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Islamic University of Science & Technology (IUST) has established its Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) with a mandate to instill and promote the entrepreneurship culture among the students of the university in particular and the state in general so that they become “employers rather than employees.”
“To Revive the Entrepreneurship Culture in the State.”
“To act as a catalyst in promoting entrepreneurship culture through education, training, research and institution building which will help in achieving inclusive and sustainable growth of the state.”
I. To look for, encourage, identify and select potential entrepreneurs in the university and develop them for setting up tiny, small or medium scale enterprises.
II. To create awareness among students of IIST and also other institutions about the importance of incubating a new technology-based enterprise.
III. To conduct or sponsor research in the field of entrepreneurship development
IV. To identify potential incubates and extend all types of needed possible support to them for creating a successful business enterprise.
V. To develop linkages with the industry, R&D institutions and government institutions/departments in the region/nation and other related organization engaged in promoting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) including NGOs and other voluntary organizations.
The council comprises of both internal and experts as members.
Prof. Mushtaq A. Siddiqi
Chairperson EDC
Honourable Vice Chancellor , IUST
vc@islamicuniversity.edu.in
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Prof. Mushtaq A. Qurishi
Vice Chairperson EDC
Dean Academic Affairs, IUST
dean.academics@islamicuniversity.edu.in
+91 (01933) 247954 , 247955
Headed by a Director/ CEO/ Chairperson, it is the Executive Body for administering the affairs of the EDC and reports to the Governing Council. Currently, the members of EDC Managing Committee are:
Dr. Parvez Ahmad Mir
Chairperson
Assistant Professor
Department of Business Studies, IUST
N/A
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Dr. Shahkar Nahvi
Member
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering, IUST
N/A
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Dr. Abid Hussain Shalla
Member
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, IUST
N/A
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Dr. Majid Hameed Koul
Member
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechnical Engineering, IUST
N/A
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Dr. Basharat Nabi Dar
Member
Assistant Professor
Department of Food Technology, IUST
N/A
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Ms. Monisa Qadri
Member Secretary
Assistant Professor
Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, IUST
N/A
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EDC is also running an ‘Industry Institution Interaction Cell’ (IIIC) and a ‘Entrepreneurship Development Start-Up Cell’.

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