Entrepreneur Development Activities

Year :2008 to 2011

Name of the project

Science and Technology for Entrepreneurship Development (STED) program in Kanyakumari District.  – DST, New Delhi.

 

Activities carried out

  • Conducted motivation programs and individual counseling for identification of potential entrepreneurs and sick enterprises.
  • A task force committee had been constituted covering the Government department heads of the District individual centre, TADCO, District Rural Development Agency, NABARD co-operative society, KVIC, TITICO, Tamil Nadu women Development Corporation and the District Lead Bank for effective implementation.
  • Conducted five skill development trainings under the following 8 trades.

    1. Pottery.
    2. Fibre and coir.
    3. Wood carving.
    4. Rural engineering.
    5. Stone sculpture.
    6. Garment Designing
    7. Off-set printing press.
    8. Art & designing.
  • Conducted project implementation committee meeting 3 times.
  • Tie up  with all related departments and institutions.
  • Made an exposure visit for entrepreneurs.
  • Get together among the similar trades and network marketing.
  • Issued certificates for skill training and EDP training beneficiaries.
  • 89  entrepreneurs were selected.

Outcome

The following enterprises were established during the project period trade.

Trade

2008-09

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

No. of units.

No. of Emp
loyee

No. of Units

No. of employees

No. of Units

No. of employees

No. of Units

No. of employees

Pottery products fabrication 7 21 8 30 2 6 19 48
Stone carving and sculpturing 4 22 - - 2 6 - -
Computer Designing 2 4 8 22 11 27 - -
Food processing & preservation - - 8 26 5 20 1 2
Wood carving & furniture Designing 4 20 18 78 8 24 14 38
Garment designing & embroidery 5 38 19 68 2 4 7 20
Lathe and welding work 8 34 6 24 3 10 8 26
Switch board cutting - - 2 9 4 9    
Photography
& Videography
- - - - 14 28 1 1
Seashell crushing for poultry feed - - - - 1 3    
Country bricks and moulding - - 5 20 1 4    
Coir & Banana fiber extraction and fabrication industry 4 14 - - 1 5 8 30
Rabbit farming - - - - 1 2 1 1
Printing Press 4 14 - -        
Designing of Leather - - 7 17 - - 5 11
Colour mixing - - 1 3 - - - -
Rubber seed processing - - - - - - 2 6
Total 38 167 82 306 55 148 66 183

Year :2012 to 2013

Name of the project

Science and Technology for Entrepreneurship Development (STED) program in Tirunelveli District – DST, New Delhi.

 

Activities carried out

  • Conducted motivation programs and individual counseling for identification of potential entrepreneurs and sick enterprises.

  • A task force committee had been constituted covering the Government department heads of the District individual centre, TADCO, District Rural Development Agency, NABARD co-operative society, KVIC, TITICO, Tamil Nadu women Development Corporation and the District Lead Bank for effective implementation.
  • Conducted skill development trainings under the following  trades.

    1. Pottery.
    2. Wood carving.
    3. Rural engineering.
    4. Garment Designing
    5. Brick making
    6. Utensils making
    7. Vermi compost
    8 . Leader and Raxin baga
    9 . Beauty parlour
    10 Photography &
    11 Videography
    12 Cellphone services
  • Conducted project implementation committee meeting 3 times.
  • Tie up  with all related departments and institutions.
  • Made an exposure visit for entrepreneurs.
  • Get together among the similar trades and network marketing.
  • Issued certificates for skill training and EDP training beneficiaries.

Outcome

The following enterprises were established during the project period trade.

Sl.No Name of Trade Ist Year
No. of Units No. of employees
1. Pottery Products Fabrication. 6 16
2. Garment Making and Embroidery 16 49
3. Cell Phone Service 5 11
4. Electrical Works 1 4
5. Wood carving and Furniture
Designing
2 6
6. Wax Candle Making 4 7
7 Photography and Videography 4 11
8. Beauty Parlor 3 7
9. Vermi Compost 1 2
10 Utensils Making 1 3
11 Brick Making 1 3
12 Leather and Rexin Bags 1 3
  Total 45 122