Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) was established in the year 2012 with the funding from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The cell offers and organizes various kinds of training programme for the benefit of students as well as faculty with an aim to develop students to become an entrepreneur and to bring an entrepreneurial culture to the faculty.

AICTE’S sanction order No. 05/AICTE/RIFD/EDC/POLICY-2/01/2012-13 dated 05-02-2013

Total grant-in-aid sanctioned = Rs.5,00,000/-

Collaborators : MSME Development Institute, Chennai, TIIC, Karaikudi, District Industries Centre, Sivaganga District, NABARD, Sivaganga District and Alagappa Polytechnic College, Karaikudi.

2012-13

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No. of participants

1

Concession and support available under MSME sector

25-09-2012

Er.T.Mayathevar,

General Manager, DIC, Sivagangai.

Final Year B.E. students

50

2

Unemployed youth  employment generation programme (UYEGP Scheme)

04-10-2012

Shri.V.Rajaraman, District Collector,

Sivaganga Dist.

Unemployed youths of Sivaganga District

250

3

Lecture on “You can win”

09-10-2012

Mr.J.Senthil Ananda Prakash, Proprietor, M/s Prakash Motors, Sivakasi.

(Successful Alumnus Entrepreneur)

Final Year B.E. students

52

4

FDP on Entrepreneurship

From 18-02-2013 to 03-03-2013

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai.

Faculty members of Engineering and Polytechnic colleges

41

5

NEEDS awareness Seminar

22-03-2013

Shri.V.Rajaraman, District Collector,

Sivaganga Dist.

Unemployed youths of Sivaganga District and Final year B.E. students

156

 

2013-14

 

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No. of participants

1

Unemployed youth  employment generation programme (UYEGP Scheme)

27-09-2013

Shri.V.Rajaraman, District Collector,

Sivaganga Dist.

Unemployed youths of Sivaganga District, Final Year B.E. students

312

2

FDP on Entrepreneurship

From 10-02-2014 to 23-02-2014

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai.

Faculty members of Engineering and Polytechnic colleges

30

 

2014-15

 

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No. of participants

1

Workshop on Financial schemes of TIIC

27-08-2014

Tamilnadu Industrial Investments Corporation, Karaikudi.

Final Year B.E. students

28

2

FDP in Entrepreneurship

From 10-11-2014 to 23-11-2014

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai.

Faculty members of Engineering and Polytechnic colleges

30

3

Workshop on Employment opportunities to Unemployed youths

04-12-2014

District Industries Centre, Sivagangai

Unemployed youths of Sivaganga district

250

4

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp

19-02-2015 to 21-02-2015

Resource pesons from DIC, Sivagangai, NABARD, Sivagangai, TIIIC, Karaikudi, Entrepreneur, Kalayarkoil, field visit.

Final year diploma students of Alagappa Polytechnic college, Karaikudi.

76

 

 

2015-‘16

 

 

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Duration

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No. of participants

1.

Faculty development Programme in Entrepreneurship

01-06-2015 to 14-06-2015

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai.

Faculty members of Engineering and Polytechnic colleges

28

2

Faculty development Programme in Entrepreneurship

08-02-2016 to 21-02-2016

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai.

Faculty members of Engineering and Polytechnic colleges

39

 

2016-‘17

 

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No. of participants

1.

Faculty development Programme in Start-up India and Stand-up India

19-09-2016 to 02-10-2016

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai.

Faculty members of Engineering and Polytechnic colleges

35

2.

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp

27-03-2017 to 29-03-2017

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai.

Final year B.E. students

76

 

 

Through the consistent effort of our EDC, an incubator namely “Fly ash brick making unit” has been commissioned in our college campus with the support from the Civil Engineering department. Another incubator (Visai) on ‘Effi-cycle’ is being established by EDC in association with EEE and Mechanical Engg. Departments.