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ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT


The Institute has established Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) in 2010 with the objective of inculcating entrepreneurial culture into the minds of the students and nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit among the leaders of the future generation. Ever since the inception, the Cell has been providing platform and mentorship to the students interested in Entrepreneurship and nurtures them to be successful entrepreneurs with a vision to transform the society and promote the culture of encouraging job creators than job seekers. The Cell functions in a spacious building located in the college premises. The Institute had received a grant for Rs 8 lacs for the EDC Scheme from AICTE. Accordingly, project started from March 2011, even though the real operation started from September 2011. The project ended on March 2014. After the successful completion of the EDC project, the Institute took over the functioning of the cell and accordingly a Committee for the Entrepreneurship Development Cell was constituted on November 2014. The Cell had conducted an Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme for Students in association with Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Guwahati, Business Skill Development Programme in association with MSME-DI, Guwahati, three Skill Development Programmes, one day workshop on Bamboo Products in Assam, around 17 Expert Talks by the Entrepreneurs/Resource Persons etc. In the year 2017, GIMT- Guwahati has been empanelled under the Pradhan Mantri YUVA (Pradhan Mantri Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan) Yojana with an aim to create an enabling ecosystem for entrepreneurship development through entrepreneurship education & training, advocacy and easy access to entrepreneurship network. The project also aims to promote development of social enterprises for inclusive growth. The project will be implemented in collaboration with Wadhwani Foundation, a California (USA) based non-profit public benefit corporation for duration of five years. The Cell is manned by Prof. (Dr.) S K Dutta, Principal, GIMT as Chief Coordinator and Mr Rajdeep Deb, Assistant Professor as Coordinator.

 

 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION & TRAINING Under PM YUVA YOJANA

Pradhan Mantri YUVA (Pradhan Mantri Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan) Yojana is the flagship scheme of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) on entrepreneurship education and training, advocacy and easy access to entrepreneurship support network to over 14 lakh youth to initiate maximum start-ups over five years.
GIMT- Guwahati has been empanelled under the Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana with an aim to create an enabling ecosystem for entrepreneurship development through entrepreneurship education & training, advocacy and easy access to entrepreneurship network. The project also aims to promote development of social enterprises for inclusive growth. (Read More)

 

 

 

        EDC – Programmes organized from 2010-11 to 2016-17 (Download)