ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND INNOVATION COUNCIL (EDIC)

ABOUT THE EDIC

       Entrepreneurship Development Council (EDIC) of our college was established in the year 2013. The prime objective of the EDIC is to promote entrepreneurship culture amongst graduates from our college through Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Business Plan Competitions, interaction with entrepreneurs and creating a mentorship scheme for student entrepreneurs. EDIC has been conducting various Entrepreneurship related programmes supported by college management and other funding agencies.  Our College has signed a MoU with IITM-PALS for promoting excellence in projects, entrepreneurship development through various activities throughout the year. Our College has an Innovation centre (called as Mepco Innovation Centre or i-centre) as a part of initiating technological innovation and creating entrepreneurial ecosystem among students. “Mepco Innovation Centre” was inaugurated by Dr.K.R.Ramakrishnan, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore on 18-09-2015. The Innovation Centre is a brain child of our Principal Dr.S.Arivazhagan, yet another milestone of Mepco owned and operated by the students. It serves as a free platform for kick-starting the innovation by nurturing the students’ creativity and design thinking. Under the banner of EDIC, it is Co-ordinated by Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech, and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, Asso. Prof./ECE. 

 

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Activites of the Academic Year 2018 – 2019

REPOSITORY 

The students from various departments have utilized the 30 different hardware units and software facilities provided in our Innovation Centre during their free timings in large numbers.

LAURELS WON IN DESIGN & PROJECT CONTESTS:

  • Techinnovate 2018 contest was conducted during 10th to 12th September 2018 commemorating the Engineers day celebrations for the fourth consecutive time at Mepco Convention Centre, in our epco Schlenk Engineering College Campus. Distinguished Alumni were invited as Judges and they have shortlisted the best ideas. Ms.Brigita Hubert, Deputy Manager, CMRL,Chennai, Mr.J.Jeferson Devaraj, Marketing Head, Tamil Snacks, Mr.Ajit Sankar, Pragathi Biotech, Sivakasi were the judges for first day. Mr.J.Kandharaj, Project Manager,Sri Mookambika Info Solutions Pvt Ltd, Madurai and Mr.Rajeshwaran Murugan, Consultant, Sirius Computer Solutions, Chennai were the judges for second day. Mr.M.Bharath Kannan, Software Engineer,CISCO Systems, Bangalore   and Mr.KN.Vairavan, Consultant, M/s, Vairam Engineering and Consulting Services, Madurai were the judges for third day.  
  • Subhash S, III ECE, Veerabahu P, III ECE, Arjun Kumar M, III Mech, Ajay Raja Ram A, II Mech have been selected for participating in the IITM PALS innoWAH Finals competition on 28.02.2019 for the topic “Aqua trash collector” and won cash award of Rs.5000/- in innoWAH Finals competition and received the award during IITM-PALS Valedictory function held at IITM, Chennai on 16.03.2019.

IITM-PALS INNOVATION LECTURES:

  • IITM-PALS Campus Lecture was held at our campus on 25.09.2018. Around 250 students from II year BE and III year BE across branches attended the program and 15 outside participants from neighboring colleges (NEC and KCET) participated with enthusiasm in the Campus Lecture. Guest Speakers Mr. Chandrasekaran, Samas Engineering and Dr.R.Chandran, CIO, Bahwan InfoTech, Chennai addressed the gathering about expectations of Industries.
  • Faculty interaction meeting with IITM-PALS was conducted on 25.9.2018-AN at Civil engineering seminar hall. Mrs.Anuradha, GM, IITM –PALS addressed the audience of around 80 Faculty members from various Engineering branches. She initiated the interaction on “How to handle the present day students effectively”.

