VMKV Engineering College is the first college in this region selected by Ministry of MSME, Government of India, New Delhi to recognize our institution as Business Incubator under the scheme Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of SMEs through Incubators. The aim of the incubator is to incubate/promote the innovative ideas of Engineering students, technocrats and industrialists and providing financial and technical support for promoting entrepreneurship by the Ministry of MSME, GoI, New Delhi. Accordingly the college has setup an Incubator centre namely “Prof.Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Business Incubator”, and all the 7 innovative ideas presented by the institution have been approved and sanctioned by the Ministry for financial grant to the tune of 43.5 Lakhs in the year 2015-16.
|S. No.||Name of the Incubatee||Title of the Idea/Total Amount Sanctioned by MSME/Project Details|
|1||S. Alagappan||Mileage Promoter Gears (MPG)
|2||S. Iswarya||Effective bio-degradation of waste polyethylene using potent microbial strains and its methodology based applications.
|3||V. Suhandan||Cryogenic grinding with unaltered qualities of spices
|4||Hari Krishna K.S.||Design and fabrication of leg holder for supporting rural woman in labor process.
|5||Sambhasan Banerjee||Design of textile effluent treatment plant and implementation of aquaponics.
|6||O. Mounika||Edible water bubble and its formulated products
|7||D. Jothi||Application of Enzyme extracted from Aloe Vera plant in textile, leather and paper industries.
|Total (including Infrastructure facility)||43,51,600|
|S.No||Name of the Applicant||Title of the Idea||Total Amount sanctioned by MSME-CoE|
|1||Mr. R. Chandrasekar, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering||Development of Ac And Refrigeration Using Exhaust Heat From 4 Stroke Engine||Rs. 1,42,800
|2||Mrs. C. Nirmala, Assistant Professor, Department of Biotechnology||Extraction of High Value Biomolecules from Food Wastes||Rs.89,250
|S.No||Name of the Incubatee||Title of the Idea/Total Amount Sanctioned by MSME/Project Details|
|1||Mr. C.Thiagarajan||Intelligent Helmet
|2||Mr. C.Thiagarajan||Smart Vision System for Visually Impaired People
In continuation to the above, the Ministry placed the only 5 proposals in their meeting as first phase and called the representatives from the Host Institute to present the above proposals in New Delhi. Accordingly Dr.A.Nagappan, the Principal and Executive Head of the Business Incubator and Dr.V.Anbazhagan, the Manager of the Business Incubator visited New Delhi, participated in the selection meeting convened by the Development Commissioner (MSME) and presented the 5 proposals in the presence of top officials of the Ministry. We are glad to mention that 2 proposals have been sanctioned the financial grant to the tune of 10.75 Lakhs and 2 proposals have been deferred for clarifications.
Grant sanctioned for implementation of the scheme "Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of SMEs through Incubators” to the tune of Rs. 10,75,000/- from Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of India for the following projects.
