a Principal Chairperson Dr. Venkanagouda C Patil

Principal, BITM – Ballari

b N-CC Member Secretary Prof. Prithviraj Y J

Deputy Director, BITM - Ballari

c N-ICM Convener & Regional Coordinator Prof. Mallikarjuna A, BE, M.Tech (Ph.D.)

Asst. Professor – ECE Dept.

d Local successful entrepreneurs Member Mr. Shivaprakash Lottanakere

Co-Founder – Jayalakshmi Agrotech &

Digi Tours Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Vishwas Mudagal

Founder, Author & CEO,


Mr. Anil Savla

Director, Bharat Automobiles Ltd.

e Academia Principals of local collages Member Prof. Gouri Shanker

Principal, SGP Polytechnic, Ballari

Dr. Ramchandrappa

Principal, BBC – Ballari

f Head / Convener of Alumni cell Member Mr. Hemantha Kumar R Kapali

Secretary, BITM Alumni Association®

g Local representative of the Collegiate education department Member Dr. Suresh Babu

CDC, VSK University – BALLARI

h Local mentors in specific areas of technology / specialization Member Mr. Shivaprakash Lottanakere

Co-Founder – Jayalakshmi Agrotech &

Digi Tours Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Pavamana H

CSTE (ISTQB) & PMP (PMI) Certified Consultant

i All heads of Departments Invited Members Dr. U Eranna, Head of ECE Dept
Dr. Yadavalli Basavaraj, Head of ME Dept.
Dr. R N Kulkarni, Head of CSE Dept.
Dr. Basavaraj Khenned, Head of EEE Dept.
Dr. Mahabaleshwar, Head of CIVIL Dept.
Dr. G. P. Dinesh, DEAN – Mgt. Studies
j Any other member as deemed fit Member Dr. Manjula, Ph.D., IIT - Kharagpur

Assoc. Professor, ECE Dept. / BITM / Ballari


 The college has setup Entrepreneurship and Incubation Cell in collaboration with ‘Karnataka Innovation & Technology Services (KITS)’ (ITBT and S&T Govt. of Karnataka), viz., New Age Incubation Network (NAIN). A State of the Art incubation lab measuring 2,000 Sq.Ft. is setup at the college. Jointly the college and the KITS is incubating 10 ideas. The college in collaboration with KITS has earmarked Rs.1.2 Crores for the smooth running of NAIN and the fund will be released by the Government in a Phased manner. An Ideathon Contest was conducted to shortlist top ten Ideas from the Institute by experts and technology entrepreneur’s. Each of the Ten Ideas are funded with the seed fund of Rs. 10Lacs and 20Lacs will be utilized for operational expenditure.

List of Entrepreneurship Development Cell facilities and physical infrastructure at BITM



Description  Number
1 Computer 3
2 Printer 3
3 Scanner 1
4 LCD Projector 1
5 Interactive White Board 1
6 Furniture Tables-5, Chairs-30
7 Seminar Halls/Conference Rooms 1
8 Discussion Rooms 1
9 Video Conferencing Facilities 30 Seats
10 Incubation Space (Cubicles) 2000 Sq. ft.


To expose faculty on entrepreneurship and innovation, faculty members viz. Prof. Naseeruddin, from ECE Dept. and Prof. A. Venkateshwar, from CSE Dept. have been trained by KITS at NASSCOM-Bangalore for setting up effective Innovation Ecosystem and the faculty members have met and interacted with Govt. Policy makers, Industry experts in Design Thinking, Emerging Technology and Innovation. The faculty members have visited state of the art incubation and innovation facilities, interact with the startups and mentors. The faculty members had a field visit, to innovation ecosystem in emerging areas such as Technology Business Incubator at IISc, and Bangalore Innovation Centre, Electronic City. Entrepreneurship Development Committee is overseeing the administrative aspects related to NAIN.

Entrepreneurship Development Cell Committee

Details of Entrepreneurship Development Cell committee members

1 Dr. V. C. Patil Principal Chairman
2 Dr. R. N. Kulkarni HOD – CSE Member
3 Dr. U. Eranna HOD – ECE Member
4 Dr. B. S. Khened HOD – EEE Member
5 Dr. Yadavalli Basavaraj HOD – ME Member
6 Dr. Mahabaleswara HOD – CIVIL Member
7 Dr. G. P. Dinesh Dean – MBA Member
8 Mr. Naseeruddin Asst. Prof – ECE Member
9 Mr. Venkateshwar. A Asst. Prof – CSE Member
10 Prof. Prithviraj Y. J. Dy. Director – MGT Representative Member



To foster entrepreneurship following programs are conducted to the students


SN Assessment Year Resource Person Name Topic Date
1 2015-16 Chris Arnold

(Founder & CEO, World merit Organization, UK)

Entrepreneurship                                      for sustainable development (Addressed          through


2 2016-17 Sri. S. Krishna Kumar

Author             &             SEEDS Entrepreneurship

SEEDS          Way           to Entrepreneurship 01.02.2017
3 2017-18 Mr. Raman Gujral, Creating   value   through 09.03.2018
    Faculty Member & Regional Entrepreneurship  
    Head,          South           India,    
    Entrepreneurship Development    
    Institute of India(EDII)    
4 2018-19 Mr. Pangotra Empowerment              of 05.11.2018
    (National        Institute        for Entrepreneurship & Skill  
    Entrepreneurship    &     Small    
    Business Development)    



List of startups incubated at BITM:



Assess ment Year Name of the Student Entrepreneur  

Designati on

Name of the Company incubated in the



Present Company Address

1 2015-


Mr. Sai Krishna Kubera Founder Immortal Motors Pvt. Ltd Immortal Motors Pvt. Ltd., Formerly Vayuputra Motor sports, No: 16, Gandhinagar,

S. L. Layout, 3rd cross, Ballari

- 583103

2 2015-


Mr. Nakul Raj Reddy Founder Color Stonz Creative Studios LLP (Software & IT


19, 4th Cross Rd, Brindavan Nagar, Suddagunte Palya, Bengaluru, Karnataka


3 2016-


Mr. M. Sharana Basava Founder Wogglesoft IT solutions Pvt. Ltd. 36/37, Floor#2. Above Airtel Office, Near Marathalli
4 2017-18 Mr. Shashank Founder A.S. Steels Limited,
CMC Ward No: 10, Ward no:
9, CTS W.No:6, B.No.10, SLV
Weigh Bridge, TS No:
9693A2 Part, Bommanahal
Main Road, Ballari - 583101