Entrepreneurship Development Cell

Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC)

Entrepreneurship is a key element of industrialization, economic progress and prosperity of a Nation. Entrepreneurs are expected to play vital role in the process of development by introducing innovations and demonstrating leadership qualities in the dynamic situation. Educating and training people for developing entrepreneurial capabilities through positive training interventions is the core objective of the Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) founded at Y.B. Chavan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad.


  • To motivate students to undergo Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP), skill development training and enhance self employment opportunities.
  • To transfer the technical know-how and assist the students in setting up entrepreneurial enterprises.
  • To carry out research and survey to find out the entrepreneurial potential of region.
  • To enhances industry-institute interaction via workshops, guest lectures, webinars and Industrial training/visits.
  • To create awareness about the charms of being an entrepreneur and consider entrepreneurship as lucrative , preferred and viable career option.
  • To initiates the frequent interaction of student with the alumni entrepreneurs.
  • To motivate, support and mentor the students for identification, development and commercialization of their innovative ideas.
  • To foster better linkages between the Institution, Industries and R&D institutions in the region and other related organizations engaged in promoting Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
  • To inculcate a culture of innovation driven entrepreneurship through student start-up support system.
  • To organize programmes on idea generation, business plan preparation and skill development.
  • To promote employment opportunities
  • To give knowledge and information about various proposals and schemes of the Governments for Entrepreneurship Development.

Enterpreneurs of Y.B. Chavan College of Pharmacy

S.No. Name of the Student/Alumni/Faculty enterpreneur Graduating year(applicable for student/alumni) Name of the company Started
1 Dr. Ravi Nandedkar 1994 M/s. Neture Ved Healthcare, Pune
2 Mrs. Deepali Jadhav 1995 M/s. Aryaansh Bio-Naturals Pvt. Ltd. Aurangabad
3 Dr. Santosh Khedkar 1999 Chem Bio Discovery Solutions, Boston, USA
4 Mr. Kartik Zanwar 1999 Amrut Pharmaceuticals, Chikalthana Aurangabad.
5 Mr. Ananad Nagapurkar 2000 M/s. Adora Products Ltd. MIDC Waluj, Aurangabad.
6 Ms. Anjali Gondhalekar 2000
7 Mr. Mukesh Jain 2000
8 Mr. Moti Malik 2000 Ten Minute Pharmacy, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.
9 Mr. Sayed Mudassir Hussain 2001 Skyline Life Sciences, Aurangabad.
10 Mr. Samir Siddiqui 2009 Job Net Placements, Aurangabad.
11 Mr. Sandip Phoke 2009
12 Mr. Mohd. Aslam Jawed 2011 Ora Research Labs LLP, Aurangabad
13 Mr. Mohammed Danish 2011 MY Pharma Labs, Aurangabad
14 Mr. Noorpasha Hiparge 2013 Alchemy Molecules LLP, Aurangabad
15 Mr. Syed Adil Ali 2013 Aromatica Pvt. Ltd. Aurangabad
16 Ms. Saba Nausheen 2016 Ora Naturals Pvt. Ltd. Aurangabad