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Gnyanamani educational Institution has taken such marvelous initiative which is enhancing the Indian economy by creating good entrepreneurs and giving them a huge platform to perform and excel higher. Entrepreneurship development cell is established to acknowledge, motivate and to guide the students. It fosters the technocrat; guide them to become an entrepreneur, who will create his significant mark on future. In line with the mission of Make in India we are contributing to make our country proud. To motivate the young aspirations to become entrepreneurs, the facilities, guidance is provided and their ideas are nurtured by connecting them to the business incubation center in our institute. The motto of cell is not to create the entrepreneurs for creating the wealth only but also the reason is to enhance their neighborhood by creating jobs and contributing to the growth of nation.

About Us

The engineers should not become just the employees but, they should become good employer. Keeping this target in mind with the motivation from our source of inspiration of our Chairman Dr. T Arangannal, we have started the Entrepreneurship Development Cell in the institute.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL (EDC) in educational institutions is to develop institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in Science & Technology students and to foster entrepreneurship for generation of wealth and employment. The EDCs are established in our institution, having requisite expertise and infrastructure.

Our mission is to “Nurture Innovation, Creativity, Entrepreneurial Culture and Business Acumen in our campus and Society”.

Objective

The main objective of this programme is to create awareness among Science & Technology students about the various facets of entrepreneurship as to become successful technopreneur / Innovator

Long Term Goals

  • Create Entrepreneurial Eco System in and around the campus

  • Motivate students to become entrepreneur

  • Develop business incubators / startups

  • Facilitate / Create fund to seed ventures

Means to achieving goals

  • Impart entrepreneurial education/skills amongst students through various trainings and exercise

  • Creating Knowledge sharing platform with Expert Mentors

  • Creating market linkages

  • connecting all stakeholders of the entrepreneurial eco system

Our Services

  • To create awareness through guest lectures, seminars, success talk and videos etc.,

  • One to one counseling - Mapping their skill set, Refining their ideas, Analyzing entrepreneurial skills

  • Training - EDP training, Practical Training, Industry Visits, Marketing, Market survey & research, Exhibition and Mock Trading / service

  • Mentoring - Handholding, Marketing Linkages and Networking, Project Planning, Product Identification, Finance Planning and Budgeting

ED CELL ACTION PLAN

Awareness Generation Program: This aimed to create awareness and enthusing the youth to explore and consider entrepreneurship as an option, through various well designed modes and strategies.
Counselling: The act of helping the person to see things more clearly, possibly from a different view-point. This Session is a screening process, ensuring steady stream of potential entrepreneurs filtered based on the basic criteria.
Counselling is conducted on one to one basis
EDP Training: An Intensive and Institutionalized Training to enhance the youth that helps in converting an Idea into a structured business proposition. The selected aspirants from Counselling will be part of the training.
Training happens on monthly basis.
Training: Intensive Training provided to aspirants on various topics like Communication, Personality Development, Personal empowerment, business pitching, business management and technicalities.
It happens by monthly
Visits: This is an ideal opportunity to showcase products and services to a highly targeted audience.
Visits happens on quarterly once.
Exhibitions: Visits to industries bridge the gap between theoretical training and practical learning in a real-life environment.
It happens yearly once.
Meetings: In Meetings the entrepreneurs update their progress status and discuss the challenges.
Meeting happens on month on month.
Mentoring: Mentors are usually an experienced individual who shares knowledge, experience and advice with a less experienced person. Guiding the prospects, selection of aspirants and handhold the entrepreneur.
It happens on each stage.

EDC ACTIVITIES

Academic Year 2018-2019

  1. Organized an Awareness Programme in the title ‘INTRO 2 IMPEX’ from 26.7.18 to 27.7.18. The chief guest for the event is Mr. K Venkatachalam, Prop. K V P Exports

  2. Organized an Orientation Programme in the title ‘IGNITE 2K18’ from23.8.18 to 24.8.18 The chief guests for the event is Mr. S. Haribhaskaran, Financial Consultant and Mr. R Ravishankar, Associate Vice President, K7 Computing Pvt. Ltd

  3. Organized a One Day Training on Import and Export on 22.9.18. The chief guests are Mr. K Aravinthan, Financial Consultant, Mr. S Thangavelu, Web Designer and Mr. K Venkatachalam, Prop. K V P Exports

  4. Organized an Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp in association with Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai sponsored by the NSTEDB, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India from 26.12.18 to 28.12.18. The chief guests are Dr. T. Arangannal, Chairman GEI, Mr. S. Haribhaskaran, MSME Mentor and Mr.K.Jagannathan, Director, Impulse Academy

