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About Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC)

About IEDC

Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions (SSGI), SSTC Bhilai, has established Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) with help of NSTEDB, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India. It is the only center of its kind in state of Chhattisgarh. The mission of the IEDC is to "develop institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in academic institutions to foster growth of innovation and entrepreneurship among the faculty and students". Every year five innovative student projects are supported and guided by established IEDC. The projects are open to both UG and PG students; projects must have innovative idea that results into a product, which must be marketable. The projects (/products) supporting social cause are preferred, which may be multi-disciplinary in nature. The faculty members of SSGI can act as mentors (project guides) for these projects.

Objectives/Functions of the IEDC:

  1. To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information on all aspects of enterprise building to budding S&T entrepreneurs.
  2. 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 weaker sections of the society.
  3. To inculcate a culture of innovation driven entrepreneurship through student projects.
  4. To catalyze and promote development of S&T knowledge-based enterprises and promote employment opportunities in the innovative areas.
  5. To respond effectively to the emerging challenges and opportunities both at national and international level relating to SMEs and micro enterprises.
  6. To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Faculty Development Programmes and Skill Development Programmes in colleges/institutions.
  7. Prospective entrepreneurs can get guidance and assistance on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies/ support system, information on technologies, etc.
  8. To Arrange expert lectures and interaction with entrepreneurs and create a mentorship scheme for student entrepreneurs.

Resource Person/ Contact:
Dr. R.N. Patel, Co-ordinator IEDC
Professor, Department of EEE, SSGI, Bhilai
E-mail: ramnpatel@gmail.com, (M) 98274 94379

List of Innovative Projects completed during session 2013-14

Sr. No Title of the Project Name of the Innovators Degree Name of the Guide
1. Domestic Biogas Monitoring System ArindamMitra
Ashish Kumar Vishwakarma
C.H.Kamesh Rao
B.E Prof. Saji Chacko
2. Foldable LED Barrier for Emergency Services Abhishek Mishra
Kunalsoni
Priyanka Attri
AnshuJha
Durgesh Kumar
Manish Pradhan
B.E Mr. Mahesh Singh
3. Efficient Hybrid Solar Cooker VivekSoni
Arvind Sahu
Deepak Rathore
B.E Dr. R.N. Patel
4. Compact Aquarium cum Fish Spa Unit K. Ashish
Jigyasa Pal,
SourabhTamrakar
B.pharma Mr. Parmanand Verma
Mr. Ashish Pandey
5. CADEG (Compact Animal Driven Electricity Generator) ArunKaser
Sourabh Ghosh
Sahbaz Ahmed
B.E Mr. P. V. Joshi
6. Low Cost Pedal Powered Pump Deepak Rathore B.E Dr. R.N. Patel
foldable led barrier
A view of the Foldable LED Barrier: Patented Product of IEDC SSGI

List of Innovative Projects completed during session 2014-15

Sr. No Title of the project Name of the Innovators Degree Name of the Guide
1. Honeyprash Ajay Soni
PrernaKerketta
Surabhi Tiwari
B.Pharma Mr. Ravitas Deshmukh
2. Herbal Mosquito Repellent K. Ashish
SourabhJaisawal
Jigyasa Pal
B.Pharma Mr. Parmanand Verma
3. Emergency Study Kit HimanshuTaunk
Subham Gupta
VivekSoni
B.E Dr. R. N. Patel
4. Formulation of herbal lozenges for treatment of sore throat NitishkumarVerma
Satyendra Yadav
Nishant Singh Nishad
B.Pharma Ms. Swarnali Das Paul
5. Low Cost Portable Teaching Aid Arvind Kumar Sahu
Poonam Jaiswal
MeghaDiwan
B.E Prof. Saji Chacko
Tech Awards Organized by GEC NIT Raipur
1st Prize in HIT Tech Awards Organized by GEC NIT Raipur

Training Details:

Training Programmes Organized under IEDC (FY 2014 - 15):

S.No. Events Venue Dates
1 EAC-1: Entrepreneurship for Engineers Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions , Junwani, Bhilai 04/09/2014 – 06/ 09/ 2014
2 EAC-2: Entrepreneurship Generation through skills Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions , Junwani, Bhilai 09/10/2014 - 11/10/2014
3 EAC-3: Entrepreneurship and Management of Small Scale industries ChhatrapatiShivaji Institute of Technology,Shivaji Nagar, Balod Road, Durg 22/01/2015-24/01/2015
4 EAC-4: Role of MSME-Development Institution in promoting SSEs Christian College Of Engineering & Technology, Kailash Nagar, Near Industrial Estate,Bhilai, Distt: Durg, 12/02/2015-14/02/2015
5 Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) Shri Shankaracharya Technical Campus, Junwani, Bhilai, Distt.- Durg, 05/11/2014-05/12/2014

Training Programmes Organized under IEDC (FY 2015- 16):

S.No. Events Venue Dates
1 Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions , Junwani, Bhilai 07/01/2016 – 18/ 01/ 2016
2 EAC-1: Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp & Industrial Visit Shri Shankaracharya Group of Institutions , Junwani, Bhilai 26/02/2016 - 27/02/2016
3 EAC-2: Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp & Industrial Visit Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Technology and Management , Junwani, Bhilai 11/03/2016 - 12/03/2016
Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) Organized at SSTC Bhilai
Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) Organized at SSTC Bhilai
Industrial Visit of Students to 30 MW Azure Solar Power Plant
Industrial Visit of Students to 30 MW Azure Solar Power Plant
Inauguration of a National Level Vendor Development Program and Industrial EXPO
Inauguration of a National Level Vendor Development Program and Industrial EXPO