SAKSHAM

Roychand Chenraj Centre for Innovation,
Incubation and Entrepreneurship (RCCIIE)
“Make your ideas eventuate”

Today the need of hour is socio-economic transformation of India based on entrepreneurial spirit and for that matter effective implementation of creative and innovative ideas which are to be nurtured carefully. ARKA JAIN UNIVERSITY is dedicated to the cause of promoting innovation driven entrepreneurship and strengthening entrepreneurship ecosystem. In this direction the University is relentlessly guiding its students to be more inclined towards creating jobs rather than getting one. Therefore, to assist the students to become self-employed and create employment opportunities, the university has come forward to provide every possible support to them by way of setting up SAKSHAM – Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) which will work as catalyst for entrepreneurship development within the university and also for aspiring youth in general.

OBJECTIVE
  • To create awareness on entrepreneurship among the students
  • To identify and motivate budding entrepreneurs.
  • To organize guest lectures by trailblazing entrepreneurs
  • To help the students to undertake entrepreneurial ventures and assist them in incubating a business/setting up a new business and promoting startups.
  • To procure/mobilize grants/assistance/collaboration from industries, government and other bodies to promote entrepreneurship.
  • To build a vibrant startup ecosystem, by establishing a network between academia, financial institution, industries and other institutions
VISION

Our primary objective is to inculcate entrepreneurial and innovative spirit among our students and to provide a platform for budding entrepreneur to start a business venture fulfilling the greater goals of the society and nation particularly serving the interest of the bottom of the pyramid.

MISSION

Creating awareness among students and other sections of society regarding various aspects of entrepreneurship like new business prospects, government schemes for entrepreneurs, essentials for formulating business plan and building start-up, to develop their inner entrepreneurial potentials, qualities and to support them to achieve their goal of establishing their venture by way of creating an effective consortium of relevant institutions.

OUTCOME:
  • To help our students’ to actualize their innovative ideas.
  • To help students’ start-up idea get translated into early stage businesses with a definite commercial value
  • To build a dynamic start-up eco system.
SUPPORT AREAS
RCCIIE provides support in following areas:
  • Support in Building Ideas and Projects
  • Mentorship and Training
  • Start-Up Seed Capital
  • Work Space
  • Networking with Investors
  • Legal Services and Financial Advice

MODUS OPERANDI

The Centre works at three levels

Generating Awareness

  • Organizing Visits to Start Ups
  • Organizing Guests Lectures, Technical Sessions, Panel Discussion by successful, experienced as well as young entrepreneurs on functional aspect of starting and running a business
  • Organizing Entrepreneurship Summits

Developing Competencies

  1. Organizing workshops, Business Plan Competitions thereby facilitating the process of incubating and strategizing business ideas
  2. Encouraging students to participate in programmes and undertake courses which enhances their entrepreneurial skill
  3. Getting students involved in real-life entrepreneurial projects
  4. Assisting the students to transform their innovative ideas into executable business ventures including floating the pilot project by way of extending all possible support
  5. Helping budding entrepreneurs to procure financial support from angel investors and mobilizing venture capital to nurture and translate potentially viable ideas to be set up as sustainable enterprises

Developing Attitude

  • Organizing motivational talks and experience sharing sessions
  • Providing psychological support to budding entrepreneurs through mentoring and organizing life skill programmes.
  • Recognizing the success of budding entrepreneurs and publishing / highlighting their success stories

FOCAL AREAS / THRUST AREAS

Although RCCIIE aims to promote business and entrepreneurship in general, it does emphasize on following areas/ sectors to achieve greater social, cultural and environmental goals:

  • Healthcare
  • Renewable Energy
  • Waste Management
  • Water And Sanitation
  • Housing and slum development
  • Fruit Processing
  • Ready-made Garments of Jharkhand
  • Handicrafts of Jharkhand
  • Handloom of Jharkhand
  • Miniature Paintings of Jharkhand
  • Sports Goods
  • Herbal Medicines
  • Information Technology/ E-Learning and E-Business
  • Electrical Appliances
  • Leather Goods
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • General Stores
  • Agriculture Implements

EXECUTIVE BOARD

An Executive Board is responsible for the overall management and directional leadership of RCCIIE. The Executive Board comprises the following:

  • Executive Chairperson: Shri Amit Shrivastav
  • Executive Director: Prof. (Dr.) Arunava Narayan Mukherjee, Dean School of Commerce Management
  • Secretary-General: Prof. Priya Raman
  • Member Secretary: Prof. Chanchal Mandal
  • Incharge Research & IT Wing: Prof. Biman Maity & Prof. Rama Singh
  • Office Secretary: Shri Nazish Shahid, Sr. Executive, School of Commerce and Management
  • Treasurer: Prof. Atul Pathak
  • Members: Faculty and students (To be nominated on the basis of proportionate representation from all Schools/Department)
  • Advisors: To be Nominated (Internal & External)
  • Advisors: To be Nominated (Internal & External)

FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE CONTACT

Dean’s Office
School of Commerce and Management
ARKA JAIN University, Jharkhand
Mobile: +91-7411485210
Email : deansoffice.scom@arkajainuniversity.ac.in