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  • EDI was set up in 1983 as a pioneering institute for Entrepreneurship Development & Training.
  • The Institute has been acknowledged as a world leader in creating first generation entrepreneurs, it shares its expertise with several developing countries.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Development Studies (PGDM-DS) is an AICTE approved programme offered as a unique programme with its focus on management, entrepreneurship, development theory and development practice.
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PGDM - Development Studies (PGDM-DS)

  • The Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Development Studies is a 2 year, full-time, residential programme at EDI.
  • The programme is designed to build a cadre of new generation development professionals with required knowledge, competence, orientation and values.
  • Prime objective of the programme is to transfer the rich expertise and rich experience of EDI for the promotion of solutions in the areas of Microenterprise, Micro finance,
  • Livelihood promotion, Women entrepreneurship, Group entrepreneurship, Social Enterprises and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Who Should Join the PGDM-DS Programme?

  • You are aspiring for a career in non-profit community based organizations, state, national, and international organizations; grant making organizations, CSR wings of Industrial houses; and be engaged in rural & urban development.
  • You are a budding social entrepreneur with a vision to develop the world, who aim to identify innovative solutions to social problems and are strongly committed to take up the challenges of solving these social problems.
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