ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL
EDC is a non-profit organization of NIT Kurukshetra which aims at nurturing the entrepreneurship spirit of young graduates, faculty and other stakeholders. The mission of EDC is to encourage and refine the entrepreneurship skills like idea generation, opportunity evaluation, business modelling, cash flow, forecasting, negotiations & sales skills and so on by providing appropriate support, guidance, funding, resources and networking. Further EDC is committed towards incubating innovations by providing technical, managerial, legal and networking support to the entrepreneurs of the institute. EDC also aims at building aptitude and leadership skills among the students to enhance their entrepreneurial competencies. The cell has been functioning under the diligent guidance of Prof. Dinesh Khanduja, Mechanical Engineering Department.
EDC organises E-Summit exclusively to enlighten and motivate the students. E-Summit consist of various competitions, workshops, Guest lectures by eminent persons/entrepreneurs, business-skills assessment exercises and so on. From business quizzes to real time simulation of Business-Plans, this Summit hosts a number of contests to harness the potential of young entrepreneurs and would be executives, besides providing a stage to show case their talents.
This year E-Summit’ 13 was celebrated under E-Week and served as a platform for emerging entrepreneurs to showcase their immense entrepreneurial skills and to learn from the experts. More than 400 students participated in various events, including heavy participation from outside institutions. On the whole this two-day symposium proved to be the benchmark in the history of NIT Kurukshetra and was a grand success.
EDC also organizes various seminars, industrial visits, workshops and guest lectures to sharpen entrepreneurial skills among the students and promote Industry-Institute Interaction.