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Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Entrepreneurship Development Cell – Seedling lending hands to new ideas

In a country like India, where there is still a huge potential for new businesses to flourish, thanks to the heterogeneous nature of its society, culture, economy and demography, becoming an entrepreneur should be a natural choice for any young Graduate/ Post-Graduate fresher. The current Prime Minister of India, Sh. Narendra Modi has also provided impetus to the entrepreneurial activity in the country through launching of the ‘Startup India’ scheme which provides a host of benefits and removes a lot of entry barriers for a fresh startup. Due to the emerging scenario of Entrepreneurs, Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology (PIET) launched its Entrepreneurship Development (ED) cell named “Seedling” after having taken numerous initiatives in this direction over the past years. The Cell was inaugurated by  Sh. Chander Shekhar Khare – IAS, Deputy Commissioner Panipat, Haryana and Sh. Tirlok Gupta, Assistant Director, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) on 9th June 2016 in the Institute premises.

Starting of new ventures by young entrepreneurs is the best strategy to combat the economic slowdown being currently faced by the entire world. Keeping this in mind, the Chairman of ED Cell, Dr Saurabh Garg, initiated numerous activities to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst its students, over the past year.

Objectives of ED Cell

The objective of this cell is to develop spirit of Entrepreneurship among the students.

  • To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Faculty Development Programmes.
  • To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and Micro Enterprises.
  • To create awareness on entrepreneurship among the students.
  • To foster better linkages between the Parent Institution, Industries and R&D institutions in the region and other related organizations engaged in promoting Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) including NGOs and other Voluntary Organizations.
  • To conduct programs in Entrepreneurship enabling skills.
  • To provide need-based consultancy services to industries.
  • To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information to budding student entrepreneurs.

Committee Members

S.No. Name Designation Department Status
1 Dr Saurabh Garg Associate Professor DMS Chairman
2 Dr Dalbir Associate Professor DMS Member
3 Ms Tannu Sharma Asst.Professor ASH Member
4 Ms Yogita Asst.Professor IT Member
5 Mr Arun Rana Asst.Professor ECE Member
6 Mr Mohit Singhal Asst.Professor BBA Member
7 Mr Sandeep Bindra Asst.Professor CSE Member
8 Ms. Mandeep Asst.Professor MCA Member
9 Mr. Bhupender Asst.Professor ME Member
10 Ms. Khayati Asst.Professor CE Member

Workshops/seminars conducted on Research Methodology, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Entrepreneurship

Seminar Conducted on Entrepreneurship
2019-20 Seminar and Panel discussion on “Funding challenges and opportunities for MSMEs in Haryana
2018-19 Three day Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp
2018-19 Seminar on Entrepreneurship opportunities and challenges
2018-19 Workshop on Entrepreneurship Development through Incubation and Innovation
2018-19 Seminar on Entrepreneurship and Business Development
2018-19 Seminar on Entrepreneurship
2018-19 Seminar on Entrepreneurship for Techies
2017-18 FDP on Innovative Approach to Skill Development and Employment Generation in India
2017-18 One day Business Plan Workshop
2017-18 Seminar on Entrepreneur Skills
2017-18 Interactive seminar on Start-ups
2017-18 One week MSME sponsored MDP on Financial Management
2017-18 Three days Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp
2017-18 Seminar on Entrepreneurship Development
2017-18 Seminar on Business Innovation and Sustainable Development
2016-17 Seminar on Entrepreneurship-Business Plan and Project Report Preparation
2016-17 Seminar on Entrepreneurship
2016-17 Seminar on Business Analytics
2016-17 Seminar on Export prodcedures for Entrepreneurs
2016-17 Seminar on Entrepreneurship
2016-17 Short-term course on Entrepreneurship and Business Incubation using Blue Ocean Strategies
2016-17 Seminar on How to become a Tech-savy Entrepreneur
2016-17 Three days Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp
2016-17 FDP on Entrepreneurship
2015-16 Seminar on Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of SMEs through Incubators
2015-16 Business Plan workshop
2014-15 Seminar on Entrepreneurship
2014-15 Seminar on Entrepreneurship for Mechanical Engineers
2014-15 Seminar on Innovations in Printing and Other Textile Machinery
2014-15 Workshop on Scalabale Startups and Entrepreneurship
Seminar Conducted on IPR
2018-19 Seminar on Entrepreneurship, IPR and Start-ups
2018-19 Webinar on – Talk on IPR
2017-18 Workshop on Entrepreneurship Start-Ups and IPR Issues
2017-18 One-day Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights
2016-17 One day workshop on IPR
2015-16 Seminar on protection of Intellectual Property Rights – Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade secrets
2015-16 One-day Workshop on IPR and Patent filing through ICT
Seminar Conducted on Research Methodology
2018-19 One-day Workshop on Pathway to Statistical Analysis (Research Methodology)
2016-17 Seminar on Research Methodology
2015-16 One day workshop on Research Methodology
2015-16 Short Term Course on Research Methodology through ICT
2014-15 Seminar on Research Methodology