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Watumull E-Cell


Watumull Institute established an Entrepreneurship Cell (Watumull E-Cell) to guide business innovation, creativity and efficiency among students in accordance with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) on 18th Sept. 2009. NEN is a non-profit membership based initiative of Wadhwani Foundation. NEN’s goal is to inspire, educate and support the next generation of high growth entrepreneurs. The quality and experience of teaching faculty at NEN is very high. They come with superior domain knowledge combined with years of experience. A base set of programs and resources are offered to all active members of NEN Trust.

About NEN

The nonprofit National Entrepreneurship Network was established in 2003 with a mission to create and support high-growth entrepreneurs, driving job-creation and economic growth in India.

NEN represents India’s largest and most dynamic community of new and future high-growth entrepreneurs, with over 70,000 members in 30 cities. It provides critical support to start-ups and early-stage entrepreneurs through high-impact entrepreneurship education; access to mentors and experts; fast-track access to incubation and funding; and learning tools and materials. It partners with over 470 top-tier academic institutes in India to help them develop vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystems on campus, which develop and support new and future entrepreneurs. In addition, it runs Entrepreneurship Week India, the country’s largest entrepreneurship-awareness campaign. In 2009, E Week India featured over 3500 events with more than 350,000 participants.

NEN was co-founded by IIT Bombay; IIM Ahmadabad; BITS, Pilani; SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai; Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, Bangalore.

It is primarily supported by the Wadhwani Foundation, a philanthropic initiative of Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, Chairman of the Symphony Technology Group, and has offices in Bangalore and Mumbai.

Current News

  • E-Week India 2013 (Innovating For India), February 9-15, 2013


Watumull E-Cell is planning to various activities this year like Idea generation competition, Business plan competition etc. Watumull E-Cell is also planning to celebrate E-Week with great zeal and passion.

Sr. No.

Activities and Events Planned

Design Exploration Workshop (DEW) as per IITB format Using lab for R&D activities

FDP or workshop for students (Basic as  well as Advanced)

Seminar on Entrepreneurship development

Business Idea competition, Business plan Competition

Faculty training with NEN, EDI etc.

Prototype Development

To conduct Workshops and seminars in collaboration with various Industries and Institutes like IIT Bombay, National Instruments, RCF etc.


Activities done in past

Last year Watumull E-Cell celebrated E-Week (Entrepreneurship Week) 2012, which was a great success. The events got coverage on NEN website also. (www.nenonline.com) which included -

  • E-Week at school
  • Home Automation Robot using Solar Energy


Watumull E-Cell, in the past, has also organized various activities such as -

  • Idea generation workshop in collaboration with ITM, Mumbai
  • Organized series of Idea Generation Workshop
  • Inter collegiate Business quiz
  • Poster making competitions
  • Technical paper presentation competition
  • College Company venture of providing practical journal papers (with college name and logo printed on it) to students.
  • Organized Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights by R. Surana
  • Active participation in NEN E-week since last 5 years.
  • Idea generation competition to select various project groups for IEDC activities and so on…


Various Faculty Development Programmes attended by faculty members in Past-

Sr. No.

Name of Faulty Member

Program attended

Dr. C. D. Kapse
  • Orientation to Entrepreneurship Education, KJSCOE, Vidyavihar, Mumbai
  • Building Technology Ventures, IIT, Bombay
Mrs. Preeta Bhore
  • NEN Orientation Program
  • Kick- starting the Entrepreneurial Campus, SP Jain, Bandra, Mumbai
Mr. T. R. Paul
  • Building Technology Ventures, IIT, Bombay
Mr. Aashutosh R. Sharma
  • NEN Orientation Program
  • Kick- starting the Entrepreneurial Campus, SPIT, Bandra, Mumbai
  • Building Technology Ventures, IIT, Bombay
  • Getting to Market: Commercializing Your Idea, IBS, Mumbai
  • Mentor Skills Finishing School, SPIT, Mumbai
Mr. Samadhan Deshmukh
  • NEN Orientation Program
  • Kick- starting the Entrepreneurial Campus, SPIT, Bandra, Mumbai
Mr. Avinash Phirke
  • Orientation to Entrepreneurship Education, KJSCOE, Vidyavihar, Mumbai
Mr. Avinash Gondal
  • Building Technology Ventures, IIT, Bombay
Mr. Sachin Shinde
  • Orientation to Entrepreneurship Education, KJSCOE, Vidyavihar, Mumbai
Mr. Sachin Karad
  • Orientation to Entrepreneurship Education, KJSCOE, Vidyavihar, Mumbai



Contact us

  1. E- Cell Faculty Members
  • Mrs. Preeta Bhore, E-Cell In charge
  • Mr. Samadhan Deshmukh, E-Cell Coordinator
  • Mr. Aashutosh Sharma, E-Cell Advisor


  1. E- Cell Student Body

Sr. No.

Name of Student

Position Held

Contact No.

Mr. Nitin Banswani President 7709816567
Mr. Ankur Kulshrestha Vice-President 9869630870
Mr. Pankaj Jeswani Secretary 9175936060
Mr. Sagar Kewalramani Technical Head 9561719900
Miss. Kanchan Parwani P.R.O. —————
Mr. Hitesh Wadhwa Financial Manager 9890055120
Miss. Vinita Batra Event Manager —————



  • NEN
  • IIT Bombay
    • Setting of robotics lab in the institute
    • Doing collaborative research
  • Thadomal Sahani Engineering College
    • Joint campus placement
  • Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Center and so on…


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