SASTRA - EDI HUB
SASTRA University selected as HUB by EDI, Govt Of Tamil Nadu for central region.
The Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) , Chennai , a Govt Of Tamil nadu agency actively involved in promoting Innovation and entrepreneurship in Tamil nadu state has selected SASTRA University, Thanjavur as One of the 5 HUBS in Tamil nadu newly formed by them . SASTRA University will coordinate all higher educational institutions including Universities, Colleges offering engineering, arts&science, agriculture, Veterinary etc..in 8 revenue districts in Central region of Tamil nadu viz..Trichy, Thanjavur, Pudukkottai, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Karur, Ariyalur, Perambalur .
SASTRA will support & implement various programmes and schemes of EDI in the central region and will help to promote entrepreneurship in all the colleges like creating ED cells, training the trainers , conducting EDPs, coordinating Webinars , creating at least 5 entrepreneurs per year from each campus, setting up incubators, guiding for funding support for ED cell activities etc..
DR V.Badrinath, Director(T&P) and Dean School of Management will be the HUB incharge at SASTRA.
EDI already sent letters to all the Govt agencies controlling these higher educational institutions about the same.