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Innovation & ED Cell

Dr. S. R. Vaishnav

Dean & Research & Development

The Entrepreneur Development Cell (EDC) of J D College of Engineering and Management (JDCOEM) has been established in the year 2017-18 to encourage graduating engineers to consider Self-employment as a career option. This cell promotes the Entrepreneurship through expert lectures, workshops, seminars, business plan, idea pitching competitions and outdoor activities. It also provides technical and marketing support from innovation to entrepreneurship. The advisory board of ED Cell continually contribute to the Innovation Ecosystem through breakthrough solutions and suggestion for solving critical problems, and motivating students to become Entrepreneur.

About ED Cell

Entrepreneurship Development Centre at JDCOEM is committed to develop entrepreneurial spirit among students under the able guidance of our  Chairman, JES Shri. Sanjay Agrwal, Goyal Group of Industries. We strive to inspire students to create new and innovative business ventures compliant to global market and standards. Entrepreneurship Centre provides mentoring and regular guidance to the students from industry experts and successful entrepreneurs from various areas of business. Entrepreneurship is nurtured from the very beginning of student’s academic journey at JDCOEM- through various student driven committees, events, programs held on the campus.

Entrepreneurship Centre also helps students from family business background to implement new ideas and scale new horizons by redefining traditional way of doing business. We assist students in developing and sustaining family businesses in the age of changing dynamics of global competition and organization. We aim to instill qualities in students to contribute to efficiency and growth of their organizations.

We have eminent personalities on the Advisory Board of Entrepreneurship Centre who have made remarkable contribution to their respective business field. Students receive regular guidance from these industry stalwarts and understand the know-how of contemporary business.

Vision & Mission


Producing successful entrepreneurs imbibed with leadership qualities using innovative and ethical business practices to make global impact


Instill the passion and spirit among students to pursue entrepreneurship

  1. Impact (Long term Objectives) (5 Years)
    • Motivate students to develop their own startups
    • Develop business incubators
    • Create corpus fund to seed ventures
  2. Outcome (Short term Objectives ) (2 Years)
    • To provide a platform for interaction with entrepreneurs
    • Impart entrepreneurial education/skills amongst students through various trainings and exercise
    • Arrange vibrant interaction with organizations promoting the cause of entrepreneurship.

Constitution of Committee for NISP Implementation

Committee of experts comprising of people associated with delivering incubation and pre-incubation services and facilities, alumni, innovators, entrepreneurs, startup founders:

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Sr. No. Name of Member Designation Key Role/ Position
01 Shri. Sanjay Agrwa (Chairman, JES) Advisor ED Cell
02 Prof. S. M. Bang (Hon. Director JES) Advisor ED Cell
03 Mr. Avinash Dorsatwa (Executive Director JES) Advisor ED Cell
04 Dr. P. B. Maheshwary (Hon. Director JES) Advisor ED Cell
05 Dr. S. V. Soneka (Offtg. Principal) Advisor ED Cell
06 Dr. B. R. Mahajan NISP Convenor ED Cell Incharge
07 Dr.U.S.Dang Dean APD& IQAC Coordinator Advisor ED Cell
08 Prof.V.S.Hinga Assistant Professor Training & Placement Officer
11 Dr. Anjali Chanda Assistant Professor (MBA)ED Cell Coordinator
12 Mr. Gaurav Gohan Assistant Professor (ME) ED Cell Coordinator
13 Mr. Yogesh Mundhad Assistant Professor (EE) ED Cell Coordinator
14 Mr. Atul Gauta Assistant Professor (CE) ED Cell Coordinator
15 Mr. Amol Dhanka Assistant Professor (ETC)ED Cell Coordinator
16 Mr. Manoj Titre Assistant Professor (IT – CSE)ED Cell Coordinator
17 Dr. Sugandha Garve Managing Director Anacon Lab, Butibori, Nagpur
18 Mr. Sandeep Deshpande Manager HR Sandeep Metalcraft Hingna MIDC, Nagpur
19 Mr. Vinod Saboo Managing Director Saboo Plastics Hingna MIDC, Nagpur
20 Mr. Sandip Darwhekar Managing Director Beta Computronics Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur
21 Mr. Arun Verma Alumni Entrepreneur Vinayak Casting Industries, Nagpur
22 Mr. Pravin Jadhao Alumni Entrepreneur F6 Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur
23 Mr. Kiran Behare Alumni Entrepreneur Behare Construction
24 Mr. Aplesh Chaware Alumni Entrepreneur AC Constructions
25 Mr. Shamshad Ali Alumni Entrepreneur UROOJ Associates
26 Mr. Amol Hamand Alumni Entrepreneur PWD Contractor
27 Ashish Borkar Alumni Entrepreneur A T Infrastructures
28 Vivek Jejani Alumni Entrepreneur Om Steel Traders
29 Rahul R. Manke Alumni Entrepreneur Indian Wild Ventures
30 Gitesh Gajanan Nagarkar Alumni Entrepreneur Amenox
31 Mandar Prakash Dongarwar Alumni Entrepreneur Wifiband Inc.
32 Rohit Kamble Alumni Entrepreneur Avni Caterers
33 Snehal Mandawkar Alumni Entrepreneur Senhal Boutique
34 Govindsingh Shambhusingh Rajput Alumni Entrepreneur Inspire Commerce Academy
35 Shubham Mendhe Alumni Entrepreneur Food – Canteen business
36 Shubham Kumbhalwar Alumni Entrepreneur Shubhangi Apparel
37 Hariom S. Varma Alumni Entrepreneur Flower shop
38 Pratap Singh Alumni Entrepreneur CEO & Technical Head, At TekIndia Solution.
39 Swarna Sudhakar Wadibhasme Alumni Entrepreneur DIGITIZER