Udyogwardhini is an Entrepreneurship & Skill Development Academy, established in 1995 by Mr. Sunil Chandak who has been working in this field since 1985. In 10 years long service Mr. Chandak realized the importance of practical aspects of Entrepreneurship which need to be taught as well as trades must change as per market changes. Accordingly he came out with his unique and creative modules of programs which fuel the spirit of entrepreneurship.
Since 1995 he went on developing various modules which has given great results in terms of start-ups. More than 42,000 plus budding entrepreneurs who are trained in this long journey started working on SMEs. 200 plus entrepreneurs have crossed turnover of 10 cores, 7 participants have got patents and so many case studies. 2 Industrial Premises Societies, Women Industrial Zone, Women Entrepreneurs Association, Trained Entrepreneur’s Association lots of trained entrepreneurs are being awarded.
In this process received 4 National Awards, Shetimitra from Govt. Of Maharashtra, Business Icon Award from daily Lokmat, numerous recognitions from various Social, Educational, and Government Organizations have appreciated Udyogwardhini’s contribution for the cause. Central Ministries like Science & Technology, Food Processing, Rural Development, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship awarded several programs to Udyogwardhini and still contributed its support to the movement of Enterpreunersity in society through EDP’s, TEDP’s, WEDP’s, Food EDP’s, Rural EDP’s, EAC’s Faculty EDP’s.
Department of Science & Technology awarded “STED” project for the year 2014-18. In Skill Development Program, Udyogwardhini became partner with NSDC to provide skill development for unemployed in the field of Telecom, BSFI and Apparel Sector. Udyogwardhini has been partnering with EDII, Ahmedabad to conduct numerous Entrepreneurship Development Program since 2001.
Udyogwardhini also partnered with Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) and Central for Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) for the transfer of Technologies to unemployed youths.
At state level & district level, Udyogwardhini has been assigned or partnered for various programs by Ministry of Tribal Development, Maharashtra State Skill Development Societies (MSSDS), Govt. Polytechnic, Krishi Vidyan Kendra (KVK), Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Nashik Engineering Cluster (NEC) to various Corporate like TATA Capital Ltd., TATA projects Ltd., Ashoka Buildcon Ltd., VIP Industries Ltd., MICO Bosch Ltd., HAL Ltd., etc. came forward to conduct various Entrepreneurship & Skill Development programs under CSR initiatives.
Udyogwardhini has joined hands with SBI Nashik, Bank of Maharashtra Nashik region and TATA Capital to provide financial aid to startups of trained participants. To inculcate spirit of Entrepreneurship in students Udyogwardhini has collaborated with Sandip University, Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, KK Wagh Engineering & Polytechnic, Sapkal Engineering, Matoshri College of Engineering, MET, SNJB, KVN Naik, NDMVP etc. to conduct Entrepreneurship awareness and startups champs programs especially to promote innovative Technopreneurs under DST- NIMAT and STED project.
Udyogwardhini spread its wings to Pune, Thane, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, and Hyderabad. Etc.