ED Cell

Global Academy of Technology has been in the forefront imparting high quality technical education. It also believes in inculcating the right attitude in the minds of young students and develops them as individuals who have the innate desire not just to succeed in their own lives but also to contribute meaningfully to societal development in all possible spheres.

Globalisation of business and tremendous potential for growth in all sectors has opened a new era of opportunities for young technocrats, who are looking for opportunities to exploit their full potential by setting up their own ventures. There has been a lot of thrust on Entrepreneurship and skill development during recent times to capitalise on these opportunities that is available.

India is growing remarkably and has done well in innovations and inventions too. To provide an effective platform for these young innovators and to inculcate entrepreneurial skill sets and qualities in them, GAT-Entrepreneurship Development Cell envisages for harnessing his/her Entrepreneurship quest to be able to provide him/her with the right kind of resources or at least must be able to guide him/her to the doors of opportunity and equip them to walk through it by nurturing them.

Entrepreneurship is increasingly recognized as an important driver of economic growth of a country. The Govt. of India has recognized the importance of entrepreneurship and has introduced programs like "Make in India" & "Start-up India".

In this regard, to create and enhance the Entrepreneurial culture in the Institution, the management, a selected group of faculty members as mentors, professional mentors and student members, the GAT ED Cell aims to give wings to the innovative ideas of the young minds of our college.

The Entrepreneurship Development Cell aims to:

  • Foster the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst the students by creating awareness about the emerging challenges and opportunities relating to entrepreneurship.
  • Provide opportunities for igniting the students’ minds to start and run their own enterprises by fostering linkages between the Institution, Industries and R&D institutions in the region and other related organizations engaged in promoting Enterprises.
  • Remove apprehensions if any, by providing required information on all aspects of enterprise building to the budding entrepreneurs and encourage them to become entrepreneurs.
  • Guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, methodology for obtaining project approvals, loans, and facilities from agencies of support system, information on technologies, etc.
  • Catalyse and promote development of knowledge-based enterprises.


To stimulate, support and sustain the initiatives of students, resulting in the creation of entrepreneurs imbibed with leadership qualities and ethics to make a global impact


  • To foster and instil the passion and spirit among students to pursue entrepreneurship
  • To facilitate students to start their own ventures
  • To develop business incubators
  • To create corpus fund to seed ventures
  • To enable vibrant interaction with organizations promoting the cause of entrepreneurship and leadership

Programs and Events

  • Entrepreneurship awareness camp to sensitize students
  • Entrepreneurship Development Conclave
  • Regular guest lectures from entrepreneurs/industry experts/agencies to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst students
  • Contests on product launch, business plan among many others

ED Conclave

ED Event

The ED Cell and the Incubation Centre here is working together with a strong resolve to identify potential innovators with an Entrepreneurial bent of mind and support them to develop technological products/processes leading to successful business enterprises.

EDC Core Committee

Sl.No. Name of the Member Designation Department
1 Dr.N.Rana Pratap Reddy Chairman Principal
2 Dr.Shekar H.S Convener MBA
3 Dr.Guruprasad N Professor CSE
4 Dr. Ramesh Manoli Professor Civil
5 Dr. Bharat V Professor Mechanical
6 Dr. Manjunath R.C Assoc. Professor E&C
7 Prof. Poornima.K Assoc. Professor MBA
8 Prof. Ruma Sinha Assoc. Professor EE
9 Prof.Sharmila Asst. Professor IS

Dr. Shekar H.S

Convener ED-Cell

Mobile : 98863 31199

Email : edcell@gat.ac.in

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