ED Clubs for vibrant youth

The Department is implementing ED clubs in educational institutions with a vision to promote entrepreneurship among talented youth. Higher secondary schools, Technical schools, ITI, Polytechnics, Arts and Science colleges are the target of this novel scheme. At least 25 members must be enrolled in each club which will be headed by the Principal of the Institution. A faculty member will be the co-ordinator. Rs. 20,000/- will be given to each club for its smooth functioning every year. The amount transfers to the joint account of the co-ordinator and head of the institution concerned. There is a prescribed application form which is available from the District Industries Centre or other related offices to organize ED clubs. The duly filled and signed forms to be submitted to these offices. Presently around 800 ED clubs are smoothly functioning in the State.