IITM- PALS Workshops/Webinars:

  • IITM-PALS organized a four days Residential Student Workshop (RSW) at IITM, Chennai from 19.12.2018 to 22.12.2018. Seven students across all the departments and Mr.B.Lakshmanan, AP(Sr.)/CSE attended the workshop and got benefited.
  • Orientation programme for InnoWah project held as Web stream on 31.07.18.  It was telecasted at Mechanical Seminar Hall. Around 250 students and faculty from various Engineering branches attended and got benefited.
  • MHRD and AICTE jointly organized its first webinar on “India First Leadership Talk Series” by Shri. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group on 08.01.2019. It was telecasted at ECE Seminar Hall. Around 120 interested students from all the departments attended the program.
  • MHRD and AICTE jointly organized its second webinar on the topic “IPR for Students and Faculty Members” on 10.01.2019. It was telecasted at Mechanical Seminar Hall. Around 200 interested students and faculty from all the departments attended the program.

PROGRAMME ATTENDED:

  • Dr.N. Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech attended the program along with R.Pravin, Final Mech attended One day Conference on “Startup Policy and Skill Development for Employment – An Initiative By State Universities” at Vivekananda Auditorium, Anna University campus on 10.07.2018
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, Dr.N. Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech  and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, Asso.Prof./ECE attended IITM-PALS Inaugural for 2018-2019 academic year activities at IIT Madras campus in the IC&SR auditorium on 18.03.2018
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, Asso.Prof./ECE  attended the Executive Council meet conducted by IITM-PALS at National Engineering College, Kovilpatti on 27.07.2018
  • Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Associate Professor/MECH, represented our college for the Top Management Meet of Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDII), Government of Tamilnadu conducted at Anna University Reginal Campus, Tirunelveli on 28.09.2018 (Saturday).
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, Asso.Prof./ECE visited the Centre for Innovation, IITM, Chennai on 01.10.2018. They observed the practice carried out at the centre.
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, Asso.Prof./ECE  attended the MHRD and AICTE jointly organized Knowledge Dissemination meet  at SRM TRP Engineering College, Trichy on  09.01.2019.
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, Asso.Prof./ECE visited the District Industries Centre, Virudhunagar and District Registration Office, Virudhunagar regarding the discussion on startup policy on 19.02.2019.
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech attended the Incubation Manager Training Program held at  IITM Research Park, IITM, Chennai  on  01.03.2019.
  • Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, Asso.Prof./ECE attended the IITM PALS Entrepreneurial Summit & Valediction function of IITM PALS held at IIT Madras IC & SR Auditorium, IITM, Chennai on 16.03.2019.

FDP, Workshops and seminars organized by faculty:

  • DST-NIMAT sponsored Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp was conducted during 28th – 30th August 2018 by Department of Mechanical Engineering at ECE Seminar Hall, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi. 78 students (5 PG Safety + 50 MECH + 13 ECE + 10 EEE) participated and got benefited. 
  • DST-NIMAT sponsored Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp was organized by Civil Engineering Department during 03/09/2018 to 05/09/2018, sponsored by DST- NIMAT project. 130 civil students
    participated in the event. The Resource persons for the camp are the Entrepreneurs Mr.Vigneshwaran, Mariappa Nadar Building Solutions and Mr.Narendra Kamak, kamak construction who are the Alumni of our Civil Engineering Department. They gave the presentation on “Challenge in Entrepreneurship”.

Student Project Scheme (SPS) for Innovative Ideas:

S.No.

Name of the Students

Year and Branch

Title

Grant Sanctioned

1

G Sundar

II-M.E Ind.Safety

Development of Experimental set up for Stress Corrosion Craking

Rs 5,000/-

2

A Murugananthan Mukesh

II-M.E Ind.Safety

Development of Experimental set up for Fretting Corrosion

Rs 3,000/-

3

K Ganesh Kumar

A Ram Kumar     

IV B.E. MECH A

Design and Development of Composite lattice Core Sandwich Engine Hood for Pedestrian Safety

Rs 5,000/-

4

K Venkatesh Prasad

J Steve Minold Raj       

IV B.E. MECH B

Natural Waste reinforced composite for structural application

Rs 3,000/-

5

M.Aiswarya

III B.E.EEE A

Auto magic Water Retreatment

Rs 3,000/-

6

R.Viswa

U.Yogeswaran

III B.E.IT

Lifesaving Beacons

Rs 5,000/-

7

S.Manikandan

S.Naveenkumar

IV B.E.IT

QBuzz

Rs 3,000/-

 

7 innovative projects have been identified in 2018-2019 under Student Project Scheme and our college has sanctioned seed money of Rs 27,000/- as grant. The project review was conducted on 12.03.2019 with help of expert members cutting across different departments. The expert members periodically monitor the progress and offer valuable suggestions.

