| A) Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC):
CED has conducted 20 Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps during the current year 2018-19 in the Engineering, Science and Polytechnic Colleges of Tamil Nadu to promote Entrepreneurship/ self employment culture among the educated youth. The final year students of the Engineering, Science and Polytechnic colleges were benefitted. The camp was conducted in the respective colleges for 3 days which included one-day industry visit for a group of around 75 students.
B) Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) :
CED conducted three General Entrepreneurship Development programmes which are sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology Government of India during the current year 2018 – 2019 at Virudhunagar, Theni and Pudukottai Districts. The EDP was conducted for a period of four weeks and the potential entrepreneurs are expected to establish their own entrepreneurship ventures.
C) Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme (WEDP):
CED conducted Three Entrepreneurship Development Programme exclusively for the prospective women entrepreneurs in Ramnad, Kanyakumari and Sivagangai during the current year 2018 – 2019 in association with the locally reputed institutions. CED conducted the above three EDP exclusively for the prospective women entrepreneurs in Ramnad, Kanyakumari and Sivagangai.
D) Technology based Entrepreneurship Development Programme (TEDP):
The Technology based Entrepreneurship Development Programmes sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India under the different sectors / trades / technologies are conducted for a period of 6 to 8 weeks. During the current year, the TEDP was conducted in the following two sectors in three places of Tamil Nadu:
1. TEDP in Computer Hardware Maintenance in Madurai and Ramnad
2. TEDP in Garment Manufacturing in Tiruppur
The trainees of the technology based EDPs were provided hands on training by CED (Tamil Nadu) both at Madurai Campus and in the other two places.
E) Faculty Development Programme (FDP):
Government of India is promoting Entrepreneurship Development Initiatives in the colleges by establishing Entrepreneurship Development Cells (EDC) through grant-in-aid support from AICTE, Department of Science and Technology, etc.
However, such initiatives will require competent trainers to counsel and guide the students on Entrepreneurship / Self employment. CED is conducting a two-week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) in Entrepreneurship taking around 25 – 30 faculty members in each batch. For the current year 2018-19, Three FDPs were conducted in Madurai Campus..
Contact person :
Mr.V.Mohanram, Nodal Officer – DST-NIMAT (94434 54435).