Functions of the ED Cell:

  • To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes in the region for the benefit of Science and Technology persons
  • 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
  • To conduct research work and survey for identifying entrepreneurial opportunities (particularly in Science and Technology areas and Service sector)
  • 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
  • To organize guest lectures, TV & Radio talks, Seminars, etc. for promotion and growth of Science and Technology based entrepreneurship
  • To arrange visits to industries for prospective entrepreneurs
  • To extend necessary guidance and escort services to the trainees in obtaining approval and execution of their projects
  • To act as a Regional Information Centre on business opportunities, processes, technologies, market, etc. by creating and maintaining relevant databases
  • 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.
  • To render advice to sick enterprises and assist the entrepreneurs in rehabilitating them
  • To conduct skill development training programmes leading to self/wage employment.