Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) in Gandhinagar


Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) in Gandhinagar

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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) in Gandhinagar

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) is a reputed not-for-profit institution and set up as an autonomous body, registered under the Societies Registration Act. The institute is located close to Ahmedabad Airport at the village Bhat in Gandhinagar District. The institute was founded in 1983 and is sponsored by apex financial institutions, namely the State Bank of India (SBI), IFCI Ltd. IDBI Bank Ltd, ICICI Ltd.

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI) in Gandhinagar

The institute has carried out the task assigned by the Ministry of External Affairs (India), to set up Entrepreneurship Development Centres in Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Lao PDR. EDI conducts several national and international training programmes which include Rural Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (REDPS), Training Programme, On Agri-Clinics And Agri-Business Centres Trainers’ Training Programme, Rural Industries Programme (RIP), Workshop on RED, Strategy for Chief Executives of NGOs, Programme on Informal Micro Finance Delivery System ( IMFDS ).

The Entrepreneurship Development Institute also offers NGO-Banker Interface on Rural Entrepreneurship Development, Establishment of Science & Technology Entrepreneurship (STED) Project, Certificate Course for Rural Business Development Services, National Meet of RED Trainer-Motivators, Managing NGOs for Sustainable Development, Training Programme on Rural Marketing and Financial Management and Accounting System of NGOs for the central government, state governments and international organisations.

The EDI Campus:

The EDI campus, pledged by the Government of Gujarat is one of the well maintained educational campuses anywhere in the world. The campus has been awarded the prestigious `Aga Khan Award in the year 1992.

Campus Area : 23-acre (93,000 m2) with Sprawling lawns, thick leafy trees and flora. The buildings are developed around inner courtyards and loggias which are a major source of light and ventilation.

Classrooms, Lecture Halls and Seminar Halls:

  • Three classrooms with a capacity of 70 each
  • Two classrooms with a capacity of 45 each
  • Three classrooms with a capacity of 35 each
  • A 50 seater Lecture Halls (2)
  • A 70 seater Seminar Halls (4)
  • An auditorium with a capacity of 402
  • Manthan – Conference Hall with a capacity of 100

Adhyayan I – Hall with a capacity of  72, sponsored by the Department of Small Scale Industry, Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO), Government of India.

Adhyayan IV – Innovation Centre with a capacity of  60 which has been set up at the Institute by the Department of Science & Technology, National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board and Government of India.

EDI Library and Information Centre (EDILIC)

EDI’s library is well equipped with more than 30000 which includes back volumes, books, text and reference books, CDs and other materials such as Business Opportunities, Text Books, Serial Publications, Reference Books, Economic and Industrial Surveys, Research Reports, Biographies of Entrepreneurs, Handbooks, Project Profiles on Products, Directories, Working Papers, Encyclopaedias, Newspaper Clippings and Dictionaries mainly on entrepreneurship and related subjects.

Computer Centre :

The Institute’s computer centre is well equipped with state-of-art technology and updated software.

National Programmes:

The institute offers unique Post Graduate Programmes under its Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Research.

1. Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Development Studies
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Business Entrepreneurship
3. Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Business Management – Open Learning Program
4. Summer Camps for Children and Youth
5. Faculty Development Programme in Entrepreneurship
6. SME’ s Business & Development Services
7. International Centre for Cluster Competitiveness, Growth and Technology(IC3GT)
8. Social Entrepreneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility
9. Women Entrepreneurship
10. Micro Enterprise and Micro Finance Development (MEMFD)

International Programmes:

1. SME Banking & Financial Services
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Business Entrepreneurship (PGDM-BE)
3. Entrepreneurship & Small Business Promotion
4. Capital Markets & Investment Banking
5. Informal Sector Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Local Economic Development
6. Business Research Methodology & Data Analysis
7. Promoting Innovations & Entrepreneurship through Incubation
8. Industrial, Infrastructure and Sustainable Project Preparation & Appraisal
9. Agri-Entrepreneurship and Supply Chain Management
10. Cluster Development Executives (CDEs) Programme
11. Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship Development
12. Entrepreneurial Management
13. Sustainable Livelihoods and Mainstreaming with Market
14. Entrepreneurship Education to Strengthen Emerging Economies

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Contact Information:

Name of Business : Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDI)
Business Address : Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge
City & Pin Code
: P.O. Bhat 382 428, Dist. Gandhinagar
State & Country : Gujarat, India
Phone No : +91 – 079 – 23969153, 23969151, 23969163
Fax No : +91 – 079 – 23969164
Business Category : Education & Career
Type of Business : Entrepreneurship Development



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