E-Cell for Students

Entrepreneurship Development Cell RIT (E-Cell RIT), is a core branch of Student Activity Cell (SAC) of CIIED RIT. Ecell is Inaugurated on 14th Feb 2019 with the vision - "To develop an ecosystem that will nurture the development of the Entrepreneurial mindset of the RIT community; which will be able to solve the problems profitably.“



  • To provide efficient interaction between its major components spanning students, working professionals, aspiring and existing entrepreneurs, mentors, angel investors, venture capital firms and corporate through initiatives like interactive sessions.
  • To provide basic resources required for an Enterprise
  • To help the E-cell community identify, solve and deliver solutions profitably, with an entrepreneurial attitude.
  • To provide the necessary training programs for the E-Cell community.
  • To provide an efficient channel of communication between the E-Cell community and external institutions.


  • Work on R&D for Industry mainly for local small and medium enterprises.
  • Address local problems & find innovative and viable solutions.
  • TPromote culture of IPR, Technology Transfer & Commercialisation.
  • Nurture and promote creative ideas for its conversion into successful products & Technologies.
  • Interfacing and networking between Academic, R&D institutions, Industries, and Financial Institutions. 
  • Create new techno-start ups

Our Achievements:

  • The National Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021:

E-Cell RIT participated in the National Entrepreneurship Challenge (NEC), organized by E-Cell IIT Bombay in the year 2020-21. NEC is a six month long competition, more than 650+ colleges participated in this competition across India. The E-Cell RIT secured 1st Rank at the National Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021.

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  • Entrepreneur of the Week (EOTW):

E-Cell RIT conducts regular activities focussed on overall personality development. The E-Cell organizes many entrepreneurial sessions, events, competitions, and workshops. Entrepreneur of the Week (EOTW) is our flagship event where we invite entrepreneurs, business persons, and prominent personalities to share their experiences and help students develop an entrepreneurial mindset. We have invited many entrepreneurs to EOTW. One of them was Mr. Pankaj Dubey, MD/CEO Power Global India, Founder & CEO DSPIN Consulting. Mr. Pankaj Dubey is also a TEDx speaker and a well-established name in the Indian automobile industry having contributed significantly to Yamaha, Hero and Polaris.


Mr. Pankaj Dubey, MD/CEO Power Global India at the Entrepreneur of the Week conducted by E-Cell RIT

  • E-Cell RIT’s Collaborations:

The E-Cell RIT has collaborated with various organizations and startups for events and to grow the network. Here are some of them:

  • Indian Silicon Valley Podcast
  • The SidePath
  • E-Cell IIT Bombay
  • ACE Talks
  • Finotize Techno Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.
  • Agnipankh Foundation (NGO)
  • Lawyered
  • E-Cell KIT
  • Startup Reseau
  • Startups by E-Cell RIT’s Members:

As the vision of E-Cell RIT aims to solve the problems profitably, the E-Cell RIT members have founded the startups which solves the problems profitably and helps to build the entrepreneurial ecosystem within the RIT community.

Here are startups by the members of E-Cell RIT:

  • Intellitic Brains

Activities Performed in Academic Year 2022-23

Activities Performed in Academic Year 2022-23

Entrepreneur of the month

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Mr. Prasanna Joshi, Founder of Shikuya Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Prasanna Joshi, told us about his journey along with the ups and downs that happened in his life and gave a brief perspective of how to overcome the problems with a positive approach. The Q&A session started after their journey which is about 30 minutes. Different types of questions were asked by the students and they give the best answers to all. In the session Prasanna sir gave an offer for internships in their startup Shikuya as a content writer, bug remover, etc. The session EOTM was arranged as an open-for-all students.

Competition: Triathlon 3.0

Triathlon 3.0 was next successive edition of our previous two edition. For this triathlon we were arrange good competitive and thinkable case study. This case study is based on one movie and web-series streaming platform which is actually at struggling phase. For this competition nearly 30 students were participating and do very well. Triathlon competition was giving your idea about how future map rod for any organization can made so it will be succussed in define timeline.

Startup interaction: Bubble byte

Bubble byte

Bubble byte Pvt. Ltd. is startup founded by Mr. Amankhan Pathan. Who is alumni of RIT as well. Bubble byte venture is providing modern technical solution and they are mainly specialized in Microsoft office tools and video editing software as well. As now going with the time they had actually face various problems so during this interaction he share about all these experiences and how he found solution for that as well. Also because of this interaction we very well know how actually any startup work, competition faced during service-based startup.

Guest Session

Mr. Rajat Waragade

Mr. Rajat Waragade is founder of E-Cell RIT. During his tenure he set the value of ‘If someone is working for your dream then it’s your responsibility to work for their’ and still E-cell RIT work in this principle. Also, he was founder of one of startup Intellitec brain which was shutdown due to some reason. So, during this interaction he talk about all the up and downs, and also about actually E-cell RIT’s journey start. During this interaction new recruited member know about the journey of E-cell.

