Centre For Entrepreneurial Development

Centre For Entrepreneurial Development

Dr. A. Venkatachalam
Director – CED
E-mail: [email protected] / [email protected]
Mobile: 9443092892, 9994681144


Message from Director

Let’s unite on this platform for spearheading entrepreneurship…..

Greeting and welcome to Centre for Entrepreneurial Development (CED)
We are here to create and motive the students who had in their mind the spirit of entrepreneurship. The CED brings down barriers between communities and cultures and builds bridges that help them take on common challenges together. The members of CED are dedicated to produce an independent, creative and passion entrepreneurs. The centre offers series of entrepreneurship skills, EAC camps, and providing space for business activities. We encourage the students who had very good business ideas with innovations. The goal of the centre is to guide and assist the students in becoming a prominent, independent and dynamic entrepreneur.

To become a Premier educational Institute in the state of Tamil Nadu that facilitates, supports and promotes entrepreneurship and the Private enterprise system, thereby to serve the society by encouraging and motivating job seekers to become job providers through our CED.

To act as a catalyst for undertaking the concept of entrepreneurship and its role in economic development in the country, to provide a life time achievement to an aspiring entrepreneur, to organize more training programs, academic research and community involvement thereby taking various schemes of Government at Central and State Level.

To generate at least two percent of our final year students in a year who opted for Entrepreneurship


  • To foster innovation and create an entrepreneurial culture in the institution, particularly in STC.
  • Promotion of strong entrepreneurship among Commerce, Management and Science students of STC.
  • To promote linkages and collaborating with industries and other national organizations and institutions, and
  • To undertake projects by utilizing the available latent resources.


  • To conduct Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (EAC) in the colleges.
  • To conduct Sector Specific Entrepreneurship Development Programme.
  • Sharing Innovative Entrepreneurial skills.
  • To conduct Bankers / Development Officials Sensitization Programme on Small Industry.
  • To conduct Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme and Financial Assistance.
  • To conduct Skill Development and technology Up gradation Courses.
  • To conduct Capacity Building Programme for NGO.
  • To undertake Industry consultancy services.
  • To undertake research projects.
  • To collaborate with other agencies / organizations for mutually beneficial activities

Advisory Board
(1) Rtn. S.Venkkatesh, Chairman, STC
(2) Lion. M.A.Vijayamoghan,Vice Chairman, STC,
(3) Lion T.Sethupati, Secretary, STC
(4) Dr.M.Settu, Director General, STC
(5) Dr.V.Venkateswaran, Principal, STC

Advisory Board (External) Members

S.No Name Designation Organisation
1 Mr. S. Asokan JD, Industries & Commerce and GM DIC, CDICBE.
2 Mr.V. Sundaram
Chairman – [email protected]
President CODISSIA, CBE.
3 Mr. K. Ilango Managing Director RSM Auto Kast Ltd, CBE.
4 Mr. S. Ramamurthy Hon. Secretary – CPC, CBE and CEO Fluidics, CBE.
5 Mr. K. Sureshkumar General Manager PSG-STEP, CBE.
6 Dr. R. Jayaraman Member Secretary CED, Tamilnadu, Madurai.
7 James Rajanayagam Senior Project Advisor, Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship,
IIT Madras
8 Dr. Akilandeswari. A Project Manager Women Technology Park PSGRK College,
9 Mr. G. Poopalan Regional Officer Coir Board, Pollachi.
10 Mr. CR. Badrinath Managing Director Visinture Strategic Solutions(Cbe)Pvt. Ltd, CBE.

Advisory Board (Internal) Members

S.No Name Department Designation
1 Dr. A. Venkatachalam Dean Commerce Director
2 Mr. S. Dhanaraj UG – IT Member Secretary
3 Dr. M. Elamparithi MCA Member
4 Mr. K. Loganathan B.Com (PA) Member
5 Mr. S. Vinod Kumar PG – CS Member
6 Mr.K.Muthukannan MBA Member
7 Mr. P. Sivaraj B.Com (CA) Member
8 Mr. M. Vijayakumar B.Com (ABA) Member
9 Dr. P. Mariselvam M.Com (IB) Member
10 Dr. N. Ponsabariraj B.Com Member
11 Mr. M. Vijayakumar UG – CT Member
12 Mr.  Mr.R.Venkatesh B.Com Member
13 Dr. T. Kannan B. Com (PA) Member

Incubation Activity through CED during 2017 – 18:
An incubation services and activities are established to promote entrepreneurship among students and non-TBI activities. Under this facility promotion of emerging non- technological and knowledge based innovative ventures that seek the nurturing of ideas from students are encouraged. Such entrepreneurial ideas have been fostered and developed in a supportive environment by CED. On 17.03.2017 fifty students of our college visited PSGR Krishnammal College for Women incubation centre at Annur, Coimbatore Dist.

