Entrepreneurship Cell: SGI

Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) has been established at SIET with an aim to inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the young engineering & management students. Students are motivated to take up such innovative projects which have potential for commercialization. They are provided requisite support for start-up creation

E-Cell invite successful entrepreneurs to motivate students by their success stories and organize awareness campaign to create a culture of entrepreneurship amongst students of SIET as well as other institutions of Shambhunath Group of Institutions (SGI). Aim of these activities of E-Cell is to convert some amongst the “Job-Seekers” to be “Job-Generators” through the entrepreneurial route.

Objectives of E-Cell

  • To spread awareness about entrepreneurship amongst students, brush up the knowledge and channelise the energy of young minds towards becoming active partners in the economic development process.
  • To catalyze and promote development of knowledge-based and innovation driven enterprises and promote employment opportunities amongst students.
  • To provide an institutional platform and interface with various stakeholders of enterprise building to budding Engineering, Technology & Managerial entrepreneurs.

Functions of Entrepreneurship Cell

  • To motivate, support and mentor students for identification, development and commercialization of their innovative ideas.
  • To initiate targeted number of innovative student projects each year for new product development.
  • To organize Business Plan Competitions / Innovation Camps / Hackathons with active involvement of industry and alumni.
  • To arrange interaction with entrepreneurs, bankers, professionals, potential customers and create a mentorship scheme for student innovators.
  • To facilitate creation of Entrepreneur’s Club under the patronage of E-Cell of SIET to foster culture of entrepreneurship amongst students.
  • To associate Entrepreneurs from amongst the Alumnus of SIET in the Entrepreneur’s Club of SIET besides other local and leading Entrepreneurs of the country.
  • To organize periodical events such as Entrepreneurship Awareness Programmes, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Entrepreneurship-Summits, Workshops, Seminars, Conferences etc. under the patronage of E-Cell.
  • To connect students to Startups and Entrepreneurs for summer internships.
  • To implement sustainable community driven projects in urban and rural areas.
  • 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.