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EDE Cell

Entrepreneurship Development Cell

About EDE Cell

Entrepreneurship is increasingly recognized as an important driver of economic growth of a country. Even Govt. of India has recognized the importance of entrepreneurship and has introduced programs like "Make in India" & "Start-up India". The aim of Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) at RK College of Engineering and technology, is to develop and strengthen entrepreneurial qualities in the budding professionals who are interested in starting their own ventures. The College provides infrastructure and technical support to the students having innovative ideas to transform into new products and services for the betterment of the society. The EDC also assists all the aspirants with mentoring, planning and execution of their start up idea into a real business. The EDC has maintained a pool of Sponsors like banks, national entrepreneurship training agencies and suppliers, who are willing to aid budding entrepreneurs. Hence an Entrepreneurship Development Cell was constituted in the college with a dedicated team of actively working faculty who has an industry exposure along with some student representatives. Aspiring engineer entrepreneurs are groomed with the necessary inputs on how to be a successful entrepreneur through workshops and seminars by eminent people from the industry. At RKCE, we encourage the students to consider self-employment as a career option, providing necessary training in Entrepreneurship skills through standardized courses. The cell also organizes different activities and events from time to time to train and motivate the students on entrepreneurship. AIM Our aim is to aid the growth of our society by enabling entrepreneurs with integrity & sustainability and encourage individual ability and creativity. FOCUS RKCE is focusing to be the leader in enabling & facilitating entrepreneurs, support the sparks of budding entrepreneurs and manifesting the spirit and energy of young students from ideation to start-up to establishment and scaling up with integrity and sustainability through constant guidance & mentoring through various programs and schemes. OBJECTIVES 1.To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information to budding student entrepreneurs. 2.To create Entrepreneurial culture in the Parent Institution including programs related to women and weaker sections of the society 3.To foster better linkages between the Parent Institution, Industries and R&D institutions in the region and other related organizations engaged in promoting Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) including NGOs and other Voluntary Organizations. 4.To catalyze and promote development of S&T based Enterprises and promote employment opportunities FUNCTIONS 1.To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programs and Faculty Development Programs in the region for the benefit of S&T persons. 2.To develop and introduce curriculum on Entrepreneurship Development at various levels including degree/diploma courses of the parent institution and other institutes in the region. 3.To conduct research work and survey for identifying entrepreneurial opportunities (particularly in S&T areas and Service sector). 4.To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support systems and information on various technologies 5.To organize guest lectures, TV & Radio talks, Seminars, etc. for promotion and growth of S& T based entrepreneurship. 6.To arrange visits to industries for prospective entrepreneurs 7.To extend necessary guidance and escort services to the trainees in obtaining approval and execution of their projects. 8.To act as a Regional Information Centre on business opportunities, processes, technologies, market, etc. by creating and maintaining relevant databases. 9.To provide testing, calibration, quality assurance, design, tool room, pilot plant and other facilities for Entrepreneurs besides expertise in Intellectual Property rights, Patents search, etc. 10.To render advice to sick enterprises and assist the entrepreneurs in rehabilitating them. 11.To conduct skill development training programs leading to self/wage employment

Innovation & Startup Policy

Entrepreneurs List

Top 10 Entrepreneurs

EDC Events

Start-Up India

Start-Up Resources

Registration of Start-Up

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