 

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Activites of the Academic Year 2017 – 2018

REPOSITORY 

The students from various departments have utilized the 25 different hardware units and software facilities provided in our Innovation Centre during their free timings in large numbers.

LAURELS WON IN DESIGN & PROJECT CONTESTS:

  • Techno-Innovate Contest 2017 was conducted during 14/09/17 to 16/09/17. 2 ideas from Civil, 3 Ideas from Mechanical, 3 Ideas from ECE, 2 Ideas from EEE, 2 ideas from CSE, 2 from IT, 1 from Biotech and 1 from MCA were selected and given prizes. Distinguished Alumni were invited as Judges and they have shortlisted the best ideas.
  • IITM-PALS sponsored Summer Internship at Saint Gobain Glass Industry was attended by J Santo Anand, III B,E Mech  during Dec.2017-Jan.2018.
  • P.S.Vivek Raja & K.Kalathiappan from II CSE-B was the Second Runner up and Won Cash Award of Rs.25,000/- at the CII Madurai Zone “Connect Madurai 2018”  New Quest India Technology Contest held at Madurai during 9/02/18 to10/02/18.
  • M.Ayyapa Shanjith, IV EEE, R.Raja Sakthivel, III ECE, P.Sivasubramanian, III ECE, S.Jeevaanand, II ECE have been selected for participating in the IITM PALS innoWAH Finals competition on 01/03/18 and won cash award of Rs.5000/- in innoWAH Finals competition and received the award during IITM-PALS Valedictory function held at IITM, Chennai on 07/03/18.
  • P.S.Vivek Raja, II CSE won the First Prize in Online Quiz of  IITM PLAS Campus Lecture held on 07/03/2018.
  • R.Hariharan, II Mech won the second prize in Online Quiz of  IITM PLAS Campus Lecture held on 07/03/2018.
  • Dr. N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech Mr. D.Jones Joseph Jebaraj & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE have been sanctioned a Project on Development of Cost Effective Braille Note-taker and Printer for Visually Impaired People by Rural Technology Action Group- Tamil Nadu (RuTAG-TN), IIT-Madras by the support of IITM PALS on 27/03/18.

IITM- PALS INNOVATION LECTURES

  • Campus Lecture by IITM PALS on Computer Technology & EDP was held at Mepco Schlenk Engg. College, Sivakasi Campus for the III and IV Year students of all branches on 20/07/17.
  • Group Discussion was organised with IITM PALS team and Selected Junior faculty of  all branches at ECE Seminar Hall, Mepco Schlenk Engg. College, Sivakasi on 20/07/17.
  • T2P lecture on Novelties of Structural Engineering organized by IITM PALS at IITM, Chennai on 24/08/17. Mr.Gomathy Maniselvan, AP/Civil along with 8 Structural Engg. PG students attended the programme.
  • T2P lecture on Mechanical engineering Precision grinding Machine tools IITM, Chennai on 07/09/17. Mr. Dinesh AP/Mech. along with 15 B.E. Mechanical engg. students attended the programme.
  • T2P lecture held at Bannari Amman Institute of technology, Coimbatore on 20/09/17.
    Mrs. S. Aruna, AP/CSE along with 8 number of III year B.E CSE A & B students attended.
  • Campus Lecture on Working with larger purpose & Will machines replace us held at National Engineering College, Kovilpatti which was organized by IITM PALS on 08/02/18. M.Surya Kumar, S.Kannan, E.Kaviraj of IV ECE B and M.Kavin Raj , of IV ECE  D attended.

