Entrepreneurship Development Cell


Establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Cell at VEMU

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC-VEMU) sponsored by the NSTEDB Division of DST GOI, New Delhi was established in the college in April 2015. The cell became operational on 15th Apr 2015.

Dr. NV Surendra Babu of this college has been appointed as the Chief Project Coordinator. The core staff of EDC - VEMU were recruited as per the guidelines given by DST. The cell is functioning on full time basis to carry out the activities on day-to-day basis. All the infrastructural required for smooth functioning of the cell have been created.

Objectives of the Cell

The main objective of this cell is to train and motivate the Engineering, management, polytechnic students of the college as well as students from neighboring institutions and any graduate students in and around Chittoor district to become Job Creators rather than Job Seekers.

  1. To inculcate the entrepreneurial culture into their minds.

  2. To conduct

    • Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (EAC)

    • Entrepreneurship Development Programs (EDP)

    • Faculty Development programs (FDP)

    • Skill development programs (SDP)

  3. To assist them in starting industries of their own right from

    • Product Identification (PI)

    • Market Survey, tools for market research

    • Preparation of Project Reports

    • Assist them in getting Technical feasibility Reports

  4. To liaison with various external agencies like CIPET, NSIC, CFTRI, CLRI, SIPCOT, SIDCO, SISI, DIC and leading Financial Institutions & Banks like IDBI, SIDBI, TIIC, Indian Bank and others.

  5. Consultancy and research

The Institute formed an Advisory Board for the well functioning of EDC and their activities.

Staff Members

Chief Coordinator

Prof. K Masha Nazeem (E -mail: k.masha.nazeem@gmail.com)



Dr N V Surendra Babu (E -mail: nvsbabu2002@gmail.com)

Asst. Prof. Praveen (E -mail: mandhalapraveenkumar@gmail.com)