Center for Entrepreneurship


About KSM

Krupanidhi Centre for Entrepreneurship has been established in collaboration with The Bengaluru Angels,an initiative owned and managed by Resurgent Business Private Ltd, Bangalore. The aim is to produce independent entrepreneurs who will be the veritable game changers of tomorrow. The Center, headed by Mr. Nirmal K Bharadwaj, works towards nurturing the entrepreneurial talents with profound guidance and mentorship towards modeling of the novel, creative ideas of the students into start-ups of their own.

The students undergo myriad of training sessions that help stir up and strengthen their creative-entrepreneurial capabilities which help refine the idea over time, thereby, filling life into the venture. The students are mentored not just into shaping their business plan but guidance is also provided on matters related to finances. KCE works alongside the students to help them prepare compelling pitches whilst connecting them with different investors such that they are able to seal great deals.

KCE also has come up with some initiatives to take that extra mile in ensuring student success like the foundation course in entrepreneurship, presentations by startups and monthly webinars for experience and knowledge sharing by successful entrepreneurs.

Krupanidhi Center for Entrepreneurship ensures that we support students and their start-ups in ways that make them capable of scaling –up such that they achieve wide-spread success in the future.


  • To inspire and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst students.
  • To mentor students on the various aspects of organizational structuring and functioning required for smooth business flow.
  •  To facilitate the students convert innovative ideas into marketable product or services.
  • To connect the students with prospective investors whilst providing guidance on business presentation and pitching.
  • To collaborate with various companies that can either provide guidance or financial support to launch the student start-ups.
  • To plan and run initiatives and events to further inspire and motivate the students

Desired Outcome

Launch student start-ups that can ramp-up profits in the near future.

Director- KCFE

Distinguished alumnus of IIT Kharagpur; Member Innovation Council IIT Kharagpur; Bachelor of Technology. (Hons) IIT Kharagpur (1981), Post Graduate in Management, IIM Ahmadabad (1983)

Nirmal K Bhardwaj is a professional in the field of technology and management with over 30 years of global experience in the Top Management across verticals and transgeographies. He has worked in leadership positions with corporates viz Tata Group, India; Carrier Corporation, USA and Church gate Group in Asia, Africa, Europe and USA.

He has been chief executive of group of companies in diverse industries. He has been awarded “International Professional” award for 2002 by Whose Who Historical Society, Boston USA. This award has been conferred on him for his outstanding professional and civic achievements among contestants from 150 countries. He is founder member of PanIIT India. He is also Founder VP, IIT Kharagpur Alumni Foundation, India .He is advisor to Kharagpur Angels Network, Mentor CMIE and a member of International Advisory Committee of AgFE. He has been mandated to commercialize several technologies patented by IIT Khargpur. He is also ex -member of governing council of St Joseph College of Business Administration, Bangalore and Jammu University. He has served as a member of council of South African Chambers of Business and Co-Chair of sustainable Real-estate, CII, India. He has arranged many international conferences viz Role of IITs in nation building and Confluence of Technology, Management and Life Sciences. He is consultant and board member of many corporate and Institutions in India and Abroad. He is founder of The Bengaluru Angels, Resurgent Agric, PristineEscapes and Resurgent Africa initiatives.