Entrepreneurship Cell




(whereEntrepreneurial Seeds are sown)

The Entrepreneurship Cell,"impreneurs",of Janki Devi Memorial College is operational since January 2017. In line with the vision of the college to empower women, the E Cell has been launched with the purpose of inspiring, guiding and creating awareness among under graduate students about the need, importance and benefits of being an Entrepreneur. The cell aims at conducting workshops, talks, events, lectures etc to foster an entrepreneurial culture at JDMC.

"impreneurs""intends to open up the platform of Entrepreneurship to under graduate students which remains largely unexplored by them. The purpose is to sow the seed of idea of becoming a Women Entrepreneur. "impreneurs" at the onset may not launch startups but the team believes that our student members through our various events, will be equipped with basic information that a potential entrepreneur should get before they step out into the world beyond their college life. "impreneurs"is the brain child of two second year students of Commerce (Ms. Ashmeen Kaur Sran&Ms. Mehar Suri) who have teamed up with six faculty members. Dr. Madhu Gupta, Associate Professor and Dr. Manisha Sinha, Associate Professor, Department of Commerce, are the conveners of the E Cell.Ms. Bhawna Pal, MsShilpaMaggo, Ms Shweta Gupta and MsRicha Sharma (Assistant Professors with Department of Commerce) are the co-conveners of the E Cell.The E cell team also consists of many dedicated and enthusiastic students with a zeal to learn more about Entrepreneurship. "impreneurs" organized its first inter-college Business Plan Competition as part of Symphony-2017 in January 2017. The event saw a massive participation from various colleges across Delhi and NCR. An accomplished Jury evaluated the proposals of the participants and selected the best entries after a presentation and a Q&A session.

A Video Screening was organized on the topic “Job vs Entrepreneurship” on 28th January, 2017. The Video was of a panel discussion held at the Entrepreneurship Summit at IITBombay. The panel consisted of Mr. Anupammittal, CEO People Group andshaadi.com, Mr. MunjalKamdar, Director Delloite and Mr. Siddharth Menon, Co-founder, Crowdfire. The discussion was moderated by Ms Lakshmi Rebecca, Founder, Red Bangles Production House. It highlighted various differences between being an entrepreneur and being in job. The discussion wasvery fruitful for the students.

"impreneurs"conducteda Seminar with Career Power on Career Planning on 30th January, 2017. They also conducted an Open Aptitude Test, giving an opportunity to the students to test their employability potential. More than 150 students from various departments participated.