Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Entrepreneurship Development Cell, the abbreviation of which is EDC, has been established by Vivekanandha College of Engg for Women, Elayampalayam, Tiruchengode - TK

The objective of promoting entrepreneurship among the youth is to nurture a passion for self-employment. This will open gates for creation of new knowledge-based innovative hi-tech ventures, industries and new breed of technopreneurs and more avenues of employment opportunities thus turning job seekers into job creators and in the process, leading the nation towards industrial excellence and self-reliance. The Entrepreneurship Development Cell of this college aims towards achieving the above.

The education system should highlight the importance of entrepreneurship and prepare the students right from school and college education to get oriented towards setting up of enterprises which will provide them creativity, freedom and ability to generate wealth. --- Dr. APJ.Abdul Kalam, Former President of India.

The Broad Objectives of EDC Are

  • To create awareness on entrepreneurship among the students.
  • To inculcate entrepreneurial spirit and culture among the Science and Engineering graduates and post graduates.
  • To conduct programs in Entrepreneurship enabling skills.
  • To identify and motivate budding entrepreneurs.
  • To create a database on industrial information to facilitate entrepreneurs by providing information on entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • To assist entrepreneurs in sourcing finance, identifying market, preparation of business plan and product development.
  • To guide the prospective entrepreneurs in knowledge based ventures.
  • To help entrepreneurs to acquire necessary skills to run the industry effectively.
  • To bridge the gap between Industries and Institutions by carrying out the research activities for the industries.
  • To conduct skill industrial development training programs with updated technologies.
  • To provide need-based consultancy services to industries.