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Entrepreneurship & Skill Development(CESD)

The education system should highlight the importance of entrepreneurship and prepare the students right from school and college education to get oriented towards setting up of enterprises which will provide them creativity, freedom and ability to generate wealth.

--- Dr. APJ.Abdul Kalam, Former President of India

Being private university we are committed to bridge the gap between Applied Skill & Education by introducing Entrepreneurial Training in every course we are running for which adequate infrastructure is available with us. The CESD is operating with the objective to fill the gaps in the form of trained faculty and focused programmes to inculcate entrepreneurial spirit among our students in particular & society at large.


"Develop institutional mechanism to create entrepreneurial culture in academic institutions to foster growth of innovation and entrepreneurship among the faculty and students”


  • To organize Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (EACs), Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (EDPs), Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs), Management / Executive Development Programs (MDPs) and Skill Development Programmes in the university campus as well as outside the campus for the wider transfer of technology & skill enabled entrepreneurial activities. With the partnership of Dept. of Science & Technology (DST) Ministry of MSME,  – Govt. of India, M.P. & different Research & Development Organizations.

  • To initiate five innovative student projects each year for new innovative product or business model development.

  • To organize Business Plan Competitions every year & guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as:    

01Preparing project reports

02Obtaining project approvals

03Loans and facilities from agencies of support system

04Information on technologies, etc.

  • To arrange interaction with entrepreneurs and create a mentor-ship scheme for student entrepreneurs.

  • To facilitate creation of entrepreneur’s club in Vindhaya region to foster culture of opting entrepreneurship as a career option.



At the MP Startup Conclave, Indore on 13th May, under the aegis of Smart City Satna Incubation Center, The team of MSME Business incubator,  AKS UNIVERSITY had shown their enthusiastic presence among 100+ Startup expo and 50+ distinguished speakers. The presence of honorable Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan had made another significant recognition at Brilliant Convention Center, Indore. The Madhya Pradesh Startup Conclave had witnessed the participation of various pillars of the startup ecosystem including policymakers from the government and private sector, innovators, entrepreneurs, academicians, investors, mentors, and other stakeholders. It had witnessed a variety of sessions including speed mentoring session, where startups had dialogue with leaders of educational institutions and startup space; how to start startup session, where startups has been guided by policymakers; funding session, where entrepreneurs had learning about various funding methods; pitching session, where startups had got opportunity to collaborate with investors and put forth their ideas for funding; and ecosystem support session, where participants had to learn about brand value and about promoting startup ecosystem in the state. AKS University team was led by Sh. Avnish Soni, Director, AKS UNIVERSITY, 2 Canopy presented by the faculty team (Dr. Akhilesh A. Waoo, Mr. Vivek K. Agnihotri, Er. Arpit Srivastava) and one of the students Mr. Amit Kushwaha (MCA) was present. The showcase highlighted were 1. IoT Enabled Smart Agriculture 2. Development of a range of Bioproducts for Agriculture.
AKS University, MSME Business Incubator, and Smart City Satna Incubation Center had proved that mega solutions for societies are coming from 3 tier cities and this was going to create historical examples in the upcoming future. Precisely, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had launched the Madhya Pradesh Startup Policy and addressed the startup community during the Madhya Pradesh Startup Conclave.                                                                                       


  • MOU Signing Ceremony (01-April-2022) :

AKS University hosted an MOU signing ceremony as well as a Hackathon Bootcamp. During the event, Hon'ble Pro Chancellor Er. Anant Soni, Vice Chancellor Dr. R.S. Tripathi, and Pro Vice Chancellor Dr. Harshavardhan Shrivastava signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Satna Smart City Incubation Centre and AKS University. This accomplishment is dedicated to AKSU students for their entire development and recognition as entrepreneurs. The Smart City Satna Incubation Center has provided AKS University with a significant approach and insights to create entrepreneurs, and this MOU has resulted in the establishment of a common platform where students can be inspired, innovate, and engage themselves on profitable ideas, and will lead through the support of mentors and domain expertise.

Satna Incubation Center also presented their attributes for HACKATHON1.0, which will be organized by them in the near future with respect to the presentation of numerous concepts and their executions. On the 1st of April, the MOU signing event was held, and Chief Guest Deputy Commissioner Nagar Nigam Satna, Shri Bhupendradev Parmar, was there and engaged with students. He gave mature perspectives on entrepreneurship and the New Education Policy 2020. He enthused pupils by emphasizing the importance of being an entrepreneur and how their innovative ideas may benefit society.

With all of this in mind, Smart Satna Hackathon 1.0 was explained in order to raise awareness and inspire students to participate in the Smart Satna Hackathon 1.0, which was organized by the Smart City Satna Incubation Center at AKS University. Sh. Deependra Singh Rajput, E-Governance manager smart city Satna, Sh. AmardeepDugal- Company Secretary Smart City Satna, Sh. Nitin Jain, Technology Lead Satna Incubation Centre, Sh. Akhilendraa Rai - Startup Mentor Satna Incubation Centre, Mrs. Ragini Tripathi, PR Manager and Startup Consultant smart city Satna incubation center, Sh. Uttam Dwivedi - Project. Manager Sh. Nitin Jain, Satna Incubation Center's Technology Lead, gave a presentation about Hackathon 1.0 and its background and vision.            

  • MSME IDEA HACKATHON 1.0 1st Stage of Evaluation of Innovative Idea by HI (AKS University) (06-april-2022) :

“Advising and assisting entrepreneurs as they embark on their entrepreneurial path”

In the program of MSME Idea Hackathon 2022 organized by the Ministry of MSME, Govt of India, from Host Institute, AKS University MSME Business Incubator, 23 innovative business ideas were presented and screened in the first stage of evaluation by the committee members on 6th of April 2022. Committee members of 6 experts, Ms. AnugyaHandoo, SSO, MSME Development Institute, Indore (MP), Sh. Pankaj Yadav, Assistant Manager, SME, State Bank of India, Sh. Nikhil Khandelwal, Member, Vindhya Chamber of Commerce, MM Sharda Rare Earth Pvt. Ltd. Satna (MP), Dr. Harshvardhan, Pro Vice-Chancellor, AKS University, Dr. S. S. Tomar, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture Science & Technology, AKS University, Satna, Prof. R. N. Tripathi, Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences, AKS University, Satna, these members have evaluated all business innovative ideas on a broad scale and recommended 14 best business innovative ideas. The presenters have delivered their ideas from various domains like Data Science, Biotechnology, Information technology, Engineering, Chemical Science, Food/Vendor Sectors, Agriculture, and Education sector. AKS University wishes all entrepreneurs the best of luck with their future enthusiastic goals and endeavors.                 

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