Extension & Field Outreach
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION [ESDE]

Under this project, students are encouraged to study entrepreneurship attitude in different levels. Entrepreneurship Skills Development Education [ESDE] provides Entrepreneurship Education to students with the knowledge, skills and motivation to encourage entrepreneurial skills in a variety of situations focused on realization of opportunity, with an interest in adopting extension activities.

Learning activities to be carried out by a student under the Entrepreneurship Skills Development Education [ESDE].

  • The most popular one is through opening a new organization (e.g. starting new business).
  • Another approach is to promote innovation or introduce new products or services or
    markets in existing firms.
  • Understanding the term Entrepreneurship
  • Under this program, students are expected to study Basic forms of Business Ownership.
  • Identify a form of business ownership [Sole proprietorship, Partnership, Private Ltd., Limited (Corporation/Cooperative).
  • Starting a new business, select or promote innovation or introduce new products or services or markets in existing firms or from others or that can be purchased on a large scale and can be traded,record the purchase price or the finished good price etc. This approach is called corporate entrepreneurship. Public sector entrepreneurship has come into being in governments, with an increased focus on innovation and customer service.
  • Study the scope of various products and its marketability.
  • Learn skills for preparing project report for obtaining financial assistance from any financial institution.

Skills being used:

  • Time Management
  • Public Relations
  • Leadership
  • Self-confidence
  • Decision making
  • Planning & organization of business project
  • Understanding production and marketing on small scale or large scale.

Presently, ESDE programmes have been initiated in four main priority areas. These include:-

  • Commerce, Agriculture and Natural Resource Management;
  • Vocational and Skills training programmes;
  • Awareness programmes;
  • Professionalization of development functionaries

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