Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC)

Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) :

Welcome to the Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) at SMSMP Institute of Technology and Research, Shankarnagar - Akluj, where innovation meets ambition! Our mission is to cultivate a vibrant ecosystem that nurtures budding entrepreneurs and transforms ideas into impactful ventures. Committed to fostering a culture of creativity and collaboration, we provide aspiring innovators with the tools, resources, and mentorship needed to navigate the entrepreneurial journey successfully. Through workshops, seminars, networking events, and startup competitions, we empower students to unleash their entrepreneurial spirit and make a difference in the world. Join us at EDC, where we turn dreams into reality and shape the future of entrepreneurship.

Objectives :

Foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among students by organizing workshops, seminars, and guest lectures on entrepreneurial skills and mindset development.

  • Provide mentorship and guidance to aspiring student entrepreneurs in ideation, business model development and venture creation.
  • Facilitate networking opportunities with industry professionals, investors, and successful entrepreneurs to enhance students' exposure and learning.
  • Support student-led startups through access to resources such as co-working spaces, funding opportunities, and legal advisory services.
  • Organize competitions, hackathons and startup showcases to showcase and promote student entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Collaborate with industry partners to create internship and job opportunities for students interested in entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • Vision:

  • Empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs to drive innovation and create lasting impact in society through transformative ideas and ventures.
  • Mission:

  • Foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among students by providing resources, mentorship, and guidance.
  • Equip students with the skills, knowledge, and networks necessary to turn their ideas into successful ventures.
  • Collaborate with industry partners, alumni, and experts to create opportunities for real-world learning and experience.
  • Promote interdisciplinary collaboration and idea exchange to cultivate diverse and sustainable solutions to societal challenges
  • Inspire and support students in pursuing entrepreneurship as a viable career path, fostering economic growth and prosperity in the region
  • Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) Activity :

    Sr.No. Title Download
    1 EDC Activity 2023-24
    2 EDC Activity 2022-23

    Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) :

    Sr. No. Name of Faculty Department Designation
    1 Dr. Pravin A. Dhawale Mechanical Engineering Chairman
    2 Prof. Yogesh S. Shete Mechanical Engineering Member Secretary
    3 Prof. Laxmi N. Kale Civil Engineering Member
    4 Prof. Indrajit Y. Inamdar Computer Science & Engineering Member
    5 Prof. Suraj S. Shinde Electrical Engineering Member
    6 Prof. Anil J. Kokare Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Member
    7 Prof. Shubham V. Kulkarni Mechanical Engineering Department Coordinator

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