EDC was started in 2015 to encourage entrepreneurship spirit among students through Entrepreneurship Awareness workshops, guest lectures and interactions with entrepreneurs. Prototype and Product Development centre was established in 2016, as a part of developing new product and creating entrepreneurial spirit among students. Based on the guidelines of the Tamil Nadu Startup Policy 2022-2023, MHRD National Innovation and Startup Policy 2019 and Anna University start up policy for faculty and students, EDC was recharged. From 2022 onwards, KCET have been selected as the nodal Hub for TN STARTUP-Aruppukottai. The following action points are envisaged to promote the culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and startups inside the campus.
Entrepreneurship is widely recognized as a key factor in a nation's economic growth. The purpose behind the establishment of the Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC), was to develop professional expertise in the area of entrepreneurship development. EDC develops and strengthens entrepreneurial spirit in budding professionals interested in starting their own companies.
To create a passion and spirit of entrepreneurship among young budding professional entrepreneurs with new ideas.
To encourage students to develop entrepreneurial skills and to establish startups in the campus with a view to obtain a better understanding of business principles to compete the current strategy. Facilitating a platform for development of ideation into commercialization.