Entrepreneurship Development Cell

OBJECTIVES OF EDC

  1. To provide various services including informatio n to budding Science & Technology entrepreneurships.
  2. To create Entrepreneurial culture in the Institution
  3. To foster linkages between the Institution, Industries in the region and other related organizations engaged in promoting Small & Medium Enterprises.

EEE-EELS: Entrepreneurship Initiative Training

On the occasion of World Intellectual Property Day, the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering organised a finishing school activity for its final year students on 26th April 2017 in Fr. Fred seminar Hall from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm. This finishing school activity aimed at motivating young entrepreneurs and providing them vital information on Technical and Financial support available from government agencies like MSME (micro small& medium enterprise).

The resource person for this seminar was Mr Kalai Socrates, Deputy Director of Ministry of MSME - Yeyyadi, Mangaluru. The seminar focussed on topics like role of entrepreneurs and society, procurement of IPR and financial support from Govt. Agencies, ethical values required in business and challenges / motives for young entrepreneurs. The seminar was followed by a discussion of 20 mins, wherein the resource person clarified the queries from final year EEE start-up aspirants.

The seminar was well appreciated by final year EEE students and faculty members present on the occasion.

ME – IIC: Technical Talk on Water Management and Advances in Water Technology

The Industry Interaction Cell of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at SJEC organized a Technical Talk on Role of youth in water management and Advances in Water Technology on 25th April, 2017 at 3:30 PM in the Bishop Aloysius Paul Hall.

Mr Avin Kajekar, Management Professional and Director of Genio Management Pvt. Ltd, Mangalore, was the resource person. The objective of this programme was to motivate and create awareness among the students to play their role in water management in day to day life and to take up projects in water technology. In his talk, Mr Avin described various ways of water management and how water could be used effectively & efficiently. He also spoke of different ways of controlling usage of water in day to day life.

Mr Avin also included in his presentation, water technologies available and different types of purifiers currently used in the world. Mr Avin also provided suggestions and ideas for students to take up projects in water technologies in their coming semesters. He also mentioned about different funding agencies that funds projects on water technology.

The outcomes of this talk were:

1.     Create awareness about water management and ways of utilising it effectively.

2.     Promote knowledge on water technologies. 

After the presentation, the floor was open for discussion and Mr Avin took on the queries which the students raised.

Around 57 students and 7 Departmental Faculty participated in the event.

Mr Chiranth B.P., Mr. Joel I Concessao, and Mr Binu K.G., the Faculty Coordinators of IIC along with student coordinators: Ashwin Shetty, Duane Gonsalvis,  Kishan, Ashish, and Aditya organized the event.          

Mr Joel I Concessao was the emcee for the event.   

The Industry Interaction Cell expresses its gratitude to The Management - SJEC for their support in organizing this event.

ME-IIC: Industrial visit to Lamina Suspension Products Ltd - Baikampady

The Industry Interaction Cell of Mechanical Engineering Department organized a one-day Industrial visit for pre-final year students to Lamina Springs Pvt. Ltd – Baikampady starting from 25th April, 2017. A total of 50 students along with two Faculty members took part in the visit. The Visit was scheduled for four days for different sections. 

The main objectives of this visit are:

1.     Provide an overview of the Manufacturing Processes involved in manufacturing of Leaf springs

2.     Enhance knowledge on different materials used in the manufacturing processes.

Lamina Suspension Products Ltd., are India's leading Manufacturer, Supplier, Exporter and Dealer of a wide assortment of Leaf Springs, Automobile Leaf Springs which feature higher load capacity, stability and lasting durability. They are also dealing with numerous foreign concerns across the world like USA, UK, Italy, Taiwan, South Korea, France, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Belgium, Germany, Australia, Finland, Greece, UAE and many others.

The layout of steps followed in manufacturing of leaf springs was explained by the company supervisor. Students witnessed different process like bending, cutting, rolling, heat treatment and various other manufacturing processes.

The visit has enhanced the students’ knowledge on materials and processes used in manufacturing of leaf springs. Also, various difficulties encountered in manufacturing the same were realized.

 

CSE-EDC: Workshop on Information Security Awareness

The Computer Science and Engineering Department in association with EDC Cell organized a workshop on Information Security Awareness on 4th April 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Spoorthi Conference Hall for CSE Students. The resource persons were Dr Alwyn Roshan Pais, Assistant Professor, NITK Surathkal, Mr I. L. Narasimha Rao, and Mr CH. A.S Murthy from Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), Hyderabad.  Dr Rio D’Souza, HOD-CSE welcomed the gathering and introduced the speakers to the audience.

Dr. Alwyn R Pais explained the importance of the workshop and also stressed on the growing demand for information security professionals in the future. Mr. CH. A.S Murthy in his talk spoke about the various types of possible cyber attacks and computer viruses. Mr. I. L. Narasimha Rao explained about the recent cyber crimes and how to secure our information while browsing net, logging into mail accounts, the way to block some of the url's from children etc. He informed not to respond to fake lottery e-mails since it is a fraud. He mentioned the need for having strong password and verifying the e-mail ID thoroughly, with each and every letter in the email ID before responding to any e-mails in the business transaction. He also talked about risks involved in online shopping and explained some of the safety measures before going for online shopping. At the end of the workshop, HOD presented mementos to the resource persons as a token of gratitude. The event coordinator Mr Raghavendra Achar thanked Mr I. L. Narasimha Rao and his team on behalf of the SJEC Management, HOD, Staff and Students of CSE.  Ms. Akshatha from VI Semester CSE was the emcee. 

Civil - IIC/EDC: Talk on How to become an Entrepreneur

The Civil Engineering Department under the banner of Industry Interaction and Entrepreneurship Development Cell organized a Talk on How to become an Entrepreneur by Mr Ujwal D’Souza, Proprietor- Marian Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, Mangaluru, on 18th March, 2016 at 11:00 am, in Bishop Aloysius Paul Hall. Er Prem Salian, Treasurer - Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, Mangaluru, and Er Bharath, Member – ACCE, were the other dignitaries at the event.

Dr Nalini Rebello, HOD, Department of Civil Engineering welcomed the gathering and explained to the students the importance of these talks and its effectiveness in creating awareness. Mr Ujwal D’Souza in his talk, informed the students regarding the basic qualities required to become a successful entrepreneur. He further explained the areas into which graduates can look into and also explained regarding each and every documents that are essential to start a new firm. He also explained the different types of tenders and the procedure to quote a tender. The Technical Talk was concluded with a vote of thanks by Mr Prashant Kurdekar, Assistant Professor and Faculty Coordinator of EDC and IIC of the Department of Civil Engineering. 6th and 8th semester students attended the talk.