mrs. Naga Lakshmi MBA: Mrs. V.Vishnu Vandana Pharmacy: Mr. Akif Ul Haque / Mrs. Rajani

Activities organized

Regular Guest lectures and Industry interactions are conducted by the EDP cell to the registered and interested students.

S.No Event Name Date
1 Guest Lecture by Mr. Rohan Holt, Metrix Software, Australia 17/1/2017
2 Five tasks of Entrepreneur An Entrepreneurial Game 6/1/2017
3 Logo Design Competition 24/12/2016
4 NEN WF 101 Entrepreneurship Educator Programme 15-17th December 2016
5 Guest Lecture on Emerging career opportunities for Engineering Students 9/12/2016
6 Annual Student General Body Meeting 19/12/2016
7 Decorative Flower Making Workshop by DAKSHAT Campus Company of AGI 30/10/2016
8 E Leader Workshop 5th &6th October 2016

Activities planned

1. To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps and Seminars to the students to create awareness about the phases of setting up an enterprise and to provide knowledge on the institutions helping them in setting up an enterprise. 2. To organize skill development training programmes for unemployed youth and to enhance women empowerment. 3. To create a platform for industry –institution interaction through regular lectures and workshops by successful entrepreneurs 4. To train the faculty members in the field of entrepreneurship to provide consultancy for prospective entrepreneurs. 5. To conduct competitions such business plan competitions, innovative ideas etc to students to encourage entrepreneurship culture.