EDC (Entrepreneurship Development Cell) was established in Mehr Chand Polytechnic College Jalandhar in the month of April in 2008. Initially, cell was funded by AICTE, New Delhi for two years. Now the activities of the cell are conducted under a self-sustainability scheme.
The main objectives of the cell are
i.) To create a new breed of technocrats who are ready to set up their own ventures.
ii.)To organize workshops, seminars, and Entrepreneurship skill development programs.
iii.)To provide a platform for the students for interaction concerning the multi dimensional issues related to entrepreneurial skills.
The motto of the cell is “Become a job giver rather than a job seeker”.
Sh. Hira Mahajan, HOD Automobile has been appointed Incharge of EDC. Industry Day is also celebrated on every second Saturday in coordination with EDC & IIIC.
Orientation Program for Fresher Students
A one week properly designed orientation program for fresher students is conducted at the college campus to help them to prepare for their smooth transition into the college life as well as to face happily the challenges and opportunities to come ahead–intellectually, emotionally, academically and socially.