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Latest Update: July 2018
Nehru Group of Institutions is very proud to announce that, Research & Development Cell, NGI has received grant of Rs. 2.87 crores (Rupees Two Crore and Eighty Seven Lakhs) for New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre(NewGen IEDC) from NSTEDB, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi & EDII, Ahmedabad. NewGen IEDC is a five-year programme to be implemented at Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore in a space of 5,000 sq.ft. A max of 20 and min of 10 New Innovative Projects will be supported in a year. It is notable that out of 389 applications, we were shortlisted as one among 25 Educational Institutions for Presentation. After the presentation at Ahmedabad, on 06.07.2018 it was announced by the Government that we are selected among the 10 finalist to promote Entrepreneurship in their Institutions. A very exciting moment that, NGI is one among the 6 Institutions in the Tamil Nadu supported with NewGen IEDC Programme for past three years.

Dr.S.Prakash, Director : Research of Nehru Group of Institution, Coimbatore

Prakash is a renowned person with more than a decade years (19 years) of Teaching and Research experience with top institutions. He has mastered his Doctorate in the area of Finance & System which was highly commendable. He has marked his footprints in more than 26 international conferences, adding to it he had published 29 international journals, among them he was awarded for his best paper presentation on the title “Crash of merges and Amalgamation in Indian Corporate sector” by prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore. He was also honored as “Best Professor of the month” by higher education review magazine during July ‘14.

Software Engineering, International Business Management, International Finance management, FOREX Management & EMIX policy is few of his Books which he penned for various universities.

His vast interest in Research molded him to be the Chief convener for a Ten day ICSSR course on, “Research Methodology in Social Science for Ph.D Scholars” for the seminar and Rs. 5,50,000 Lakhs had been funded by ICSSR at Nehru Group of Institution.

He had served the Research Scholar community by conducting a one day research seminar titled, “Effective Writing Project Proposal in Engineering and Management Streams” at Nehru Institute of Technology. To be the pioneer in South India, he received Rs.23,00,000 Lakhs through Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana as a Tool for Financial Inclusion – A study with special reference to Rural Parts of Coimbatore District, Tamilnadu.

Beyond this being a leader he had chaired the sessions for many International and National conferences and coordinated many Faculty Development programs which enrich the teaching ability of many peers.

He also proved himself to be good facilitator as he guided Three scholars who had successfully completed their Ph.D and currently he is guiding Fourten Doctoral Research scholars. He is specialized in discovering the talents of the students and motivating them to achieve many mile stones in their life. Currently he is in the Editorial Board for seven International Journals.

He is a member in Academic council for Autonomous colleges, served as a coordinator for NBA & NAAC and autonomous committee, life member of American Management Association (AMA), Coimbatore Management Association (CMA), Association of Scientists, Developers, Faculties (ASDF) and Presiding the Madras Management Association – Student chapter. He also visited various countries such as USA, Singapore and Malaysia.

