The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) has been recognised as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ (CoE) by the central government in the field of skilling ecosystem in the country.
An official gazette notification was issued by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in this regard in the second week of this month. The recognition is initially valid for five years.
Announcing the development, EDII Director General Dr Sunil Shukla said, EDII introduced the concept of entrepreneurship development and established how entrepreneurship can be learnt like any other academic discipline to set up own business. Against the backdrop that skills and knowledge are the driving forces of economic growth and social development for India, and in view of the changing global scenario, the institute has targeted varied sectors and sections of society to ensure wholesome economic growth on the premise of entrepreneurship.