Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP)
An Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP), of 1-8 weeks duration, aims at training the Science and Technology graduates in the essentials of conceiving, planning, initiating and launching an economic activity or an enterprise successfully.
The programme content includes class room training on 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, Achievement Motivation Training and also the nuances of management of an enterprise.
Sessions on technology and finance are also arranged, depending upon the nature of project selected. Special EDPs are being conducted with more emphasis on linkages with Research and Development institutions to take up projects based on indigenous technologies and services, in the area of high technology, such as leather, plastics, bio-medical equipment, high speed data communication and other emerging areas of technology.