The following are the activities incubated by CED

S.No Organisation Mentor Name
1 Jewellery Trading Dr.P.Mariselvam
2 Services Marketing (Photo and video graphs) Mr.S.Dhanaraj
3 Agency for Dairy  Products Mr.M.Vijayakumar(CT)
4 Food Products Manufacturing Dr. M. Elamparithi
5 Sweet stall Mr.C.Sivaraj
6 Event Management Dr.N.PonSabariraj

STC – E – Cell 
STC has created a separate E-Cell under the auspices of CED wherein 51 members have been enrolled and 30% of members are actively involving in one or other entrepreneurial activities. E-Cell was inaugurated by MrMr.AshyanthVisvanathan, Managing Director, Sumangali Jewellers, Coimbatore on 09-August- 2017 and several guest lecturers and workshops have been conducted for promoting entrepreneurship culture among the students.
Under the aegis of Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) Ahmedabad, and with due support of Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, CED has conducted 15 Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (EAC), each consisting of three days, as furnished below;

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) – 2012-13   

(Under DST NIMAT Project – 2012-13)

Location Date of Commencement Date of Completion
Dr. RANM Arts & Science College, Erode, 26.12.2012 28.12.2012
NV Polytechnic College,Pethappampatti, Udumalpet 02.01.2013 04.01.2013
Vidyasagar College of Arts & Science, Udumalpet, 03.01.2013 05.01.2013
Kamban College of Arts & Science College, Tiruppur 07.01.2013 09.01.2013
Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi 08.01.2013 10.01.2013

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) – 2013-14 
(Under DST NIMAT Project – 2013 – 14)

Location Date of Commencement  Date of Completion
Nandha College of Arts & Science, Erode         04.02.2014 06.02.2014
Govt. Arts College, Udumalpet.         05.02.2014 07.02.2014
Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi         26.02.2014 28.02.2014

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) – 2014-15
(Under DST NIMAT Project – 2014 – 15)

Location  Date of Commencement Date of Completion
NSS College, Nemmara, Palakkad Dt. Kerala State 06.01.2015 08.01.2015
Bharathiar College of Arts & Science, Valparai 07.01.2015 09.01.2015
Kamadhenu College of Arts & Science, Sathi 10.02.2015 12.02.2015
Rathinam College of Arts & Science,  Coimbatore 21.01.2015 23.02.2015
Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi 16.03.2015 18.03.2015
Sree Narayana College, Palghat 21.01.2015 23.1.2015
Arulmigu Palani Andavar College of Arts and Culture, Palani 10.2.2015 12.02.2015

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) – 2015-16

Location Date of Commencement Date of Completion
Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi 09.02.2016 11.02.2016
Christ the King Polytechnic College, Coimbatore 25.02.2016 27.02.2016
Arulmigu Palani Andavar College for women, Palani 07.04.2016 09.04.2016
Arulmigu Palani Andavar College for Arts and Culture, Palani 11.04.2016 13.04.2016
A.V.S College of Technology, Salem 11.04.2016 13.04.2016


Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) – 2016-17

Location Date of Commencement Date of Completion
Sourashtra College (Autonomous), Madurai 03.08.2016 05.08.2016
Bharathidasan College of Arts and Science, Erode 10.08.2016 12.08.2016
Sakthi Polytechnic College, Bhavani 11.08.2016 13.08.2016
Nandha Arts and Science College, Erode 17.08.2016 19.08.2016
A. V. S Engineering College, Salem 18.08.2016 20.08.2016
NV Polytechnic College, Tirupur 18.08.2016 20.08.2016
Madurai Gandhi N.M.R.Subbaraman College for Women, Madurai 22.08.2016 24.08.2016
PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore 01.09.2016 03.09.2016
Christ the King Polytechnic College, Coimbatore 29.08.2016 31.08.2016
Vellalar College for Women, Erode 15.09.2016 17.09.2016

Participation of Faculties in EDP during last five years (2012 – 17) 
The following is the details of Staff who has attended Entrepreneur related programmes.

