Monday, 26 November 2018
Technology Based Entrepreneurship Development Programme concluded
Technology-Based Entrepreneurship Development Programme (TEDP 2018) jointly by CEDI, EDII and DST-NIMAT Concluded
The six-week Technology-based Entrepreneurship Development Program for aspiring entrepreneurs organized by Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Incubation (CEDI), National Institute of Technology,
Tiruchirappalli sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI)under DST NIMAT Project 2018-19, concluded on 24th November 2018. 20 participants between the age group of 22 to 45 years actively
participated in TEDP, which was so as to enable them to start there venture. During the training programme the candidates got an opportunity to choose a varied range of activities. The training programme was modelled for manufacturing and services sectors so as to enable the aspirants to choose from a range of entrepreneurial
activities viable in their respective areas.
Director NITT, Dr.Mini Shaji Thomas, while interacting with each participant, encouraged them to utilize the facilities in our institute and wish them success in their business ventures. She emphasized the need for encouraging entrepreneurial skills and motivated the participants to become entrepreneurs in this district
and create jobs rather than seeking.
The TEDPs are generally aimed at providing lessons on Motivational Inputs Managerial Inputs, performance improvement as well as business cum sector specific Technology development training to the participants. Sharing their experiences at the valediction ceremony, the trained aspirants said that the TEDP has given them a great deal of confidence to start their entrepreneurial journey.
One of the Participant Prof. Sakthivel has developed 2D Solar cell and the training program had made me think further for project commercialization. Another participant Ms.Gajalakshmi and Mr Karthik are working on the Herbal Napkin manufacturing. They said that the training program made us think on upgrading us for enhancing
technology development towards manufacturing on par with state of art technologies.