Entrepreneurship Development Cell Inaugurated at Matha College of Technology, North Paravur

An Entrepreneurship Development Cell has been formally inauguratedat Matha College of Technology, North Paravur on 29th September, 2008in the College Auditorium with the support of Technopark.

The EDC wasinaugurated by Mr.Sathish Dutt, CEO, EcommIT Labs,Infopark bylighting the lamp. The inaugural function was presided over by Dr. N Premachandran,Principal, Matha College of Technology.Shri. G.Vijayakrishnan, Rtd Deputy Director, Industries Department , Mr.V.S.Sukumaran, Faculty-EDII, Mr.Sanal Kumar, Manager of thecollege, Sreejith S, Technical officer,Technopark TBI and Adv.K.S. Hariharan attended the inaugural ceremony ,addressed thegathering and enlightened them with entrepreneurial thoughts.

Inaugurating the EDC Mr.Sathish Dutt stressed the importance ofpromoting entrepreneurship culture among youngsters. ‘If you have that passionor burning desire to become an entrepreneur, then you should be willing to takerisks. If you are willing, you will get the option to choose the less travelledpath of entrepreneurship’. The Entrepreneurship Development Cell shall serve toignite your minds with the passion of entrepreneurship and provide an opportunityto turn the technological innovations into reality. So take it as a challengeand let the world know your potentials.’ he said in his inspiring speech.

EntrepreneurshipDevelopment Cells (EDC) aims to support andpromote innovative ideas from campuses. EDC Schemes are initiated by Departmentof Science of Technology, Govt of Inida.Its objective is to develop aninstitutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in Science &Technology (S&T) academic institutions and to foster techno­entrepreneurshipfor the generation of wealth and employment. Technopark Technology Business Incubator(T-TBI) has taken this initiative of the Govt of India to the TopE ngineering Colleges in Kerala in order to exploit and effectively convert the skills and expertise within the institute to create entrepreneurial ventures.

TBI shall be extending all sorts of support to theEngineering College for co-ordinating the effective conduct of theEntrepreneurship Development Activities thus maintaining the status of aRegional TBI in the State.