An Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP), of 6-8 weeks duration, aims at training the S&T graduates and the diploma holders in the essentials of conceiving, planning, initiating and launching an economic activity or an enterprise successfully.
Two “Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDPs)” in ‘Herbal Extraction/Food Processing /Agri-Business’ for science students and ‘Micro Scale Entrepreneurship Development’ for general students has been organized simultaneously by Malaviya Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship (MCIIE), IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 20th April 2016 to 18th May 2016 at MCIIE, IIT (BHU) Varanasi. This program was supported by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, DST, Govt. of India & Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI), Ahmedabad.
About 40-45 participants in both EDPs have learnt essentials of entrepreneurship survey of the prevalent socio – economic scenario, identification of business opportunities, role and function as well as schemes of assistance offered by various constituents of the support system, preparation of a technically feasible and economically viable project report and also the nuances of management of an enterprise.
The camp was coordinated by Prof. P. K. Mishra, Coordinator-MCIIE, IIT (BHU) Varanasi.