|S.No||Name of the Incubatee||Title of the Idea||Total Amount sanctioned by MSME|
|1||Dhurga. B, BE., Final Year/ECE, VMKVEC||Advanced women safety system for physical harassment and acid attacking||Rs. 4,50,000|
|2||Shankari Sethuraman, BE., Final Year/ECE, VMKVEC||Enhanced blind view accident avoidance system for vehicles||Rs. 6,25,000|
|Total (including Infrastructure facility)||Rs. 10,75,000|
|S.No||Title of the Innovative Idea||Name of the Incubatee||Institution / Company|
|1||Aadhaar Card Based Processing System||Priyanka Ganesan, BE., Final Year/ECE, VMKVEC||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|2||Women safety system
||Dhurga. B, BE., Final Year/ECE, VMKVEC||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|3||Enhanced Blind View Accident Avoidance System for Vehicles||Shankari Sethuraman, BE., Final Year/ECE, VMKVEC||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|4||Light weight Composite Spring
||Amit Kumar Chaudhary, III Year - B.E, Mechanical Engineering, VMKVEC||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|5||Solar Lighting using OFC
||Prabhat Dev. M, B.E. FINAL YEAR, Sona College of Technology||Sona College of Technology, Salem|
|6||Vegetable Oil based Solar Stove
||M. Sivanantham, BE-III year, Mechanical, VMKVEC||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|7||Production of Biocellulose from Coconut Waste Water||Naveen Raj. B, II Year, B.Tech., Biotechnology, VMKVEC||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|8||Novel Technique for Preserving Fruits to retain natural nutrient content||Mr. Dhanush, II Year B. Tech., Biotechnology, VMKVEC||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|9||Rich Antioxidant and Potent Antimicrobial Activity based Medicinal Plants to develop a Multipurpose Skin Care Product||Dr.V.K.Evanjelene, R&D Manager, Alpha Omega Hi-Tech Bio Research Centre, 16, Anbu Nagar, Gorimedu, Salem – 636 008||Alpha Omega Hi-Tech Bio Research Centre, 16, Anbu Nagar, Gorimedu, Salem – 636 008|
|10||Development of Azolla-Based Food Products for Human Consumption||K.C.P. Rajamanikandan, 38-1/15, Dharmanagar, 4th cross, Sriram auditor house, Salem- 636008||38-1/15, Dharmanagar, 4th Cross, Sriram auditor house, Salem- 636008|
|11||Smart Security Device for IoT Devices
||Subash S N, IV BE - CSE, VMKVEC, Salem||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
|12||Distributed Governance Infrastructure
||Subash S N, IV BE - CSE, VMKVEC, Salem||VMKV Engineering College, Salem|
Our Institution has been identified by Ministry of Commerce and Industries, GoI New Delhi as an Incubator for providing recommendation letter to start-ups for availing funding benefits from various Government agencies. This privilege has been accorded by the Ministry to selected incubators throughout the country and we are first among them for getting that coveted status. Out of 207 Incubators throughout the country only 47 incubators have been selected by the Ministry for issuing recommendation to funding agencies for start-ups. Our Institution is first in the list out of 47 through which the start-up India campaign is being popularised among the budding entrepreneurs. The recommendation letter has to be issued to beneficiary after due verification and diligence in the capacity of Executive Head of the Business Incubator.
Prof. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Business Incubator (BI) has given the recommendation letter for the following companies
- Knovonat Industries, Salem
- Blackswan Infotech Private Limited
“Prof.Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Business Incubator” has also submitted 11 proposals for financial support from MSME – Centre of Excellence, IISc, Bangalore. The Director of the Centre Mr.S.M.Jamkhandi very much appreciated the innovative ideas and effort of VMKV Engineering College and immediately selected 2 ideas and sanctioned financial support to the tune of 3 Lakhs each and further 5 of our projects have been approved for financial sanction. Further the remaining 4 proposals would be considered for financial support shortly.
Project Proposals accepted by IISc-MSME Centre of Excellence for Funding
- Development of AC and Refrigeration using exhaust heat from 4-stroke Engine
- Automative Fuel Limiter
- Production of soap from food-waste
- Walking stick with heart monitor (advanced warning for heart attack)
- Mobi heart monitor (advanced heart attack monitoring)
- Energy and power consumption efficient real time embedded system
- Effective resource & bandwidth sharing amongst terminal devices
- Smart parking management system by light
- Production of bio fertilizers from fruit and vegetable waste
Incubatee Mr. S. Alagappan along with the mentor Dr. A. Nagappan, Principal & Executive Head, explaining the progress of the project during special meeting held on 26.10.2016 to Prof. H. S .Jamadagni, Principle Investigator, MSME- CoE, IISc, Bangalore and Mr. S. M. Jamkhandi, Director, MSME- CoE, IISc, Bangalore.
VMKV Engineering is Collaborating with Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore for the past 5 years in the area of Food Processing Techniques. In this connection, our Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering has recently developed a High Frequency Induction Heater for cooking foods using pressure cookers having a high capacity of 60 litres. DFRL has taken this innovation and this new technology will be launched by the DRDO Chairman shortly. In addition we are currently developing Cryogenic grinding machine for spices, Chapathi Oil spraying and heating system, Solar Induction heater for food processing industries.
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