Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP)
Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC)
DHESTBT, GoWB has initiated this programme since the year 2008 with special emphasis on Science & Technology component in entrepreneurship aimed to create entrepreneurial awareness and highlighting the merits of pursuing this as a career option among Engineering, Technical & Science Students, for which a camp of three day duration is conducted in the premises of an academic institution.
The objective of such camp is to aware the students about various facets of entrepreneurship – its pros & cons, motivation through creativity, technical, commercial and financial aspects of setting up a SSI unit with scientific approach, how to write a project report and business plan (preliminary idea), support and financial assistance from Govt. agencies, banks, financial institutions etc., venture capital, success stories of practicing entrepreneur, common problems faced by an entrepreneur including a nearby factory visit. At the end of the camp, participants (in groups) give one presentation of any business plan/ project in front of panelists and a token award is provided for first three groups. Each participant is provided one Participation Certificate and/or a token gift.
Skill Development Training Programme (SDTP)
Employment problem is increasing day by day in our country tremendously and at the same time it is not possible to give employment to all the unemployed persons. Considering the fact Department of Higher Education, Science & Technology and Biotechnology, Govt of West Bengal provides financial support to various skill development programmes, mainly through different NGOs/ Educational Institute, using S&T inputs by which self employment as well as up gradation of skilled man power is generated with a major emphasis on SC/ST/OBCs. All these trainings are having different durations depending upon the requirement and the type of beneficiaries. These training covers mainly practical and hands-on-working experience and some basic theoretical knowledge provided by the experts/resource persons having skilled in the particular fields.
Short Term Courses
Short term HRD programme on plant tissue culture is organized for 4 weeks at a cost of Rs. 1000/- as a request programme.
Long term HRD programme on plant tissue culture is organized for 12 weeks at a cost of Rs. 3000/- as a request programme.