Principals Meet to promote IEDC Concept in KeralaSeptember 27, 2010 at 10:52 am | Posted in General | Leave a comment
To promote the IEDC concept in Kerala NSTEDB, Department of Science and Technology(DST), Govt of India , Technopark TBI and Amal Jyothi College IEDC , Kanjirappally Trivandrum jointly organized a Principal’s meeting for the Science and Technology Colleges at Amal Jyothi College of Engineering Kanjirappally on Sep 2, 2010. Mr. Sujeet Banerjee, Member Secretary, NSTEDB, DST, Govt of India was the Chief Guest for the programme. He introduced the various initiatives of NSTEDB to promote entrepreneurship in academic institutions and the funding support available from DST. Mr. K.C Chandrasekharan Nair, CFO Technopark was also present for the meeting and he mentioned about the role of Technopark TBI in promoting Entrepreneurship throughout the colleges of Kerala and elaborated on how the Engineering Colleges can create a culture of Innovation driven Entrepreneurship. The meeting was organized as part of the Annual day Celebrations of IEDC Amal Jyothi. The first Annual Body Advisory Meeting of Amal Jyothi IEDC was also conducted . There was also an exhibition of innovative prototypes developed by student innovators of the college. Amal Jyothi IEDC is the first and currently the only IEDC that has been sanctioned by NSTEDB to an engineering college in Kerala. The mission of IEDC is to develop an institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in academic institutions to foster innovation and entrepreneurship among the students and faculty.