Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell (REG.NO-EDC/PKD/07/14)

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell of Jawaharlal College of engineering and technology was established in 5th October 2015 and it is approved by Kerala start up mission. The aim of IEDC JCET is to develop and strengthen entrepreneurial qualities in the budding professionals who are interested in starting their own ventures. The College provides infrastructure and technical support to the students having innovative ideas to transform into new products and services for the betterment of the society. In JCET, Mr.Sandeep P S Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering is appointed as the nodal officer for IEDC activities. Mr.John George, Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautical Engineering department, is the Assistant Nodal Officer. An IEDC Coordination Committee is constituted for the current academic year with the participation of students and faculty members from all the departments. Following are the members of the IEDC Coordination Committee for the year 2020-21.

Mr. JOHN GEORGE Asst. Professor, AE Nodal officer, IEDC
Dr. K V S RAJ Professor, MBA Assistant Nodal officer, IEDC
MR.RAGESH PR Asst. Professor,ME ME Dept. Coordinator,IEDC
MR.VAYSHAK VALSAN Asst. Professor,ECE ECE Dept. Coordinator,IEDC
Ms. AMRITHA DEVADASAN Asst. Professor,CSE CSE Dept. Coordinator,IEDC
Ms. ROHINI .P Asst. Professor,CE CE Dept. Coordinator,IEDC
  • To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information on all aspects of enterprise building for budding S&T entrepreneurs.
  • To create Entrepreneurial culture in the Parent Institution and other institutions in the region and to promote the objectives of NSTEDB, including programmes related to women and the backward sections of the society.
  • To inculcate a culture of innovation driven entrepreneurship through student projects.
  • To catalyse and promote development of S&T knowledge-based enterprises and to promote employment opportunities in the innovative areas.
  • To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and micro enterprises.
Functions of IEDC
  • To organise Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Faculty Development Programmes and Skill Development Programmes in the college/institution for the benefit of S&T persons.
  • To initiate innovative student projects each year for the new innovative product development.
  • To organize Business Plan Competitions every year.
  • To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support system, information on technologies, etc..
  • To arrange interaction with entrepreneurs and create a mentorship scheme for student entrepreneurs.
EDC Activities
  • To create awareness through guest lectures, seminars, speeches from successful entrepreneur and motivational videos etc.
  • One to one counseling - mapping their skill set, refining their ideas, analyzing entrepreneurial skills.
  • Training - EDP training, soft skill training, industry visits, marketing, market survey and research, exhibition and mock trading
  • Mentoring - monitoring, marketing linkages and networking.
  • Providing infrastructural facilities to start new ventures.
Sl.No Date Title of the Programme No. of students benefitted
1 20-06-2016 to 02-07-2016 Seminars and industrial visits, covering industrial areas around Palakkad and Thrissur. 74
2 15-06-2016 to 17-06-2016 Workshop on “Advanced Electronic Technologies in association with Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE). 75
3 27-07-2016 A workshop on Design and Development of Programmable Logic Controller in association with Axis Global Automation Team. 73
4 03-09-2016 and 04-09-2016 Workshop on Internet of Things. 69
5 09-02-2017 Talk on “Quality for Entrepreneurs” 78
6 18-03-2017 A talk on the topic “Starting with Start-ups” 74
Sl.No Date Title of the Programme No. of students benefitted
1 13-09-2018 and 14-09-2018 Foundation skills on entrepreneurship 80
2 28-02-2019 Historical background – Entrepreneurship and present scenario and How To Start A Business 75
3 01-03-2019 Creativity business and Ideation a Hands on Training 75
4 02-03-2019 How to Develop "Breakthrough" Products and Services 75
5 14-03-2019 A talk on Financial institutions and Entrepreneurship 76
6 15-03-2019 A talk on Role of DIC and Entrepreneurship,Identification of opportunities Product Selection and Technology Assistance 76
7 16-03-2019 Creativity and Business, Designing and Leading the Entrepreneurial Organization 76
8 28-03-2019 A talk on Business Opportunity Identification 77
9 29-03-2019 A talk on Communication Skills for better results and Entrepreneurship Without Borders 77
10 30-03-2019 Creativity and Business, Designing and Leading the Entrepreneurial Organization 77
Sl.No Date Title of the Programme No. of students benefitted
1 04/08/2020 Awareness session on Young innovators Programme 45
2 21/10/2020 Webinar on Leadership skills and Entrepreneurship 30
3 31/10/2020 Webinar on 3D Printing 56
4 18/12/2020 Webinar on a prelude to start-ups and Entrepreneurship 180