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Entrepreneurship Development Cell

The Development of Science & Technology, Government of India has established a Entrepreneurship Development Cell at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH), Hyderabad in December, 2002. The Cell is managed by a Co-ordinator and assisted by a Project Officer and a Research Associate and other office staff. The Cell is presently located in J.N.T.U.H. College of Engineering, Hyderabad.
Objectives of EDC
To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information to budding student 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
bullet 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 Organisations.
bullet To catalyse and promote development of S&T based Enterprises and promote employment opportunities
bb To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and Micro Enterprises.
Functions of EDC
To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes in the region for the benefit of S&T 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.
bullet To conduct research work and survey for identifying entrepreneurial opportunities (particularly in S&T areas and Service sector).
bullet 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
bb To organize guest lectures, TV & Radio talks, Seminars, etc. for promotion and growth of S& T based entrepreneurship.
bb To arrange visits to industries for prospective entrepreneurs
bb To extend necessary guidance and escort services to the trainees in obtaining approval and execution of their projects.
bb To act as a Regional Information Centre on business opportunities, processes, technologies, market, etc. by creating and maintaining relevant databases.
bb 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.
bb To render advice to sick enterprises and assist the entrepreneurs in rehabilitating them.
bullet To conduct skill development training programmes leading to self/wage employment.
Contact Us
Co-ordinator, Entrepreneurship Development Cell
Mechanical Engineering Block
JNTH Kukatpally,Hyderabad,
PIN : 500085
Tel/ Fax : +91-40-2305 2650 (Direct); Phone:23158661 Ext: 4560
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