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Entrepreneurship Development (ED) Cell

About ED Cell

India culturally has had a rich tradition of fostering entrepreneurship. Globalization of business and tremendous potential for growth in service sector has opened up a new vista of opportunities for young technocrats, who are looking for opportunities to exploit their full potential by setting up their own ventures. PES Modern College of Engineering understands the importance of Entrepreneurship Development to boost and promote the culture of Creating Jobs versus Doing Jobs. The ED Cell was established at PES Modern College of Engineering in the year 2014 to encourage students to consider self employment as a career option. It is an initiative of the young minds at this institution for development and mentoring of skills in individuals who are passionate to pursue their ambition in setting up their own venture. The Cell organizes different activities and events to train and motivate the students on entrepreneurship.

Vision:

To create an environment that fosters entrepreneurial spirit in students.

Mission:

  • To facilitate opportunities for interactions with aspiring and well-established entrepreneurs
  • To provide a platform for cultivating entrepreneurial skills among students

Objectives:

  • To organize interactive sessions with successful entrepreneurs.
  • To increase awareness among students about schemes and policies existing to promote new ventures.
  • To organize events that helps to infuse the entrepreneurial spirit among the students.
  • To orient faculty members on the need and importance of entrepreneurial spirit among the students in the campus.
  • To engage students in Think, Design, Build and Test their Projects; and convert them to products.
  • To facilitate to students to incubate their start-ups.

Key Activities:

  • Our ED Cell has also successfully completed ED Cell Development Program under mentorship of IIT, Kharagpur.
  • Right from establishment, ED Cell has encouraged students to come up with their own innovative ideas, develop it further and present through our flagship event PRO-START. Recently a Incubation centre has been established at the campus “PRO-START at MCOE”.
  • Students are also participating in large number in activities of BHAU, Incubation Centre at College of Engineering, Pune.
  • In the year 2018, ED Cell has been actively coordinating Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) and Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan (UBA 2.0), flagship events of MHRD, Government of India.

Certificate from IIT Kharagpur:



ED Cell Activities in Focus:

  • PRO-START
  • Vivharghan
  • Participation in I2I with BHAU
  • Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan (UBA) 2.0
  • Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC)

About PRO-START:

Pro-Start is a merger of project and a start-up. Pro-Start aims to promote and upraise ideas of students (budding Engineers) towards their start-ups.

About Vicharghan: Lecture Series on Life Skill Management

In Vicharghan Profound speakers and experts in different areas of concern like; Economics, Finance, GST, Demonetization, Team work, Information Technology are being talked about. Few of our guests were-

  • Dr. Anil Awchat- “Our dreams and us”
  • Mr. Girish Kuber- “technology, economic science and engineering students”
  • Mr. Achyut Godbole- “Info tech (From Past to future)”
  • Dr. Anil Awchat, Mr. Girish Kuber, Mr. Achyut Godbole, Mr. Ajit Abhyankar, Mr. Uttam Kamble, Mr. Abay Tilak, Mr.Sachin Kanitkar, Mr. Vivek Ghalsasi.

  • About I2I:

    Ignited Innovators of India (i2i), a social entrepreneurship initiative by BHAU (Incubation Centre at COEP) for students of Maharashtra is aimed at providing a platform to students to exercise leadership in social entrepreneurship and technological innovation.

    About UBA 2.0:

    Unnat Bharat Abhiyaan (UBA), a flagship programme of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Government of India, is an opportunity to enable faculty and students of higher educational institutions to work with the people of rural India in identifying development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for accelerating sustainable growth. Our institute has been selected as a Participating Institution (PI) under UBA 2.0(2018-19).

    About IIC:

    Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are informative years. MIC has encouraged creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses. Our Institute has been selected for establishing Institution Innovation Council (IIC) (2018) at our premises as per the norms and directions of Innovation Cell, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.