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About ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL

Entrepreneurship Development Cell was established at R.V.College of Engineering, Mysore Road, Bangalore -560 059 in April 2007 under the sponsorship of NSTEDB Division, Dept. of Science and Technology, Government of India for promoting Entrepreneurship awareness among Engineering & Technology students, Science & Technology students, Diploma Students and Management students and to make them to choose Entrepreneurship as one of their Career option.

Entrepreneurship Development Cell at RVCE will strive hard to promote technology application and become a resource base in identifying emerging and innovative Entrepreneurial opportunities.

 

Vision of EDC :

To be a well-recognized center of excellence for entrepreneurship development based in an institution of quality learning.

Mission of EDC :

“To develop institutional mechanisms and processes to create an entrepreneurial culture to develop technocrat entrepreneurs for generation of wealth and employment "

 

Objectives of the EDC :

  • To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information to budding entrepreneurs.

  • To create Entrepreneurial culture among students of the Institution and other institutions in the region and to promote the objectives of NSTEDB, including programmes related to women and weaker sections of the society.

  • To act as a better linkage between the College, Industries and R&D institutions in the region and other related organisations engaged in promoting Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) including NGOs and other Voluntary Organisation.

  • To catalyse and promote development of S&T based enterprises and promote employment opportunities.

  • To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and micro enterprises.

Functions of Entrepreneurship Development Cell :

  • To organise Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes in the region for the benefit of engineering students, Polytechnics and S&T persons.

  • To develop and introduce curriculum on Entrepreneurship Development at various levels of Under Graduate courses of Engineering in the College.

  • To conduct research work and survey for identifying entrepreneurial opportunities in engineering colleges, polytechnics and other S&T colleges (particularly in S&T 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 system, information on technologies, etc.

  • To organise guest lectures, TV & Radio talks, Seminars, etc. for promotion and growth of S&T 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