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Report on Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp in Civil Engineering

A Report On
“Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp”
Organized by
Department of Science &Technology
(Government of India)


Department of Civil Engineering
IEC Group of Institutions, Greater Noida

Date of Event: 22 – 24rd Feb. 2018
Venue: IEC group of institution: Deptt. Of civil engineering
Sponsored by:  Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi
Event Coordinator: Ms Neha, Mr. Jay Ram Sharma, Ms. Kshama, Mr. Yaterndra singh

Objective: The main objective of the Camp was to make aware the students about the different areas of skills where they can establish themselves as Entrepreneur and create the job for others.

Report: Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad and DST, Government of India, New Delhi was organized at IEC group of institution – Deptt. Of Civil Engineering by ITS Engineering College, Greater Noida from 22 – 24 Feb. 2018

In second session was started by Mr. O. P. Singh General manager- NSIC. He explained the current scenarios in industry and the marketing strategies required for setting up start up as a career option. He talked about various career options and motivated the students to take maximum benefit of the growing nation by venturing in to entrepreneurship.

On second day, Mr. Saurav Kumar explained the opportunities for youth in the field of civil engineering and how to set up and registered a startup and what problems entrepreneur faced while setting up their own enterprise.

On the last day the program Industrial visit was arranged for the students at The Hemisphere a real estate company. The main objective behind the visit was to provide the knowledge about the way of working at construction site.

At the valedictory session certificates were distributed to the participants by Dr. Vinay Gupta Mrs. Neha Mr. Saurav kumar & Mr. Manveen Singh Chadha.

The program was highly appreciated by the participants in terms of entrepreneurship skill development. The students felt very passionate to turn their innovative ideas into reality.

Total No. of students: 55



National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) is a Mini Ratna PSU established by the Government of India in 1955. It falls under Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises of India. NSIC is the nodal office for several schemes of Ministry of MSME such as Performance & Credit Rating, Single Point Registration, MSME Databank, National SC ST Hub, etc. It was established in 1955 to promote and develop micro and small scale industries and enterprises in the country. It was founded as a Government of India agency later made into a fully owned government corporation. Government of India to promote small and budding entrepreneurs of post independent India, decided to establish a government agency which can mediate and provide help to small scale industries (SSI). As such they established National Small Industries Corporation with objectives to provide machinery on hire purchase basis and assisting and marketing in exports. Further, SSI’s registered with NSIC were exempted from paying Earnest money and provided facility of free participation in government tendered purchases. Also for training persons the training facilities centers and for providing assistance in modernizing the small industries several branches of NSIC were opened up by government over the years in several big and small towns, where small industries were growing. NSIC also helps in organizing supply of raw materials like coal, iron, steel and other materials and even machines needed by small scale private industries by mediating with other government companies like Coal India Limited, Steel Authority of India Limited, Hindustan Copper Limited and many others, who produce this materials to provide same at concessional rates to SSIs. Further, it also provides assistance to small scale industries by taking orders from Government of India owned enterprises and procures these machineries from SSI units registered with them, thus providing a complete assistance right from financing, training, providing raw materials for manufacturing and marketing of finished products of small scale industries, which would otherwise not be able to survive in face of competition from large and big business conglomerates. It also helps SSI by mediating with government owned banks to provide cheap finance and loans to budding small private industries of India.

Nowadays, it is also providing assistance by setting up incubation centers in other continents and also international technology fairs to provide aspiring entrepreneurs and emerging small enterprises a platform to develop skills, identify appropriate technology, provide hands-on experience on the working projects, manage funds through banks, and practical knowledge on how to set up an enterprise.


A  person  who  organizes  and  manages  any  enterprise,  especially  a  business,  usually  with  considerable initiative and risk.

Entrepreneur + Capital = Products + Customers = Business

Civil engineering is arguably the oldest engineering discipline. It deals with the built environment and can be dated to the first time someone placed a roof over his or her head or laid a tree trunk across a river to make it easier to get across. Civil engineering is an exciting profession because at the end of the day you can see the results of your work, whether this is a completed bridge, a high-rise building, a subway station, or a hydroelectric dam.

Some Ideas For Civil Entrepreneur.

  1. Civil contractor.
  2. Consultant (Structural/ Geotech)
  3. Project management consultant.
  4. Quantity surveyor.
  5. Billing consultant.
  6. Material supplier.

Entrepreneur Leadership Qualities

  1. Seeking self-improvement
  2. Possessing technical skills
  3. Accepting responsibility for actions
  4. Making decisions
  5. Being a role model

Program Schedule:

  • Day 1: Inauguration and lecture by Manvendra Singh Chadda & O.P Singh (Additional Director NSIC)
  • Day 2: lecture by Saurav Kumar
  • Day 3: Industrial Visit

On First Day started with lightening of lamp followed by Inaugural address from Director & Hod’s. The program coordinator Mr. Manveen Chadha introduced the term “Entrepreneur” with students. He shared her view with live examples and learning exercises on the topic “Entrepreneurship and Present Scenario”. A quiz was played about young entrepreneurs of India and how to work in team. He also talked about the various schemes of Govt.”

On second day, Mr. Saurav Kumar explained the opportunities for youth in the field of civil engineering and how to set up and registered a startup and what problems entrepreneur faced while setting up their own enterprise.

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