  5. Launch of Business Idea Contest “BIC 2K19” on 10.1.19. The chief guests are Mr. D.Sivakumar, Deputy Director, District Industries Centre, Namakkal, Mr. N.S.Krishnammaraja, Director V Invent Chemi Lab and Dr. D.Rameshkumar, Chairman, CII Salem

  6. Business Idea Challenge Jury Meet held on 16.3.2019. The Jury members are Mr. S. Haribhaskaran, MSME Mentor, Mr. Alladi Mahadevan, CEO Green Embriyo, Mr. C. Gowrishankar, Consultant, Mr. S. Prakash, Managing Partner, Lakshmi Vilas Hotel, Mr. K.Jagannathan, Chartered Accountant and Mr. J K Suresh, Owner, J K Cars

  7. Business Idea Challenge Award Ceremony “ BIC Awards” held on 4.4.2019. The chief guests are Mr. Rajesh B Lund, Chairman IGBC Coimbatore Chapter, Mr. Bharghav Sundaram, Founder & Chairman, Callidai Motors Pvt. Ltd. And Mr. Mansoor Ali Khan, Founder & Chairman, Makkal Auto Pvt. Ltd.

  8. Organized an Entrepreneurship Training Programme for as piring entrepreneurs from 15.5.2019 to 17.05.2019. the guest speakers are Mr. M.Mutharasu, Lead District Manager, Namakkal, Mr. S.K.Dinesh, Assistant General Manager, NABARD, Mr. S. Haribhaskaran, MSME Mentor, Mr. Alladi Mahadevan, CEO Green Embriyo, Mr. K Venkatachalam, Prop. K V P Exports, Mr. S. Prakash, Managing Partner, Lakshmi Vilas Hotel and Mr. K.Jagannathan, Director, Impulse Academy

Academic Year 2019-2020

  1. Organized an Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp in association with EDII, Ahmedabad sponsored by the NSTEDB, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India from 25.9.19 to 27.9.19. The guest speakers are Mr. BP.Udhayakumar, Chairman CII Salem, Managing Partner BSP Refineries, Mr. S. Haribhaskaran, MSME Mentor, Mr. Alladi Mahadevan, CEO Green Embriyo, Mr. N.Sibitharan,Director, After Tutor Pvt. Ltd. Mr. K.S. GowthamGuhan, CEO Kuppaikkaran, Mr. K.Jagannathan, Director, Impulse Academy, Mr.Nilamani Ganesan and Mr. J.Rajesh, Members Junior Chamber International, Rasipuram Chapter

  2. Organized a workshop in the title “IGNITE 2K19” on 12.10.19. The chief Guest is Mr.R.Sundaram, Founder & CEO, Aerospace Engineers Pvt. Ltd Salem

  3. Exhibition cum demo of Poc’s& Mentorship session on 15.10.2019. The chief Guest is Mr. Mohan S Iyer, General Manager, ChristianiSharpline Technical Training

  4. Organized a seminar in the topic “Virtual Engineering” on 28.1.20. The chief Guests are Mr. K.Viswanathan, Founder & Director Virmodello Technologies Pvt. Ltd Mr. V. Sri Vathsen, CEO Virmodello Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

  5. Organize a training on Industrial Motivational Campaign for youth (Prospective Entrepreneurs) in association with Ramasamy Chinnammal trust, Coimbatore supported by MSME and EDII, Ahmedabad from 11.3.20 to 14.3.20. the guest speakers are Mr. S. Haribhaskaran, MSME Mentor, Mr. Nilamani Ganesan, President, Junior Chamber International, Rasipuram Chapter and Mr. J.Rajesh, Secretary, Junior Chamber International, Rasipuram Chapter and Mr. R Balaji, Trainer (faculty) Indian Bank Self Employment Training Institute, Namakkal

  6. Organize an Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme in association with Ramasamy Chinnammal trust, Coimbatore supported by MSME and EDII, Ahmedabad from 12.3.20 to 16.3.20. the guest speakers are Mr. S. Haribhaskaran, MSME Mentor, Mr. Nilamani Ganesan, President, Junior Chamber International, Rasipuram Chapter and Mr. J.Rajesh, Secretary, Junior Chamber International, Rasipuram Chapter, Mr. R Balaji, Trainer (faculty) Indian Bank Self Employment Training Institute, Namakkal and Mr.Karthick Raja, Manager, HDFC Bank, Thanjavur

Trainings Attended

  1. Attended Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship 18-19 Organized by Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Madurai sponsored by the NSTEDB, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India from 12.11.18 to 24.11.18

  2. Attended MHRD Innovation Ambassador Training Series Organized by MHRD IIC at Krishna College of Engineering, Coimbatore from 6.1.2020 to 7.1.2020

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