Eco Clubs play an important role in creating environmental awareness amongst the future generation.

For joining eco club, register at https://goo.gl/forms/TRakoAihJQezV5fT2

List of suggested activities for Eco- club

1. Organise seminars, debates, lectures and popular talks on environmental issues

in the College.

2. Campaign against banned carry bags, use of loud speakers, banned fireworks

etc.

3. Field visit to environmentally important places including wildlife parks etc.

4. Organise rallies, marches, human chains and street theatre at public places

with a view to spread environmental awareness.

5. Action based activities like tree plantation, cleanliness drives both within and

outside the campus.

6. Grow kitchen gardens, maintain vermin-composting pits, construct water

harvesting structures in college, practice paper recycling etc.

7. Prepare inventories of polluting sources and forward it to enforcement

agencies.

8. Maintenance of public places like parks, gardens both within and outside the

college campus.

9. Mobilise action against environmentally unsound practices like garbage

disposal in unauthorized places, unsafe disposal of hospital wastes etc.

10. Beautify selected road side area with plants and flowers and put campaign

boards to generate awareness.

11 Any other innovative programme on environmental issues

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The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Club (EDC)/Startup Boot camp

 The Entrepreneurship Development Club (EDC) at GISAT is promoted by the Govt. of Kerala Directorate of Industries & Commerce to foster techno-entrepreneurship for generation of wealth and employment. The mission of the EDC is to “develop institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture among the stakeholders and to foster growth entrepreneurship amongst the students, faculty and the society at large “.

Objectives of the EDC:
• To act as an institutional mechanism for providing various services including information on all aspects of enterprise building to budding entrepreneurs.
• To create Entrepreneurial culture in the institution and other institutions in the region.
• To inculcate a culture of innovation driven entrepreneurship through student projects.
• Collaboration with other national organizations and institutions.
• To organize entrepreneurship development and awareness programme.
• To undertake research studies and identify technology areas having entrepreneurship opportunities

Functions of EDC:
• To organise Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes, Faculty Development Programmes and Skill Development Programmes in the college.
• To initiate innovative student projects each year for innovative product development.
• To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support system, information on technologies etc.
• To arrange interaction with entrepreneurs and create a mentorship scheme for student entrepreneurs.
• To act as a Regional Information Centre on business opportunities, processes, technologies, market etc. by creating and maintaining relevant data bases.

Startup Boot camp

In December 2014, the edc was recognised as the startup boot camp by Kerala Startup Mission(formerly, Technopark Business Incubator-TBI) and Startup village. As part of this recognition, we have been receiving funds from Govt of Kerala for entrepreneurial activities in college. The startup boot camp is conducting workshops and camps at regular intervals in the college. The team of staff in the ed club are constantly interacting with students to develop their ideas that can transform them to entrepreneurs.

Nodal officer: KIRAN G KUMAR, Asst Prof – Department of CSE
Mob: 9656666205
Email:edc@gisat.in

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