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AY 2012 – 2013
EDC officials attended the One-day state level conference on “Establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Cells in Higher Education Institutions in Tamilnadu”, organized by Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Govt. of Tamilnadu at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam on 21.12.2012 (Fri).
EDC official attended one-day seminar, organized by ‘AAVIN’ i.e Tamilnadu Co-operative Milk Producer’s Federation Ltd., in association with Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Govt. of Tamilnadu at Anna Institute of Management, Greenways road, Chennai on 9.2.2013.
A guest lecture was delivered by Mr.Peter and Mr.Arun, M/s Ticket Goose.com on 11.02.2013. The main objective of this lecture is to nurture the entrepreneurial culture amongst the students and to provide first hand information on commencing new business. Around 30 students of all branches have actively attended this lecture. From this group, interested students were invited to register with www.ticket goose.com by submitting their resume.
M/s.Ticketgoose.com visited our institution on 25.02.2013 and they have interacted with interested students. From that, seven students have been shortlisted and attended an interview on 25/02/2013. The selected students were instructed will undergo intensive training in Entrepreneurship development programme in next six month.
A three-day Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp is scheduled to organise in association with Entreprenruship Development Institute (EDI), Govt. of Tamilnadu between 27th and 29th March, 2013. But, due to college closed indefinitely, it was postponed. It is planned to organise at the earliest.
A SVCE student team, lead by Mr.Govind Arjun and Ms.Rakshita, has expressed their interest in establishing and running a milk parlor in the college campus as part of learning entrepreneurial experiences. This initiative is the outcome of scheme of AAVIN, Govt. of Tamilnadu. They prepared and submitted a business proposal to SVCE and the same is expected to resume soon.
As part of entrepreneurship development, a team of students are encouraged and motivated to establish a milk parlour in the college campus. It is the scheme promoted by AAVIN for the benefit of students which will help the students to learn entrepreneurial experience. The necessary preparatory works are in progress and is expected to commence on 27th March, 2013.
The Inaugural function of Aavin Parlour was held at our College on 15.04.2013 in a very grand manner. The function was started in the morning at 09.00 AM.
The chief guests of this inaugural function are
They were honored with Shawls by our Principal. The AAVIN Milk Parlor was inaugurated by cutting the ribbon and lighting Kuthuvilakku by the Chief Guests, Principal and Chief Coordinator. The parlour was declared open for sale of the products. To the much delight of all, there was a brisk sale of the products by the students and faculty who came in large numbers. They made purchases, supported the SVCE-AAVIN team and also wished all success for the team.
Immediately a special Archanai and worship at Vijaya Ganapathy temple was held for the successful running of the Parlour without any hurdles. The team members were given the Managala Aarathi and the Aavin key was handed over to the team with the blessing of the almighty for all the success.
At 09.30am, a programme was arranged at Video Hall for the inaugural address by the guests. Many students and faculty participated in this inaugural function. The programme was excellently compeered by Ms Priyanka, one of the Aavin Entrepreneurs.
Dr.M.Subramaniam, Professor, Dept of ECE & Chief Project Coordinator, EDC-SVCE has welcomed the guests and participants. He particularly emphasized that students should first give top priority to studies which should not be neglected and also requested the Aavin members to work as a team. He thanked the chief guest for all their support. He made a special request to Mr.P.Tamilselvan, DGM, Aavin to provide the products at a very special discount rate to the students and also to give maximum concession in the rental charges. Mr P Tamil Selvan, DGM was kind enough to accept his request and agreed to give a special discount. He also made a request to Dr P. Sai Prasad, Deputy Director, EDI for conducting ‘Entrepreneur Awareness Program’ (EAP) at the earliest since the program planned in the last week of March 2013 could not be conducted because of the closure of colleges due to Srilankan issue.
Mr.P.Tamil Selvan Dy. General Manager (Mkg), Aavin gave very inspiring speech. He spoke about the importance of why Aavin. He said that buying Aavin products will help the large section of poor farmers and the products are of high quality & very good for health. He also said that the products are sold at a very less profit margin and it is more of a service to the mankind.
The key note address was given by Prof.E.G.Govindan, Vice Principal and he expressed his sincere thanks for the chief guests for making this Aavin parlor successfully inaugurated at the college premises. He presented mementos to the chief guests and also wished the SVCE-AAVIN Team all the success.
The vote of thanks was given by Ms.N.Rakshita, student entrepreneur. She expressed her sincere thanks to the chief guests, SVCE management, faculty and the students in a very spirited manner. On behalf of the SVCE-AAVIN parlor team, she expressed sincere thanks to the management for giving much support and encouraging to run this parlor in the college campus which will definitely help them to become entrepreneurs & get self-confidence. Also, she highlighted that by seeing this initiative, many students will get awareness and in the long run college will be very popular for developing the entrepreneurship.
The inaugural function ended well with a grand success.
For M/s SVCE-AAVIN,
1. Ms.N.Rakshitha (Reg. No: 212711203054), II Year B.Tech (Chemical)
Following is the result of Villgro My Idea Program, held on 28.12.2011:
The Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp was organized from 5-4-2012 to 6-4-2012, at SVCE with support of AICTE. Nearly sixty students were participated this event.