IEDC

IEDC

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre of MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad aims to bring together the young buds entrepreneurial passions to cover in a common platform. We have adopted a systematic approach to develop first generation entrepreneurs through curriculum, awareness, motivation programmes, business camps and Industry interaction on a regular basis. We bring together aspiring entrepreneurs and support them by providing necessary resources such as seed funding, mentoring, consultancy and networking. Ultimately we make them job providers rather than job seekers.

Objectives:

  • To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information on all aspects of enterprise building to budding S&T entrepreneurs.
  • To create Entrepreneurial culture in the Parent 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 inculcate a culture of innovation driven entrepreneurship through student projects.
  • To catalyse and promote development of S&T knowledge-based enterprises and promote employment opportunities in the innovative areas.
  • To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and micro enterprises.

Functions:

To organise Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Faculty Development Programmes and Skill Development Programmes in the college/institution for the benefit of S&T persons.

 

  • To initiate five innovative student projects each year for new innovative product development.
  • To organize Business Plan Competitions every year.
  • 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 arrange interaction with entrepreneurs and create a mentorship scheme for student entrepreneurs.
  • To facilitate creation of entrepreneur's club in each college to foster culture of entrepreneurship amongst students
  • To act as a Regional Information Centre on business opportunities, processes, technologies, market, etc. by creating and maintaining relevant data bases.
  • IEDCs would also sensitise the management of the institutions regarding the importance of entrepreneurship and integrate their activities with the Host Institutions.

Club Coordinators

Dr. Sainul Abidin K

Dr. Sainul Abidin K

Assistant Professor (On Contract)

Department Physics
Qualifications MSc., MPhil., B.Ed., PhD