Entrepreneurship Visit: E-Summit 2023

Place: IIT Bombay, Powai

E-Summit is a unique student initiative that facilitates the interaction between students, industry experts, business leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs who share the common zeal to stand out of the league. This E-summit conducted for 2 days i.e., 28 and 29 Jan. This visit add various values in our entrepreneurial journey from where we actually fail, how to deal with all of this, and what are the new technology develop in this startup market and many more like that. Also arranging this visit is like very fresh to all of us.

Activities Performed in Academic Year 2021-22

Event Date Guest/Collaborator Participants
Pitching Workshop 15/01/2021 Mr. Indrajeet Nikam, Co-Founder, TGP Bioplastics 52
EOTW 16/01/2021 Mr. Ajinkya Kulkarni, Co-Founder, TalentBattle 45
The Inception: Panel Discussion 17/01/2021 Dr. Anand Kakade, Prof. Moshin Mulla, Prof. Shailesh Shirguppikar 30
NEC Finals 5-7/02/2021 - -
Orientation Program for First Year Students 23/03/2021 - 35
Triathlon 2.0 Competition 24/03/2021 - 48
Personality Test (Recruitment Process) 26/03/2021 - 67
Interview Process for Recuiment 28-31/03/2021 - 65
First Step Into Entrepreneurship 26/04/2021 Mr. Soham Dadarkar, Founder & Director of Soham Dadarkar Academy 56
Virtual Pitch Roadshow 27/07/2021 Startup Reseau 4
Failuare as a strategy for growth in disruptive innovation 25/08/2021 Dr. Subhasis Banerji, Founder & M.D at Synphne Pvt Ltd. Singapore. 75
MSMEx Bootcamp 30/08/2021 MSMEx 200+

Activities Performed in Academic Year 2020-21

Event Date Guest Participants
Give back to Society 30/12/2019-03/01/2020 Space Club,Rajat W, Aniket P, Soham C Total 100+
Illuminate 13/01/2020 Mr Puneet Raman, Founder & CEO at Prowisdom Growth 93
E-Summit IITB 2020 30/01/2020-02/02/2020 - 100
NEC Finals 01/02/2020-02/02/2020 - 6
EOTW 12/03/2020 Mr Shubham Kamat, Co-founder & Director at EDMRC GROUP 50
Indian Silicon Valley Podcast 30/08/2020 Mr Vineet Patawari, Co-founder & CEO at StockEdge & Elearnmarkets App streaming
EOTW 20/09/2020 Mr Dadu Salgar, Founder at Salgar Amrutatulya Chaha 116
Eureka Jr Workshop 02/10/2020 Mr Rajat Waragade, CEO at Intellitic Brains 85
EOTW 18/10/2020 Mr Pankaj Dubey, MD/CEO Power Global India, Founder & CEO DSPIN Consulting 120
Group Discussion on Problem Statement 21/10/2020 -  
Meme Marketing Challenge 23/10 - 26/10 - 25
Talk with Faculty 26/10-28/10 Prof. S. Khandare, Prof. A. Patil, Prof. P. Jadhav, Prof. Y. Chougule 4
Business Plan Session 05/11/2020 Prof. Mahesh Pisal, Faculty at Department of Mechanical Engineering, RIT 45
Illuminate 2020 06/11 Mr. Puneet Raman, Founder, Pro-wisdom Growth Pvt. Ltd. 61
Entrepreneurship Quiz 19/11 - 145
Is college right time to start startup 22/11 The Sidepath (Mr. Harshil Anand, Mr. Rohit Dayani & Mr. Aditya Kushwaha) 62
What is BMC 30/11/2020 Mr. Bhaven Changeidiya, MD, Arihant Industries 45
Startup Survey 01/12/2020 - 22
E-KATHON 03/12/2020 - Competition

Activities Performed in Academic Year 2019-20

Sr. No. Event Date Guest Participents
1 Triathlon 29/08/2019 - 36
2 Early Recruitment 05/09/2019 - 4
3 Ignite 2.0 16/09/2019 Prof. M V Pisal Sir 75
4 EOTW 19/09/2019 Dr Nitin Kadam Sir 48
5 E-Flix 12/10/2019 - 45
6 Recruitment Process for FY 14/10/2019-19/10/2019 - 56
7 EOTW 10/10/2019 Mr Yugant Kumbhalkar Sir 34
8 B Plan 17/10/2019 Mr Indrajeet Nikam 31
9 InShorts Case Study Competition 22/10/2019 - 46
10 ICICI Bank Survey 19/11/2019 - 25
11 IPL Auction 25/11/2019 - 15
12 Pitching Workshop 26/11/2019 Mr Rajat Waragade 34
13 Pitching Competition 28/11/2019 Mr Karan Chavan & Mr Bhojraj Khairmode 13
14 Startup Survey 26/11/2019-29/11/2019 -