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Entrepreneurship Cell XLRI has a rich culture of developing skills of students through various students' societies. Established in 2012, E-Cell is gradually expanding and developing keeping in mind its aim to establish an ecosystem for entrepreneurship in XLRI. Since its inception E-Cell has organized multiple events like Aaramabh, a National Women Leadership Summit encouraging women to join the startup clan, IdeaKon which prides startup founders to share their journey and a platform to students to interact with them, Genesis a National Level B-Plan Competition that invites young budding managers to share their idea and stand out of the crowd.  E Cell also supports day to day operation of gravycart, an online food delivery website which was also incubated by E Cell.

Vision and Mission

  • To establish and sustain an ecosystem for Entrepreneurship at XLRI
  • To provide necessary support systems for aspiring Entrepreneurs
  • To be the leading centre for incubating Entrepreneurs in the state of Jharkhand


Establishment of an Ecosystem for Entrepreneurship at XLRI

This objective is achieved through activities such as E-Cell supported startups, Speaker Series, B-Plan Competitions, Discussion Forums, and a motley of initiatives aimed at providing top notch entrepreneurial exposure to students and providing a platform to other interested stakeholders to showcase their talent. We aim to provide a hands on experience of Entrepreneurship which will have the following advantages:

  • Aiding students in understanding the relevance of Entrepreneurship
  • Providing platforms to student to get in depth and practical experience of a startup
  • Providing the tools and techniques necessary to create an implementable plan from a fledgling idea
  • Developing XLRI as a key area for innovation and ideation in east India
  • Motivating students to pursue Entrepreneurship as a viable long term goal


Establishment of Necessary Support Systems

We pursue this through activities that support aspiring Entrepreneurs at various stages of starting a firm such as:

  • Idea validation and refinement
  • Mentorship by faculty and venture capitalists
  • Inviting various startup owners to share their stories and provide guidance
  • Creating awareness regarding various funding and investment sources
  • In process of creating an incubation center with the help of Jharkhand government