Entrepreneurship Development Cell

ABOUT THE SOCIETY:

Entrepreneurship Development Cell, IIEST Shibpur (EDC IIESTS) was set up in the year 2009 under the AICTE initiative and is working under the guidance of the Department of Human Resources Management, IIEST Shibpur in coordination with NRDC-IIEST IFC, TCGTBI and now with IIC IIESTS. With the sole aim of enhancing the standard of innovations around the region of IIEST Shibpur, Entrepreneurship Development Cell focuses on fostering the corporate culture onto the pool of IIEST students through several external activities like raising the awareness on the field of Medium, Small and Medium Enterprises with the involvement of the students from IIEST & Non-IIEST and faculty under a single pool of working community.

MANAGERIAL POST:

NAME OF PROFESSOR-IN-CHARGE (PIC): Prof. Manas Kumar Sanyal, Head of the Human Resources Management Department.
NAME OF SECRETARY: Alan Das M., 4th year, Under-Graduate, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics.
NAME OF TREASURER: Koteswar Doddi, 3rd year, Under-Graduate, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
ESTIMATED NUMBER OF STUDENTS ACTIVE IN SOCIETY / CLUB ACTIVITIES: 80
ESTIMATED NUMBER OF STUDENT PARTICIPATION THROUGHOUT THE YEAR (IN DAILY ACTIVITIES, EVENTS): 1500

EVENT LIST UNDER THE SOCIETY FOR THE YEAR 2019-20:

1. E-Woke’19- Freshers’ Orientation Programme cum Workshop introducing them to Entrepreneurship conducted by IIC and EDC IIESTS is the organizing partner.
2. Scintillations 2020-The E-Summit of IIEST Shibpur consisting of a number of competitions, workshops, panel discussions, keynote addresses and expo across various fields is jointly organized by EDC IIESTS and IIC.

EVENT WISE WINNERS LIST NAME:

Scintillations 2020 Events:
1. B-Plan competition-
1.1. NoteIt (IIEST)
1.2. Urban Aquaponics Firm (Army Institute of Technology)
1.3. Techtrix (NSIT)
2. Best manager-
2.1. Vidwita Srivastav
2.2. Nilesh Majumdar
2.3. Abhinav Ramkumar
3. Uthal Puthal-
3.1. Academic Category- Mrinmoy Deka
3.2. Infrastructure Category- Soumya Ranjan Jena
3.3. Special Mention- 242647_VAS
4. Biz Quiz-
4.1. Siddharth Rout and Amit Kumar Jha
4.2. No Brainers
4.3. A team has no Name

FLAGSHIP EVENT:

Scintillations 2020 – The second edition of the E-Summit of IIEST Shibpur and the flagship event of E-Cell, IIEST Shibpur (EDC IIESTS), was organized on February – 14th, 15th & 16th with the theme of ‘Sustainable Economy – tackling problems, in the entrepreneurial way’. And as the tagline of the event as ‘Inception of Infinite Inspo’, the event facilitated or provided the young aspiring entrepreneurs with a common meeting place with the industry leaders. The most imperative concern of organizing the Scintillations 2020 was to experience the unexperienced or unheard skills from the industry leaders or through amalgamation of the academic community, venture capitalists, senior level managers and so on. This event has focused more on the discussions of Startups & employment, AI Revolution, Modern media & Internet, Green Technology, Higher Education, and Happiness Index.

LAURELS OF THE STUDENTS OVER THE YEAR TO BE RECOGNIZED:

1. Abhishek Sharma, 4th year of B-Arch, received a patent on the model of movable workspaces.
2. Hrithik Raj and Amritanshu Prasad- Reached the Nationals of Idea Competition organized by MHRD Innovation Cell (MIC) with their startup idea of I-Stove.

FINANCIAL EXPENDITURE REPORT OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL FOR 2019-2020:

Scintillations 2020 Expenditure Report:

Heads Amount (in Rs.)
Prize Money 104,000
Pandal 243,080
Light and Sound 135,464
Kit, Mementos & Stationery 58,420
Food 2760
Hotels 33,993
Cab for Guest 18,776
Flight 166,609
Honorarium 17,500
Travel Allowances + Organisational Expenses 10,000

PLANNED ACTIVITIES OF THE SOCIETY FOR FUTURE:

e-Woke’20, Webinar on Digital Well Being, B-Link in association with EDC organize many sessions on various Academic topics.

POINT OF DIFFERENCE IN PERFORMANCE:

We, the members of the EDC IIESTS, always work in an elbow room with a passion for bringing out a huge impact on society by raising the windows in the field of entrepreneurship with the help of expertised alumni, industry leaders, and so on. Besides the work culture, we also celebrate the strong physical and mental bonding between the members of EDC IIESTS through several friendly interactions.

GUIDANCE FOR THE JUNIOR YEARS:

Usually, at the elbow room of EDC IIESTS, the members of EDC IIESTS discuss various topics ranging from politics to innovations. But the most fascinating hour of response in the daily discussions is on reaching out to the juniors, because we at the place establish or organize sessions with the focus on teaching the juniors in order to transform them into future leaders.