IITM- PALS INDUSTRIAL VISITS

  • Industry Visit to ELGI Equipment, Coimbatore was organized by IITM PALS on 21/11/17. Dr.I.Kathir,ASP/EEE and Mr.S.Senthil Murugan,AP(Sr.)/Mech attended the visit.
  • Industry Visit to Latent View Technologies, Chennai Latent View Technologies, Chennai organized by IITM PALS on 19/12/17. Dr.S.Kavipriya, ASP/IT attended the visit.
  • Industry Visit to BORNGROUP, Chennai (Digital Marketing Agency) organized by IITM PALS on 20/12/17. Dr.S.Kavipriya, ASP/IT, Mr.Ramesh Babu, AP(Sr.)/MBA attended the visit.

IITM- PALS Workshop

  • 3 days Residential Student workshop - THINK CREATE ENGINEER - Creative Thinking and Problem Solving held at IITM, Chennai from 27/12/17 to 29/12/17. Ms.R.Suganya, AP/Civil and 6 students from different branches attended the workshop and benefited.
  • Orientation programme for InnoWah project held at NIT, Trichy on 05/09/17.  5 faculty members and 20 students from various Engineering branches attended.
  • IITM-RuTAG Project proposal writing workshop held ay IITM, Chennai on 16/11/17. Dr. N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech, Mr. D.Jones Joseph Jebaraj & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE attended.

PROGRAMME ATTENDED

  • First Executive Council meeting of IITM PALS held at KSR College of Technology, Tiruchengode on 28/06/17. Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE represented the Institution.
  • Inauguration function of IITM PALS held at IITM, Chennai on 29/07/17. Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE represented the Institution.
  • Second Executive. Council meeting & Campus Summit 2017 held at KSR College of Technology, Tiruchengode on 18/11/17. Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil, Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE represented the Institution.
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE attended the
    Preconference Meeting for mega event “Connect Madurai” was conducted at ELCOT Park, Madurai organized by CII, Madurai on 01/12/17. Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso. Prof./Mech and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE attended.
  • Preliminary meeting organized by Department of Industries & Commerce, Virudhunagar District conducted at the District Collectoretrate, Virudhunagar on 15/12/17. Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso. Prof./Mech and Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE attended.
  • Pre-conference workshop for CII- New Quest India Technology Contest was held at Honeywell Company, ELCOT Nagar on 28/12/17. Mr.MaruthuPandi, Asst. Prof/IT, P.S.Vivek Raja & K.Kalathiappan ,II B.E. CSE-B and J.Manikandan & R. Aneshwar from III B.E. Mech C represented the  College.
  • Engineering Excellence Summit 2018 organized by IITM PALS held at IC & SR Auditorium, IITM, Chennai on 17/03/18. Dr. N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE attended the summit.
  • ICT academy Bridge 18 Pre-conference workshop on “Design Thinking” was held at Intellect Design Arena, SIPCOT,Chennai 27/03/2018. Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech represented the Workshop.
  • ICT academy Bridge 18 Conference on the theme of “The Future of Work” was held at ITC Grand Chola ,Chennai 28/03/2018. Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech & Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE attended the Conference.
  • IITM PALS Valedictory Function of IITM PALS held at IITM, Chennai on 07/04/18. Dr.J.Ganavadivel, Asso. Prof./EEE, M.Ayyapa Shanjith, IV EEE and P.S.Vivek Raja, II CSE attended.

FDP, Workshops and seminars organized by faculty

Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Council (EDIC) of our college organized the following programme with Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./Civil Mr.C.Mathan, AP (Sr.)/MBA, Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/Mech , Dr.J.Senthil Kumar, AP(Sr.)/ECE, Dr.J.Praveen Paul, Asso.Prof/MBA, Mr.S.Ramesh Babu, AP (Sr.)/MBA and  Mr.M.Silambarasan, AP/MBA as resource persons.

  • Two-day FDP on Entrepreneurship Development during 08/01/2018 & 09/01/2018.
  • One day Entrepreneurship Awareness Program for the II Year UG Students on 09/08/2017.
  • One day Entrepreneurship Awareness Program for the II Year UG Students on 13/10/2017.
  • Two-day Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Entrepreneurship Development was conducted during 08 & 09 January 2018.

Student Project Scheme (SPS) for Innovative Ideas:

7 innovative projects have been identified in 2017-2018 under Student Project Scheme and our college has sanctioned seed money of Rs 60,000/- as grant. The project review was conducted on 21.03.2018 with help of expert members cutting across different departments. The expert members periodically monitor the progress and offer valuable suggestions.

