Gopakumar K

Coordinator, ED Club

Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Kerala formulated a scheme to set up Entrepreneurship Development Clubs in schools and colleges of the State to inculcate Entrepreneurial Culture amongst youth and equip them with the skills, techniques and confidence to act as torch-bearers of Enterprise for the new generation.The objectives of Entrepreneurship Development Club are to inculcate entrepreneurship qualities, to sensitise industrial scenario of the state, to nurture the latent entrepreneurial talent, develop awareness among its members of the attitudes, values, and skills of successful entrepreneurs around the globe etc.

ED Club started its function in our college in the year2014-15.Every year we enroll at least 25 interested students. Students willing to join the ED Club (EDC) will be enrolled as members. A teacher/faculty preferably from Commerce or Economics discipline function as Coordinator. Present Coordinator is  Gopakumar K, Assistant Professor of Economics.


To create wealth and employment commensurate with unlimited natural and immense human resource potential of Kerala by developing entrepreneurship in the youth.


  • To inculcate social virtues i.e., trustworthiness, integrity, hard work, discipline, honesty etc as constituents of entrepreneurship.
  • To sensitise students on the real economic and industrial development scenario of the state.
  • To make them aware of the unlimited developmental potential of the State.
  • To inculcate entrepreneurial culture in students.
  • To enable them to take informed decisions.
  • To change the mind set on the negative attitude prevailing in the state for taking up entrepreneurship as a career.
  • To induct entrepreneurial spirit in the institutions.
  • To bring in successful entrepreneur and students on a common platform
  • To motivate the members to venture into the industrial activity.
  • To educate members on various dimensions of industry.
  • To nurture the latent entrepreneurial talent.

Functions of the Club

  • Organise interactive sessions with successful entrepreneurs from outside as well as within the State. Organise workshops/debates.
  • Organise industrial visits to business enterprises within /outside State.
  • Interaction with promotional agencies / successful entrepreneurs / other stake holders
  • Exposure to national and international events in various parts of the country related to industrial developments.
  • Organize Entrepreneurship Clinics & Entrepreneur Awareness Programme.
  • To introduce talented youths to industrial research organizations.
  • To familiarize the youths to the latest developments through media.