S.No. Faculty Name Date Venue Topic
1 Mr.V.Ramachandran 19th Nov, 2012 – 1st Dec, 2012
PSG STEP FDP on Entrepreneurship
2 Mr.K.Loganathan 13th – 24th May, 2013
(12 days)
PSG STEP FDP on Entrepreneurship
3 Dr M. Elamparithi 10th Nov 2014 – 21st Nov 2014
(12 days)
PSG STEP FDP on Entrepreneurship
4 Mr. C. Shivaraj 3rd November, 2015 – 15th November, 2015
(12 days)
PSGR Krishnamal College, CBE FDP on Entrepreneurship
5 Dr. G. AnbuSelvi 02nd Feb 2015 – 12th Feb 2015
(10 days)
Madurai CED Centre FDP on Entrepreneurship
6 Mr. S. Vinodkumar 16th Feb 2015 – 20th Feb 2015
(5 days)
FDP on Youth Entrepreneurship
7 Mr. P. Senthilkumar 7th Dec 2015 – 18th Dec 2015
(12 days)
PSG-STEP FDP on Entrepreneurship
8 Dr. P. Mariselvam 14th Dec 2015 – 25th Dec 2015
(12 days)
AmirtaVishwaVidyapeetham, CBE FDP on Entrepreneurship
9 Mr. S.Dhanaraj
1st Nov2016 –14th Nov 2016
(12 days)
PSGR Krishnamal College. CBE. FDP on Entrepreneurship
10 Dr. T.Kannan
4tn Jan 2017 -6th Jan 2017
(3 days)
Anna University, CBE FDP on Entrepreneurship Development & Innovation Process
11 Mr.R.Venkatesh 23rd May 2017 – 3rd June 2017
(12 days)
PSG-STEP FDP on Entrepreneurship
12 Mr. S.Dhanaraj 27th Nov 2017 – 9th Dec 2017
(12 days)
IIT Madras FDP on Entrepreneurship

STC Alumni as Entrepreneurs
STC paves the way for evolving the alumni as meticulous entrepreneurs for the past three years.

Sl.No Name and Batch Firm Name Business No. of  employees in the firm
1 U. Muthuthalapathy MBA Coir Concern Coir products manufacturing 10
2 B.Manivannan – MCA Sairam Computer Technologies Software development and training centre 5
3 M.Raja – B Com Furniture Service Center Furniture repair and service 3
4 D.Gokulakrishnan Jewellery Jewellery Business 5
5 Mr.S.NiyazHussain ,
M.R. Raja Mohammed,
Raj Mohamed – MCA
iSoft Software Development 5
6 B.Manivannan – MCA Sairam Tech. Software Development 5
7 N.Balakrishnan Amman fibres Fibres 15
8 P.Satheyamoorthy Project.com Software Development 05
9 M.Pandiya Rajesh Kumar Angel Broking Broker 3
10 V.Makesh(05-07) Coir Industry Coir products 30
11 Rohit.k.Divakar(05-07) Bus transports Transports 10
12 Sivakumar(06-08) Diary Farm Diary Products 10
13 Murugan(06-08) Piggery Export 10
14 Anand Sam(07-09) Jaggery business Jaggery sales 5
15 Raja gopal(07-09) Fertilizer shop Fertilizer sales 5
16 Palanivel(08-10) Mobile Shop Mobile Wholesale Spares 15
17 M.Mahendran (MBA 2003-05 Batch) Ragavendra Industries Industrialist 10
18 T.AkhilGiridharan (MBA 2009-11 Batch) Jothi Industries Industrialist 45
19 R.Sivakumar (MBA 2008-10 Batch) SK Farms Farm products 5
20 A.AbdulSiddiq No.10 AS Beedi Manufacturing Industry Beedi manufacturing 10
21 M.Mahendran Amman Plastics Industry, Plastics 6
22 AkhillGiridharan.T Jothi Traders, Buying and selling of coconuts 2
23 R.Siva Kumar SK Farms Poultry 4
24 B.Saravana Kumar Arun Coir Products Coir 5

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