e-Cell MITAOE is a platform for all the students to enrich and imbibe entrepreneurial skills. e-Cell MITAOE aims to encourage the innovative mind-set of Youngsters. The main activities of e-Cell include workshops, guest lectures, industry student interaction, business quiz, product design etc. The most important work will be providing mentorship to the students to initiate start-ups and felicitate venture funding
Launched in 2000 by Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, the Foundations comprising of Wadhwani Charitable Foundation and Wadhwani Operating Foundation are working with the primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies through large-scale job creation with presence in Asia, Africa and Latin America operating in association with governments, corporates, mentors, investors and educational institutes. Its Initiatives are driving job creation through entrepreneurship, skills development and innovation. While both the Foundations are focused on the same goal and mission, the Wadhwani Charitable Foundation focuses on grant making, while the Wadhwani Operating Foundation focuses on direct programs.
Ministry of HRD has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell’ with the mandate to work closely with our Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to encourage the creative energy of our student population to work on new ideas and innovation and promote them to create start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures. MIC will focus on creating complete ecosystem which will foster the culture of Innovation across all educational institutions from ideas generation to pre-incubation, incubation and graduating from the incubator as successful start-ups. MIC will also work on designing ranking system to identify institutions in the forefront of innovation. MIC will actively engage various central and state agencies to ensure that dedicated budget is allocated for innovation related activities.
NEC IIT BOMBAY
Created with the vision of developing entrepreneurship from grassroots, we plan to promote entrepreneurship among the younger generation of the country and make sure that youngsters don’t feel that starting up a company is rocket science, National Entrepreneurship Challenge plans to develop entrepreneurship developing bodies in each campus of India. It is the first of its kind pan India competition. We at the Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay focus on developing the entrepreneurial spirit of students, which we believe is instrumental for our country to develop. We thought of a channel to demystify the shroud of alienism that surrounds innovation. NEC, which is the brainchild of E-Cell, aims to actualize our dream of a truly entrepreneurial society. It included all the colleges spread across India, and help the participating colleges to discover that they are capable of so much more.Through the National Entrepreneurship Challenge, we envision to help establish entrepreneurship cells all across the country which in turn will help bolster the startup ecosystem in our country. What’s the challenge? -Making it successful requires immense passion, determination, innovation and knowledge which happens to be similar to starting a successful company.