Objectives

  • To inculcate a culture of innovation driven entrepreneurship through student projects.
  • To promote employment opportunities in the pioneering areas.
  • To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level.
  • To guide and assist future entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support system, information on technologies, etc.
  • To arrange interaction with entrepreneurs and create a mentorship scheme for student entrepreneurs.
  • To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information to budding student entrepreneurs.
  • To foster better linkages between the Parent Institution, Industries and R&D institutions in the region and other related organizations engaged in promoting Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) including NGOs and other Voluntary Organisations.
  • To develop and introduce curriculum on Entrepreneurship Development at various levels including degree/diploma courses of the parent institution and other institutes in the region.
  • To conduct research work and survey for identifying entrepreneurial opportunities (particularly in S&T areas and Service sector).
  • To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support systems and information on various technologies.
  • To organize guest lectures, TV & Radio talks, Seminars, etc. for promotion and growth of S&T based entrepreneurship.
  • To arrange visits to industries for prospective entrepreneurs.
  • To extend necessary guidance and escort services to the trainees in obtaining approval and execution of their projects.
  • To act as a Regional Information Centre on business opportunities, processes, technologies, market, etc. by creating and maintaining relevant databases.
  • To provide testing, calibration, quality assurance, design, tool room, pilot plant and other facilities for Entrepreneurs besides expertise in Intellectual Property rights, Patents search, etc.
  • To render advice to sick enterprises and assist the entrepreneurs in rehabilitating them.
  • To conduct skill development training programmes leading to self/wage employment.