ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CLUB
The Entrepreneurship Development Club (ED Club) of our college is formed with the objective of sowing the seed of entrepreneurship culture in the minds of the students and motivating and encouraging the students to take up entrepreneurial ventures. The club has been organizing various programmes during these years since their inception with this end in view. During the year the ED club members consisted of 25 members with Dr SijiCyriac Assistant Professor Department of Business Administration
The club organized a mega Student market programme. Various departments set up different stalls exhibiting various products such as home grown vegetables fruits and home made snacks. The parents teachers non teaching staff and students participated in the program actively. The students earned a gross amount of Rs. 35 000 as sales revenue. The programme was officially inaugurated by Rev Fr Joseph Puthenpurackal OFM a renowned speaker and spiritual guide in the presence of Rev Fr George Puthuparambil the local manager Rev Fr Dino Kummanikkattu the bursar of the college and Sr Mary kutty Alex the Principal of the College. The event was aimed at training the students with basic skills of sales and encourage them to become job creators instead of job seekers. The club also plans to bring all the alumni entrepreneurs of our college to interact with the students and motivate them to take entrepreneurial activities.
The ED club along with the cooperation of BBA department established in our college a new venture known as Business Incubation Centre (BIC). The purpose of this venture is to provide infrastructural and consultation facilities at the BIC for both students and people of the locality for venturing into entrepreneurship. The DIC has offered all governmental support for this venture. It is a platform offered by the club BBA department and DIC Kasaragod for encouraging entrepreneurship in this area.
The other programmes organized by the club are
1. ESSAY COMPETITION BY ED CLUB 27/06/2020 SME DAY
The ED club of our college organized an essay competition Inspirational Start up Stories to commemorate the MSME day on June 27,2020 Around 10 entries were received Sneha thamban of 5th Semester BBA received the first prize Divya Lakshmi of 3rd Semester BBA received the 2nd Prize Akhil A of 5th Sem BBA received the 3rd Prize
2.WEBINAR: ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CLUB IN ASSOCIATION WITH DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
THEME Challenging the Challenging timesMain Speaker Mr C Jayachandran Managing partner Mascot Industries Kannur President Chamber of Commerce Kannur Chapter President Textile Export Organisation KeralaDate 08/09/2020 Time 11.45 . 130Number of Participants 101Venue St Pius X College Google MeetThe programme started with the official welcome and a short introduction by Dr SijiCyriac The coordinator of ED club of the college Mr Biju Joseph the convenor gave an introduction to the whole programme Followed by Mr Jayachandran Managing partners Mascot Industries Kannur delivered the session There was a questionnaire session after that Dr Shino P Jose proposed the vote of thanks The session concluded by 130
3.Formation IEDC and grant of financial support from the IEDC Govt of Kerala
The Club has been able to be start a centre of IEDC in our college The Govt will be supporting the college with financial and technical support for innovation and start up programmes