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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

EDII Contributing to Start-up India

The EDII or Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India is a not-for-profit institution and
an autonomous body. Due to its excellence in the field of entrepreneurship and its contribution
to the Start-up India programme, it has been declared as the nodal institute for start-ups by the
Gujarat state government.
In its role as nodal institute for start-ups, the EDII will provide the required guidance and
counseling sessions to entrepreneurs who are thinking of establishing their own companies.
EDII’s pro entrepreneurship schemes vastly benefit those who want to innovate and
experiment in the fields of biotechnology, manufacturing, plastics, agri-business, chemicals, and
food processing.
EDII: A Class Apart
The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India was established with a particular vision
in mind which is to become a reputed national resource institution involved in research,
training, institution building and entrepreneurship education.
The main aim of this institution is to send out smart, competent, logical and creative thinkers
who will introduce fresh ideas into the entrepreneurial world along with young talent and
deeply rooted ethics and morals. The EDII also has a duty towards overseeing the growth and
development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and ensuring that they grow into the
major corporations of tomorrow. The EDII provides institution building and research,
management education and training.
Achievements of EDII
• A huge number of 1286 students who have graduated from PGPs.
• A large group of 12770 learners who are registered for Open Learning Programme.
• The institute has imbibed the entrepreneurial spirit in around 1090 youth and 1895 children.
• A large number of 12,900 students who are pursuing entrepreneurship.

Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge, P.O. Bhat 382428, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
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Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
• A total of 920 students from JGI, Bangalore who have pursued EDII’s course at graduate and
post-graduate levels.
• EDII has around 4.5 lakh students who are interested in entrepreneurship and the institute
has organized close to 6000 entrepreneurship awareness programmes.

Courses Offered at EDII
There are two post-graduate programmes available at the EDII. One of them is PGDM-BE and
the other is PGDM-DS.
• PGDM-BE: The Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Business Entrepreneurship was
specially designed to enable students to set up their own businesses and provide them with the
necessary skills, knowledge and talent to expand and diversify their business enterprises. This
course is also very helpful for those who are expected to take over their family business
someday.
• PGDM-DS: The Post Graduate Diploma in Management- Development Studies is one of the
flagship courses of the EDII and was specially created to provide students with proper analytical
and conceptual skills needed for managers of tomorrow. Developing entrepreneurial solutions
to poverty and low level of livelihood is also a part of the academic programme. This
management programme also helps people to think of new initiatives for corporate social
responsibility (CSR projects) and to help build up the economy through entrepreneurship.

Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge, P.O. Bhat 382428, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.
PH: +91 - 79 – 23969151; Mo: +91-9825528918
Email: pgp@ediindia.org ; Website: http://ediindia.ac.in