Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)

Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India to systematically rank all major higher educational institutions and universities in India on indicators related to “Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development” amongst students and faculties.

Periyar E. V. R. College is consistently organising Entrepreneurship awareness and training programmes in association with EDII, ICT ACT, EDI Chennai, NSIC, and TDSISA. Department of Commerce offers Entrepreneurship Development as a major subject to impart knowledge on Entrepreneurship.

Dr. C. Paramasivan, Assistant Professor of Commerce conducted a major research project on “Economic Violation against Dalit Entrepreneurs in Tamilnadu”. ICSSR sponsored Rs.6, 96,600/- in the year 2012-14 for this project.

Dr. P. S. Vijayalakshmi, Associate Professor of Commerce conducted a UGC sponsored major research project on “Entrepreneurship Development Programmes in Tamilnadu”. UGC sanctioned Rs.6, 69,600/- in the year 2013 for this project.

Department of Commerce is conducting research in the area of Dalit entrepreneurship, Women entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, youth entrepreneurship and Technopreneurship.

Dr.C.Paramasivan, Assistant Professor of Commerce has participated in DST Sponsored 12 days “Faculty Development Programme on Entrepreneurship” at Annamalai University, Chidambaram.

The following are the major programme organised during the year 2015-2018

Sl. No
Name of the Programme
Sponsored Agency
No. of Students Participated
2015-16
1.
Youth Conclave on Employability and Entrepreneurship Development
RGNIYD
102
2.
Entrepreneurship Development Programme
EDI & ICTACT
92
2016-17
3.
Entrepreneurship Orientation Programme
National Small Industries Corporation
117
4.
Nurturing Business Mind
EDI, Chennai, MAM College, Tiruchirappalli
200
2018-19
5.
Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme
EDI
125