EDC BIT MESRA

Entrepreneurship Development Cell, BIT Mesra

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Entrepreneurship Development Cell, BIT Mesra

Entrepreneurship Development Cell was established in 2007 under the aegis of STEP(Science and Technology Entrepreneurs’ Park).
The Entrepreneurship Development Cell is a non-profit organization run by the students in support by administration of BIT Mesra dedicated to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among the students of college and region .
We at EDC host various workshops, speaker sessions, innovative games and competitions for aspiring Entrepreneurs and support them by providing necessary resources.

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Entrepreneurship Development Cell, BIT Mesra
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Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

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Birla Institute of Technology Mesra (BIT MESRA) is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. It was established in the year 1955 at Mesra, Ranchi in the state of Jharkhand, India by the philanthropist and industrialist Late Shri. B. M. Birla. The institute was later headed by Late Shri G.P Birla and the present chairman of the board of governors is Shri C.K Birla.

For over five decades, BIT Mesra (located 16 kms from Ranchi, the Jharkhand state-capital)has been engaged in nurturing minds through a rich heritage of academic excellence. Essentially a hub of bustling student activities, the beautiful campus has been a second-home to thousands of students in their journey to challenge the times.

Established in 1955 by the visionary-industrialist Mr. B.M. Birla, it is today one of the most premier engineering destinations in India.

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Entrepreneurship Development cell, BIT Mesra

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EDC’s prime objective is to be a stepping stones for students who want to take the unconventional path and start their own enterprise.


To gather the required expertise for them and help them approach Venture Capitalists (VC’s) and bank’s is the major area of focus.

EDC also plays a vital role in encouraging entrepreneurship among students of Jharkhand  region through workshops, activities and guest lectures by eminent personalities.

Another objective of EDC is to provide Mentorship opportunities to students from alumni and other startups. EDC serves as a channel between the two, helping the student get the right mentor and vice versa

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Our Aim

Let's make an Enterprise India.

The basic aim of EDC is to encourage college-level students today to start their own enterprise. This is does by the following means:

Organising Workshops and Lectures periodically to create awareness about entrepreneurship.

Functioning as a guide for students with creative ideas which can be transformed into successful companies.

Providing Mentorship through individuals for students launching their start-ups.

Having realised the fulfilment of the aim of 'Promoting starting up', EDC has now started to 'Support Starting up' by various one of its kind ventures like, Startup Mentorship Programme.



Our Initiatives

We make Ideas happen...

Here are some of our initiatives helping us to keep us focused on our aim.
BIT Entrepreneurship Summit
Birla Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship Summit (BITES) is the flagship event of EDC, which is organized during the second weekend of January. Will see its First edition in 2017,  attracting participation from different colleges of country.  It will be a platform where entrepreneurial minds throughout the country will meet, where inspired by old ideas, new ones will arise and where these ideas will be put to test. It is a get-together of motivated students, aspiring entrepreneurs as well as established professionals, who will meet under various formal and informal sessions, which include Guest Lectures, Workshops, Panel Discussions, conferences etc.

Entrepreneurship Awareness Program
With a view to expose students as well as faculty of academic institutions, offering degree/diploma courses in Science & Technology, to entrepreneurship as an alternative career, Entrepreneurship development cell (EDC) of BIT Mesra organize Workshops, Guest lectures and competitions in different colleges of the state. 

What We Do

Entrepreneurship Talks

Entrepreneurship Talk is a flagship event of EDC BIT Mesra. In E-Talk we chose a hot topic from the start up world and discuss it with the members of the cell.
E-Talk aims to create awareness about different things going in the mesmerising world of Entrepreneurship among students at campus.

Workshops

Workshops tend to have a large impact on the task encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship in young minds. These workshops focus on a wide variety of topics and aim at building a broader understanding of new forms of innovation and analysing the key challenges posed to entrepreneurs.

Guest Lectures

 Various Guest Lectures are conducted as part of our Entrepreneurship Awareness initiative. Talks by various authorities on entrepreneurship are conducted, as they serve as motivation as well as guide-posts for aspiring entrepreneurs. Some of the topics covered in these lectures are of prime importance for new startups.

Competitions

Taking competitions to be incentives of progress, we constantly strive to achieve greater heights of expertises in our fields by competing with others as well as our own selves. Its not just about winning but competing with everything that we have got which gives us an adrenaline rush which is our kind of high. 

Start Up fair

EDC organizes a start-up fair every year to give startups a platform to showcase their products. Startup Fair is a platform which involves interaction of Entrepreneurs and students and aims to help Start up to recruit the finest talent for internships/jobs. 

Innovatory

Innovatory exposes students to real life problems and promote them to apply their skills and knowledge to improve on the current business models.
We select some real life problem at our campus and solve them with existing resources available and innovative brains of students.

Entrepreneurship Awareness Program

With a view to expose students as well as faculty of academic institutions, offering degree/diploma courses in Science & Technology, to entrepreneurship as an alternative career, Entrepreneurship development cell (EDC) of BIT Mesra organize Workshops, Guest lectures and competitions in different colleges of the state. 

Campus CEO

To create an Ecosphere of entrepreneurship in Jharkhand state and develop entrepreneurial outlook among students, and provide budding entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their services to the youth crowd of the state. EDC selects one/two Campus CEO(s) from a number of colleges across Jharkhand. Each Campus CEO will work with a start up for one month and help them promote products/services in the locality of his/her college. 

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