EDII wins International Mercury Award 2016-17

·         The premier Institute’s Annual Report for the year 2015-16 won the prestigious  Mercury 2016-2017 Award for its overall presentation

·         The International MERCURY Awards every year honour outstanding achievement in professional communications in around 80 countries.

Ahmedabad, February 20, 2017: Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), an acknowledged national resource Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, Research, Training and Institution Building, has received the prestigious International Mercury Awards for the year 2016/2017. The premier Institute has received an award for the best overall presentation of its 2015-2016 annual report.

EDII wins International Mercury Award 2016-17

Instituted every year by MerComm, Inc. the world's only independent awards organization, the International Mercury Awards honour outstanding achievement in professional communications in around 80 countries.

Speaking about the accomplishment, Dr. Sunil Shukla, Director, EDII said, “It is heartening to see EDII being felicitated with the prestigious Mercury Awards for its knowledge creation and presentation. It is indeed a proud moment for us. EDII has not only spearheaded entrepreneurship movement throughout the nation, but over the years has been instrumental in generating industry specific content and knowledge through original research. And such recognitions encourage us.”

Founded in 1987, the Mercury Awards   is in its 30th year and promotes excellence, quality and performance in the various fields of public relations. The competition is the world’s only independent awards organization. The award entertains participation from agencies, associations, corporations, government agencies, nonprofit groups, and organizations from around 80 countries worldwide every year. Judges from the International Academy of Communications Arts and Sciences (IACAS0 evalaute entries on the basis of objectivity, audience connection, use of imagination and original solutions;, use of illustration and  overall expression of the message.

About EDII 

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) is an acclaimed International Resource Centre facilitating all facets of Entrepreneurship Development. EDII’s mission is to be a catalyst in facilitating emergence of competent first generation entrepreneurs and transition of existing SMEs into growth-oriented enterprises through entrepreneurship education, training, research & institution building.

EDI’s mission has led to the emergence of several programmes under strategically planned centres to generate awareness, sensitise environment, strengthen institutional linkages and networking and impart training in specialised areas. EDII’s focus areas are: 1) Entrepreneurship Education & Research; 2) Micro Enterprises, Micro Finance and Sustainable Livelihood; 3) SMEs & Business Development Services; 4) Cluster Competitiveness, Growth & Technology; 5) Social Entrepreneurship & CSR; 6) Women Entrepreneurship & Gender Studies.