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Activites of the Academic Year 2016 – 2017

Repository Usage

  • The students have also utilized the facilities both hardware and software available in the centre during their allotted timings in large numbers.
  • Around 50 students from various departments have utilized 25 different hardware units available in the innovation centre.

 

Innovation lectures

Four innovation lectures were conducted for the benefit of the students.

  • First innovation lecture was on the theme of “Why to Innovate? “by Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./civil, Dr.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/ Mech& Mr.J.Senthil Kumar,AP.Sr/ECE addressed a group of 130 students from different departments on 23.08.2016.
  • Second innovation lecture was given by Ms.K.Masha Nazeem, a National Research Fellowship Award winner. She addressed a gathering of around 1,500 students on 06.10.2016 at MCC.
  • Third innovation lecture was given by Dr.P.S.Venkateswaran, Product Manager, 3D Printing Solutions, Mindbox- ARK info solutions Pvt. Ltd.,Bangalore. He addressed around 50 interested students and faculty on the topic “3D Printing for Innovators” on 21.10.2016 at Mechanical Seminar Hall.
  • Fourth innovation lecture was on the theme of “How to sell your ides in project contests?” by Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./civil, Dr.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/ Mech& Mr.J.Senthil Kumar,AP.Sr/ECE addressed a group of 50 students from different departments on 5.1.2017 in Civil Seminar Hall.

Student Project Scheme (SPS)

  • So far 29 innovative projects (14 in 2015-2016 and 15 in 2016-2017) have been identified under the Students project scheme and our college management has magnanimously sanctioned the seed money of Rs.1,45,000/- as a grant.

Techno Innovate 2016

  • Techno innovate programme for this academic year was conducted for three days for various departments from 21.09.2016 to 23.09.2016. Totally students presented 43 ideas. Jury from various reputed organizations judged the quality of the ideas presented.
  • Four ideas were selected from ECE, three ideas from Mechanical, two ideas from Civil, EEE, CSE & IT department and one from Biotech and MCA department.
  • Techno innovate programme prize distribution function was conducted on 20.04.2017 at ECE seminar Hall. Mr.C.Mathan, AP/MBA brief about the events and Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./civil, Dr.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof/ Mech& Mr.J.Senthil Kumar,AP.Sr/ECE distributed the prizes. Prize winners are awarded with shield and book .

Laurels won in various Competitions/Design Contests:

Various motivational programs such as Contest Alert is being sent to all focus group members to spread the awareness about competitions conducted around the country. Many students got motivated and participated in such competitions won laurels.

  • Our management has magnanimously contributed Rs.1 Lakh to support the student participation in the SAE – SUPRA project competition.
  • Our college Won the Best Innovative Campus Award for submitting maximum number of quality innovative Engineering Projects in Engineering Students Innovation Challenge (ESIC 2017) conducted by International Society for Scientific & Research Development, Bangalore.
  • Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso. Prof./Mech Won Best Supervisor Award for guiding quality innovative Engineering projects in Engineering Students Innovation Challenge (ESIC 2017) conducted by International Society for Scientific & Research Development, Bangalore
  • C.B.Ajith Kumar, IV MECH and R.Sankaranarayanan II PG CAD/CAM,  won Best Project under ‘National Level’ category,  P.Vijayabaskar II PG CAD/CAM,  and B.Sivaprakash III-CSE B, won Best Project under ‘State Level’ category in Engineering Students Innovation Challenge (ESIC 2017) conducted by International Society for Scientific & Research Development, Bangalore.
  • Suganya.R of Civil Engg Department received the Honeywell Eureka Challenge 2015    Cash prize of Rs.1,00,000 with Certification from CII and Honeywell in CII TECHEXPO 2015 held at TCE, Madurai for the best innovative project idea presented on 12-12-2015.Also, Suganya.R received Student Innovator Award’15 with cash prize of Rs.10,000 with Certification from ICTACT for innovative Idea presentation on 26-06-2015.
  • In recognition of this achievement, Suganya.R has been asked to give a motivational talk to the participants of TECH EXPO2017 on Feb.09,2017. And Mepco has setup a benchmark for the quality of Projects in TECH EXPO2016.

