NewGen IEDC
New Generation
Innovation and
Entrepreneurship
Development Centre

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NewGen IEDC is a program launched by National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India and is implemented by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

NewGen IEDC aims to inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the young Science and Technology students, encourage and support start-up creation through guidance, mentorship & support.

The presence of NewGen IEDC at Chitkara University will create a vibrant entrepreneurial culture amongst the students of Chitkara University. Few amongst the “Job-Seekers” would be converted to “Job-Generators” through the entrepreneurial route.

If you are a student/research scholar of Chitkara University and you have highly innovative business idea that has good commercial potential then you can apply for funding from Chitkara University NewGen IEDC.

You can receive funding of upto INR 250,000 for your project.

Functions of Chitkara University NewGen IEDC

  • To motivate, support and mentor students for identification, development and commercialization of their innovative ideas
  • To initiate targeted number of innovative student projects each year for new product development
  • To organize Business Plan Competitions/Innovation Camps/ Hackathons with active involvement of industry and alumni
  • To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support system, technologies information, etc.
  • To arrange interaction with entrepreneurs, bankers, professionals, potential customers and create a mentorship scheme for student innovators
  • To facilitate creation of entrepreneur’s club / E-Cells in the college to foster culture of entrepreneurship amongst students

Advisory Board Members

Head of the Host Institute:Dr. Madhu Chitkara
Member Secretary, NewGen IEDC Project, NSTEDB, DSTDr. Naveen Vasishta
Project Director & Co-Member Secretary-NewGen IEDC, EDII, AhmedabadMr. S B Sareen
Two senior faculty members from Host Institution preferably with
Relevant entrepreneurial / industry experience
Dr. Gurjinder Singh
Dr. Prateek Srivastava
Representative of a nearby Technology Business Incubator:Mr. Sumeer Walia
Dr. Adarsh Aggarwal, Manager, UCO Bank, Jansla
CA Rajat Bhatia
Representative of SIDBI / Local Bank:Manager, UCO Bank, Jansla
Representative from Local Industry AssociationMr. Vishal Khanna, Senior Assistant Director, FICCI
Two Alumni Entrepreneurs from the Host Institution:Mr. Amit Dogra, Orion eSolutions Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Shivansh Sethi, Co-founder Aiotize
Chief Coordinator:Dr. Archana Mantri
Coordinator and ConvenerMr. Sagar Juneja

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

  • Dr. Archana Mantri

    Vice Chancellor
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Chief Coordinator (IEDC)

  • Dr. Bonny Banerjee

    The University of Memphis, USA
    AI, Machine Learning and Embedded Systems

  • Mr. Sumeer Walia

    Director, CEED
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Business and Start-up expert

  • Dr. I S Sandhu

    Professor & Dean
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Nano-material and Physics

  • Dr. Meenu Khurana

    Dean, Computer Sciences
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Software Expert

  • Dr. Sachin Ahuja

    Associate Director, CURIN
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Software Expert

  • Dr. Nitin Saluja

    Associate Director, CURIN
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Electronics and product design expert

  • Dr. Vijay Kumar Jadon

    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mechatronix Expert

  • Mr. Deepak Nair

    Visiting Faculty at Mechatronix,
    Automation and Product Design Expert

  • Dr. K.R. Ramkumar

    Associate Professor
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mobile Networks, Big Data, IoT

  • Dr. Sartajvir Singh

    Associate Professor (ECE)
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Image Processing, Remote Sensing

  • Dr. Adarsh Agrawal

    Professor, CEED
    Business and Start – up Expert

  • Mr. Gaurav Goyal

    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Software and Embedded Systems

  • Mr. Varinder Singh

    Project Manager, CURIN
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mobility and Vehicle design Expert

  • Mr. Chanpreet Singh

    Project Manager, NewGen, IEDC
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mechanical and Tool room expert

  • Mr. Gurpreet Singh

    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mechatronics Expert

  • Mr. Sagar Juneja

    Associate Professor (ECE)
    Chitkara University
    Electronics Expert and Coordinator (IEDC)

News Highlights

Chitkara University NewGen IEDC participated in IIC training program

MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) organized a two day ‘IIC Innovation Ambassador Training Series’ in Jalandhar on January 16-17, 2020. Mr. Chanpreet Singh (Project Manager) and Ms. Aaishwarika Raj Sharma (Research Assistant) from Chitkara University... readmore

Chitkara University NewGen IEDC Participated in ‘Punjab Innovation and Technology Summit’ held on November 5, 2019

In order to give a push to the culture of research and innovation in the state of Punjab for the social & economic development of the state, ‘Punjab Innovation and Technology Summit’ was organized in The Lalit Hotel Chandigarh on November 5, 2019... readmore