Entrepreneurship Development Cell

CBSA, CGC, Landran has a vision to emerge as “Centre of Excellence” in the field of technical education and research. CBSA, CGC, Landran started its own Entrepreneurship Development programme in June 2008, which is a step in the direction of encouraging entrepreneurship among management students. Institution has successfully conducted workshops since last three years. Experts from academia and Industry address students during EDP programmes, and guide them to turn their entrepreneurship ideas into reality. The eminent persons who addressed the students during the seminars were Mr.Sharad Bhatt, Mr.SafalBatra, Mr. Gaurav (All Alumni of IIM, Calcutta), Ms.Tapasya (Alumni of PEC, Chandigarh), MR. JS Kullar (Director STEP) Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana, Dr. PK Khanna(Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana), Dr. Sunil Kumar Soni (Reader, Deptt. of Microbiology, PU Chandigarh). In this programme the young budding entrepreneurs prepare their business plans and present the same. In 2009 management felt the need of ED cell to continuously interact with students and experts, for which AICTE was approached with proposal to establish ED cell in college premises. Under the proposal, AICTE, New Delhi has sanctioned grant of 6,30,000 during 2010-11.ED cell has been successfully established , and will keep interacting with budding entrepreneurs in a continuous way. The main objectives of this cell are:

  • To identify abilities of students who want to turn entrepreneurs.
  • Arranging sources of help and provide support systems and procedures.
  • To conduct training programs in various institutions and industry.
  • To utilize synergies of various departments to develop consultancy agency in setting up new ventures.

B Starters, event to inculcate Entrepreneurship among students, is organized each year with a boot up camp followed by 3 days extravaganza where students pitch idea to incubators and sponsors, who then select the best 3 ideas and sponsor them henceforth,. This event is organized by Entrepreneurship development Cell of CBSA, CGC, Landran.