Five of our student projects are shortlisted in first level in Agriculture and Manufacturing & technology areas in the Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Ecosystem projects competition .

Resource persons from EDIC:

  • Mr.C.Mathan, Sr.AP/MBA acted as a resource person for the New Entrepreneurs and Enterprise Development Scheme (NEEDS) for Entrepreneurs organised by EDI, Chennai & EDC, TCE, Madurai on 12.1.2017.

 

Workshops and seminars attended by faculty

Our faculty members of EDIC have attended several Entrepreneurship development programs organized by various institutions around the state;

  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./CE & Mr.J.Senthil Kumar,AP.Sr. Grade/ECE attended Entrepreneurship promotion in Institutes conducted by Mr.K.Rajaraman, IAS, Principal secretary to Govt. of TN, TNEDI  held at TCE,Madurai on 27.9.2016.
  • Mr.C.Mathan, AP,Sr.grade/MBA &  Dr.P.Oliver jayaprakash, P/CE attended a three day FDP on Entrepreneurship development by TNEDI & NEN Held at TCE,Madurai during 13.10.2016 to 15.10.2016
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, P/CE attended a two weeks FDP on Entrepreneurship sponsored by NSTEDB,DST,GOI held at PSG-STEP,PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore during 22.11.2016 to 3.12.2016.
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./CE, Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech. & Mr.J.Senthil Kumar,AP.Sr. Grade/ECE attended the CII Pre Planning Meeting at Madurai 13.12.2016.
  • Dr.N.Rajesh Jesudoss Hynes, Asso.Prof./Mech. & Mr.D. Jones Joseph Jebaraj, AP/Mech attended Design Clinic Programme organised by TNEDI, at IIITD, Kancheepuram on 15.12.2016.
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./CE attended the AICTE Startup Policy Dissemination Workshop at Anna University, Chennai organised by CED & AICTE on 1.3.2017.
  • Dr.P.Oliver Jayaprakash, Prof./CE attended  One Day awareness Programme  held AT KLN College of Engineering, Madurai organised by MSME, Chennai on 12.1.2017 
  • Workshops and seminars attended by students

  • Our students M.Ayyappa  Shanjith of III B.E EEE ‘C’, S. Ohm Prakash kumar of III B.E MECH and S.Sultan Abdul Kader of III B.E ECE ‘C’ of our college attended two-day workshop on Entrepreneurship Skills for Student E-leaders held at, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai during 11.01.2017 and 12.01.2017. This team have got fellowships from R-SAP 2017, conducted by FORGE Accelerator & EDI Nodal Hub@KCT, Coimbatore.

  • Our students R. Anand Raj of IV ECE ‘A’ and S.Haran Kumar of IV ECE ‘B’ of Final year ECE attended the meeting on Entrepreneurship Development Programme at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai on 13.02.17
  • Our students S.Sultan Abdul Kader - III ECE C, M.Ayyappa Shanjith - III EEE C, E.R.Vigneshbabu - III ECE A and S. Ohm Prakashkumar,- III Mech C participated in the EDI hub regional one day startup activation program held at Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai on 06.03.2017.
  • The Entrepreneurship idea of M.Ayyappa Shanjith - III EEE C was selected for Next level of in KCT-Forge Startup Laucher program and as a follow by he has attended the two day program held at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore from 23.03.2017 and 24.03.2017.

Workshops and seminars conducted for faculty

  • Two days’ workshop on “Entrepreneurship development” for younger faculty members was organized on 3rd & 4th March 2017.
  • One day workshop on “Business Model Development” for younger faculty members was organized on 8th May 2017.

Workshops and seminars conducted for students

  • One day Workshop on “Entrepreneurship Development” for  IV Year UG & II year PG as two batches during 7th & 8th April 2017.
  • one day Workshop on “Entrepreneurship Development” for  III & II year UG & I Year PG as two batches during 21st & 22nd April 2017.
  • Display of Best Projects across the various departments arranged at CSE & IT Block  on 8.4.2017.