PROJECTS SANCTIONED

Funding Agency Coordinator(s) Approval letter no. with date Scheme Title College Year of funding Duration Amount Sanctioned Status
ICSSR,New Delhi Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell F.No:5-12/RMC/TCB/GEN/2015-16 RMC ICSSR Course on Research Methodology in Social Science for Ph.D Scholars Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology 2015-2016 12 Days 5,50,000 Completed
TIFAC-DST, New Delhi Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell T.I.(WS-06) TIFA/2016 IP Awareness Programme Nehru Group of Institutions 2016-2017 1 Day 80,000 Completed
AICTE, New Delhi Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell F.No.6-151/RIFD/FDP/Policy-1/2016-17 AQIS Scheme FDP on “Data Analysis & Structural Equation Modeling using SPSS and Smart PLS” Nehru Institute of Engineering and Technology 2016-2017 12 Days 7,00,000 Ongoing
DST, New Delhi & EDII Ahmedabad Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/RA/009 dt.10.10.2018 DST-NIMAT Project Faculty Development Programme Nehru Group of Institutions, Coimbatore 2017-2018 2 Weeks 2,50,000 Completed
EDII & DST, Ahmedabad Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell & Ms. B. Priyanka, Research Assistant EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/263 dt.26.04.17 DST-NIMAT Project Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme Nehru Arts and Science College 2017-2018 3 Days 60,000 Completed
EDII & DST, Ahmedabad Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/175 dt.26.04.17 & EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/EAC-02 dt.31.07.17 DST-NIMAT Project Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme Nehru College of Engineering and Research Centre 2017-2018 3 Days 80,000 Completed
EDII & DST, Ahmedabad Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/EAC-02 dt.31.07.17 DST-NIMAT Project Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme PK Das Institute of Medical Sciences 2017-2018 3 Days 20,000 Ongoing
EDII & DST, Ahmedabad Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/EAC-02 dt.31.07.17 DST-NIMAT Project Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme Jawaharlal College of Engineering and Technology 2017-2018 3 Days 1,00,000 Completed
EDII & DST, Ahmedabad Dr. S. Prakash, Director—Research & Head ED Cell EDII/DST-NIMAT/17-18/EAC-02 dt.31.07.17 DST-NIMAT Project Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme Nehru College of Pharmacy 2017-2018 3 Days 60,000 Completed
Total = 20,60,000 (Rupees Twenty Lakhs and Sixty Thousand only)

Upcoming Event
Faculty Development Programme (FDP) in Entrepreneurship from 09th to 21st April, 2018.

The programme is sponsored by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, New Delhi and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad.

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Contact
Programme Director
Dr. S. Prakash,
Director - Research & Head ED - Cell,
Ph: +91 98427 03828, +91 95978 88907
Email: drprakashresearch@gmail.com

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp at Nehru College of Pharmacy : 06-Oct 2017

Research & Development Cell, Nehru Group of Institutions organised Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp at Nehru College of Pharmacy, Thrissur, Kerala during 05th, 06th & 07th October, 2017. An event that saw the inspired young entrepreneurs having ideation to make them as Job Creators in Pharmaceutical field.

The Chief Guest of the program was Dr. K. Balakrishnan, Principal Scientist Bannari Amman Institute of Technology - Technology Business Incubator (BIT-TBI), Sathyamangalam, Tamil Nadu and Resource persons were Shri. K. Chandran, Former AGM, Indian Overseas Bank & Finance Manager, Nehru Group of Institutions & Shri. Shanmugaperumal Managing Director, SPAK.

Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp : 26-July 2017

Research and Development cell of NGI organised an Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp , to encourage our students to be the job creators and not job seekers.

Seminar on "ENTREPRENEURIAL CAREER AND ASPIRATIONS" 14-July 2017

The Chief Guest of the events was Shri. S. B. Sareen, Project Director : DST NIMAT Project & Head, Centre for SMEs & Business Development Services, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad.Well, the support and guidance of the Chief Guest to our students will definitely take them to peaks. A propel of Students innovation to Start Ups @ JCET through Entrepreneurship Development Cell.

IPR Awarness Programme

Workshop on INITIATION, INVENTION AND INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS INCUBATION

The Chief Guest for the workshop is Shri. Sathesh Kumar, Deputy Director, Ministry of MSME, Coimbatore. R& D Cell organizes the workshop in Nehru Institute of Engineering & Technology and Nehru College of Engineering & Research Centre on 24th and 25th October, 2016.
The workshop includes multi sessions for strategic key ideas, innovative entrepreneurship and creating enterprises. Technology Business incubation for unique combination of business development processes, infrastructure and students. To initiate incubation activities in Technology Business Centre to facilitate technology commercialization.

Date: 24-Oct-2016
Workshop on INITIATION, INVENTION AND INNOVATION IN TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS INCUBATION. - NIET - NGI Coimbatore