Attending the call of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to create an enabling entrepreneurship ecosystem; SDI Bhubaneswar introduced the Entrepreneurship Support Drive in 9th May 2017 on the 1st Foundation Day of SDI Bhubaneswar. The initiative was launched by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of MoP&NG & MSDE.

Five students have started their entrepreneurial journey in their native locations with the technical & handholding support being provided by SDI Bhubaneswar.


  • Entrepreneurship workshops to encourage the students to start their own Micro business / Self-employment
  • Shortlisting with rigorous competition, counselling & background checks
  • Technical & handholding Support
  • Equipment /tool kit and consumables are being provided to the shortlisted students
  • Efforts are being made to rope-in banks/ Financial Institutions for additional financial funding
Name Trade Location Batch
Khirsagar Swain Welding Bargah 2nd Batch
Nirakar Muduli Electrician Jagatsinghpur 3rd Batch
Rohit Kumar Sahoo Welding Keonjhar 3rd Batch
Ripunjay Bidyadhar Welding Keonjhar 3rd Batch
Rashmi Ranjan Sahoo Electrician Cuttack 3rd Batch
Lalatendu Parida Electrician Cuttack 3rd Batch