Taliparamba Arts & Science College

ED Club

          With a view to meeting the present challenges in the unemployment problems prevailing in the liberalised, privatized and globalised economy and also to creating a new entrepreneur trend and culture in the State of Kerala, the Department of Industries, Govt. of Kerala, has launched the Entrepreneurship Development Clubs in colleges. The major objective of the club is to motivate the members to venture into industrial activity to change the negative mindset and attitude prevailing in the State on initiating or taking up entrepreneurship as a career, to educating the members on various incentives offered by various financial agencies like the development banks and other promotional agencies and to guiding the members on how to formulate project ideas and plans.

        Taliparamba Arts and Science College ,Kanhirangad also joined this stream of the Govt. of Kerala by establishing the Entrepreneurship Development Club (which is known as the ED Club) in the academic year 2003-’04. After formation, the ED club has conducted a series of entrepreneurial awareness programme inside and outside the College. The ED Club consists of 50 student members from commerce department. College Principal, and Heads of the the Department of Bcom Computer Application the ex-officio Patron of the Club.


Co-operation and Business Quiz

The ED club arranged Inter-departmental Business quiz programme. The Inaugural Session of the inter-departmental competition held on 17.11.2023 at 2.00 pm at the College smart room. Inaugural session was attended by 45 students, and 5 teachers. The function began with welcome speech of Club Coordinator, Smt. Amritha Prakashan, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Commerce. The function was inaugurated by Sri P M Ismael, Principal of the College.

The competetion started at 2.15 p.m. The Programme was Business quiz Competition. There were 12 groups participated in different disciplines. After Preliminary round, 5 groups were selected for final round of quiz. This competition was anchored by Sri.Amjad Khan Ismail , Student Coordinator of ED Club. The session was concluded at 4.00 p.m. Team from BCom department Abhijith P and Abhinav P won the first prize.

Entreprenurship Awareness Programme

The inauguration of the programme of ED Club was held on Friday 06th November 2023 at College Seminar Hall. The inaugural function was from 10.00 am to 11.00 am. 48 students, 12 staff members, and three DIC officials have attended the function. Welcome Speech was delivered by Club Co-ordinator, AmrithaPrakashan, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce followed by the Presidential Address by Dr. P M Ismael, Principal of the College. The Programme was inaugurated by Sri. I V Narayanan president , TECS. Key Note Address given by Sri. Girish Kumar KP , Taluk Industries Officer, Taliparamba. The speech was useful to the students as the same enlightened them about various aspects of entrepreneurship development. Felicitations were offered by Prof. ChandrabhanuM Vice Principal and Head of the PG Department of Commerce .Smt. P N Sulekha TECS Secretary, Sri. Rohith R Nambiar College Union Chairman. Vote of Thanks was given by ED Club Student Coordinator, Sri. AmjadKhan Ismail, 6th Semester B.Com.

Session I :
After tea break, the first session began at 11.00 a.m. and ended at 1.00 pm. This session was moderated by Sri.NikeshE , Asst. Professor, Dept. of commerce. The topic was ‘Scope of Entrepreneurship Development’. Sri. Sunil Kumar DIC official has conducted the session. The same was fruitful and the students were given awareness about making various products and scope of sales for their products. The students got many of their doubts clarified through discussion with resource person.

Training Programme on Paper Bags and File Making

Inaugural Session :

The inaugural session of the the programme was held from 10 am to 10.20 a.m at the college Seminar Hall on 14.3.2023. Around all staff & ED Club members whole heartedly co-operated and attended in this function. The programme began with Welcome Speech was delivered by Club Coordinator, Smt. Amritha Prakashan, Asst Professor, Dept. of Commerce, Presidential address was given by Sri.Nikesh E , Assistant professor, Department of Commerce. The Programme was inaugurated by Prof, M Chandrabhanu In-charge Principal of the college. Preethi MV, P.T.A Secretary offered felicitations. Kumari Nandana MP, ED club member rendered vote of thanks.

Session :

The training was given by LEO Eco Products CEO Mrs. Bharathi Sharma. The students were trained to make varieties of paper bags and office files. The Students were very interested to make different products . The Purpose of the Programme was to increase the entrepreneurial traits and qualities and to share how to make the products to the needy persons.

0n 6th November 2023, ED Club members bought raw materials for making files and thy made 100 files and handed over to college IQAC for distributing various departments.