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Enterprise Development Institute (EDI)
Enterprise Development Institute (EDI) is a non-profit registered Institute established in 1999. It was  promoted by Bengal National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BNCCI) with Govt. of West Bengal under 'Assistance to Training Institutions Scheme’ of Ministry of MSME, Govt of India. EDI has been conducting entrepreneurship & skill development training and management courses for various target groups.

Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU)
NSOU (Established in 1997), the State University of West Bengal works with the vision to contribute to the building up of quality human resource base of the state and collaborate with other open universities / institutes towards the improvement of quality of distance education and promote and develop appropriate technology to create the distance education of an international standard in our country.

Admission going on for JULY, 2015 Session for

               Name            Fees (Rs) Eligibility Course Highlights
Export-Import Management
(One year Post Graduate Diploma)
12000/- Graduate from any recognized university
Basic Concept, Foreign Trade Policy, Foreign Trade Environment, Product Identification, Export Marketing, Export Pricing, Export-Import Procedure &  Documentation, Export Finance-  Role of Different Promotional Institutions and financial agencies-Project Report Preparation
Travel & Tourism
(One Year Post  Graduate Diploma)
12000/- Graduate from any
recognized university
It covers subjects like Tourism Practices–Entrepreneurship-Accounting & Legal Aspect-Travel agency, Tour Operation, Tour Guide, Hospitality and Transport, Govt. Tourism Policy, Marketing & Ticketing, Project Report Preparation
 Entrepreneurship Development & Small Business Management
(One Year Diploma)
9000/- Passed
Class XII / or  equivalent
The course comprehensively covers Entrepreneurship, Business opportunities,  Operations Mgt., Marketing Mgt., General Mgt, Financial Mgt, Project Report Preparation, Plant visit etc.

*Cost of prospectus cum application form –Rs 200/- , Registration & Development Fee –Rs 230/- extra 

Target Group :  Existing businesspersons, new entrepreneurs, working persons & students having required qualifications can take admission.

Admission open  fom 15th May to 30th June, 2015


  • Faculty from Industry & Academe
  •  Assistance for starting business
  • Good Infrastructure, AC Classroom
  • Class sessions only on Sundays from 12 Noon to 4pm
  • Opportunity to attend business workshop and seminars free of cost
  • Plant visit / study tour /Trade Fair

For details, please contact :

Enterprise  Development  Institute (Study Centre- P-01)
Plot-IB-194, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700106 (beside Columbia Asia Hospital)
Ph: 033-2335-7258 /2335-7681
E-mail :
Website :


Other  Courses

Entrepreneurship Development Activities

EDI has been gradually expanding its activities. The Institute provides support to both existing and prospective entrepreneurs covering different target groups like women, rural and urban poor, unemployed youth, science & technology persons, voluntarily retired persons, ex-servicemen, retiring service men, minorities, field and middle-level executives of SMEs in Kolkata & in the districts of West Bengal.

i)   Entrepreneurship Development Programs (2 to 6 weeks duration) for certain target groups like women, unemployed youth, rural and urban poor, ex-servicemen, voluntarily retired persons, science & technology persons etc. as sponsored by various Govt and other organizations. Special Entrepreneurship Development Programmes on specific trade like jute, floriculture, handicrafts, plastic, food processing, biotechnology, travel and tourism, pisciculture etc are also being conducted.
EDI has been conducting EDP training for the selected candidates under PMEGP, BSKP and other schemes as sponsored by the KVIC, DICs and KVIB.

ii)  Entrepreneurship Awareness Camps (1 to 3 days duration) in the Universities, Colleges, Technical/         Management Institutes and NGOs as sponsored by Govt. agencies or the above organizations/ Institutes.

iii)  Entrepreneurship Motivation Programme:
   2 to 4 days programme for unemployed youth in all districts through Employment Exchanges.

iv) Faculty Development Programme on entrepreneurship: 1 to 2 weeks duration for the faculties/ teachers of colleges, Technical Institutes, NGOs etc

iv)  Trainer’s Training Programme (entrepreneurship): 2 to 4 weeks programme for representatives of NGOs, teachers, Govt. officials etc

v)  Capacity building Programme :
2 to 5 days for NGOs, Business Associations etc

vi)   Vocational Training
on Fashion Garments, Diversified Jute Products, Silk screen Printing, Batik Printing, fabric Printing, Block Printing, candle making etc.

 Courses for Defence personnel
(Sponsored by Directorate General Resettlement, Ministry of Defense, Government of India)

a. Certificate course on Entrepreneurship Development and Small Business Management   (with the Netaji Subhas Open University)

b. Certificate Course on Travel & Tourism Management (with the NSOU)

c. Training in Export-oriented Floriculture &  Horticulture Business.

Future Programme:

a.     NGO Management/ Social Enterprise Development Programme
Family Business Development Programme

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