Entrepreneurship Development Cell & Center for Advanced Training & Continuing Education


Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC), MSRIT, is a platform for MSRIT students which is dedicated to the development of multidimensional skills. EDC serves as a forum to bring together the heterogeneous culture of students from various disciplines.

EDC invites various eminent entrepreneurs to deliver lectures in order to educate students about the joys and hardships of entrepreneurship. Guest lectures, workshops, case studies and group discussions are conducted throughout the year to involve students in activities that are essential to be an entrepreneur.

ED-Cell also actively incubates start-up ideas by creating the required ecosystem to be an entrepreneur.


CATCE is an abstract view of the Finishing School Concept of AICTE. Under this banner not only is the training related to leadership & entrepreneurship provided, but it also focuses on the training required for MSRIT students related to their academic and industry requirement. The main objective is to enable students to be involved in lifelong learning (Continuing Education).


To provide and sustain entrepreneurial activities to foster startup culture and strive to implement environmental, social and economic solutions.


  • To generate new and innovative ideas.
  • To organize entrepreneurial Conclaves/Ideathon/Hackthon/Competitions.
  • To convert innovative ideas into tangible products and solutions.
  • To encourage start-ups and its ecosystem.

Core Values

  • To identify creative students and inspire them with an innovative ecosystem which provides professional and ethical inputs to become successful entrepreneurs.
  • To enable students to follow the path of enterprise with commitment to service.
Proposed Industrial Research, Consultancy and Service Center (IRCSC-MSRIT) A section 25 company of MSRIT, Bangalore – 54



http://www.msrit.edu:8080/edc/ idearise.jsp


Dr. C.S. Chethan Kumar

Associate Professor

IEM Department

EDC-CATCE coordinator

EDC RIT EVENTS(March-2018 to March-2019)




Activities Performed

Short Description



(9th-10th May,2018)

To organise a project exhibition for final year students to promote their conceptual ideas to leading decision

makers in the industry.

The students showcased their technical knowledge and innovative ideas for technical development. This high level technical event displayed the hardware, software and fabricated projects of final year undergraduate students from various engineering disciplines under one roof.

All the projects displayed were showing some social usefulness which can help the society in one or the other way. There were around 155 exhibits from different departments.


Unlock Bengaluru

(21st July,2018)

To promote entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial ideas among youngsters.

The event included a Mobility-walk-through where a select set of enterprises and a panel discussion on “Bengaluru moving forward.

WRI India invited EDC to an annual event “Unlock Bangalore”


Booked Up CEO,Mr. Chirag Kashyap addressed students

(6th Sept,2018)

To share his successful entrepreneurial journey with the students.

Session included the path and the journey he followed to finally achieve his entrepreneurial dream

Mr. Chirag Kashyap , CEO of ‘Open my book’ gave mantras and successful lessons that an entrepreneur should follow to become a successful entrepreneur.


Induction Session by Mr. Gaurav Singh

(22nd Sept,2018)

To spread entrepreneurial motivation, authenticity, empathy and strategic formulation to the freshers of MSRIT.

.Mr. Gaurav Singh is a shared his successful entrepreneurial journey.

He talked about entrepreneurship and its key features from different aspects


Workshop on digital marketing

(22nd Oct,2018)

To tactics that can help entrepreneurs to connect with customers online, reach mobile consumers and track consumer interactions.

Ruhan, Co-Founder and Chief marketing head of ‘My Climber’ was invited to speak about his successful entrepreneurial journey using digital marketing.

Importance and role of digital marketing for successful entrepreneurship.


CII Young Leaders Seminar

To spread new ideas of innovation.

Teams from different companies participated in it and pitched their innovative ideas.

Renowned companies such as samsung, Phillips etc, displayed their innovative ideas through presentations and prototypes.


EDC collaborates with Finance club seminar

(17th Oct,2018)

To explain how finance plays an integral role in entrepreneurship.

EDC members explained all the three types of company registrations and what affects stock market.

How entrepreneurship and finance go parallely were discussed.


Red Bull Basement university seminar

(17th Oct,2018)

To promote competitions that deal with small problems that exist in the college campus.

Students would have to come up with a solution for it. It begins with a voting round and judging round.

Details about the competition was elaborated.


Gyandhan Higher Studies Seminar

(30th Nov,2018)

To encourage and let people know about the different ways and procedures that the students should follow in order to pursue higher studies.

Eminent speakers and experts came and talked about the ways and procedures to be followed.

The seminar was conducted for the students who want to pursue higher studies after their graduation.



(27th Feb-2nd March,2019)

To spread awareness about entrepreneurship and start-ups to the students and public in general entrepreneurship.

Several technical and non-technical events were organised by the members of EDC-RIT.

It consists of inter and intra college events, educational movies screenings, leadership and motivational talks by successful entrepreneurs and panel discussions.






Mr. DivyanshLohia

Mr. YashBhartia

The team is committed to build revolutionary products with a single vision of transforming the sales management in India.


The team has  built 'Saledrive'​ - The simplest sales team tracking compliance for enterprises.  They currently work from Bangalore (IN) and want to create a supportive and collaborative environment, so that they can learn, build and grow together and move the world forward.    




Mr. MohitShrivastava

Mr. LakshyaThareja

They are building an interest -based, social network where we can discovered and be heard by like minded people in a non judgemental way.


It gives freedom to post on social media without social anxiety or the fear of backlash.


Mr. Suraj Singh

Mr. Sumit Kumar

A technology driven startup which aims to provide modular electric bicycle conversion kits. The kit can be mounted on any bicycle and convert it into a smart bicycle that aims to improve lives of thousands of people.