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Entrepreneurship Development Cell has been established at PACE Institute of Technology and Sciences (PACE ITS) with a view to inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst students of our Institution. To help become Job Creators instead of Job Seekers through professional, technological and ethical concerned practices contributing in developing the nation. PACE ITS leverages all the resources that are available within the campus such as access to laboratory, workshops, development and testing centers. In addition to these resources, PACE ITS also has a network of eminent professionals, academicians, bankers, venture capitalists and businessmen, who can extend support to the budding ventures.


To inspire, train and make our students into innovative entrepreneurs, marching towards universal leadership.


This institution is committed to developing entrepreneurship among students through education, innovative training and providing strategic support & incubation facilities for startups and helping them succeed with global reputation.

  • Create awareness on entrepreneurship among students through training programs.
  • To identify and motivate budding students
  • To facilitate budding students by providing information on entrepreneurial opportunities
  • To create data base and networking to help students
  • To assist students in product development
  • To help students to acquire necessary managerial skills to run the industry effectively

  • Students will have inspiration to start business.
  • It will generate employment opportunities.
  • To help the upliftment of the society.

Functions - Saahas
  • To develop a passion for integrity, honesty and industrial discipline.
  • To identify and train the potential entrepreneurs in the institute.
  • To develop team building, technology up-gradation, growth and broad vision about the business.
  • To motivate the entrepreneurial instinct and zeal among the students fraternity.
  • To give a clear picture about the process and procedures involved in setting up small scale Industrial unit or ancillary unit.
  • To develop necessary knowledge and skills among the interested budding entrepreneurs.
  • To make the potential entrepreneurs to know about the possible risks and failures of the projects and make them learn how to overcome these problems.(SWOT Analysis).
  • To help in analyzing the various options to select the most appropriate product suiting to the Entrepreneur and the market.
  • To develop various businesses related skills of marketing, quality management production, distribution and human resource management etc.
S.No Name Designation Status
1 Dr. G.V.K. Murthy Principal Chairman
2 Dr.Elia Thagaram Associate Professor-MBA Coordinator
3 Dr.TR Chaitanya Professor CSE Member
4 Dr.R.Veeranjaneyulu Dean – Student Affairs & Director-Admissions Member
5 Ms.K.Roopa Akkesh Dean – Training & Placements Member
6 Dr.D.Anil Kumar Dean – R&D Member
7 Dr.M.Appa Rao Dean – Academics & HOD ECE Member
8 Dr.Mallikarjunachari. G Dean – ICSR Member
9 Dr.Sudhir Chakravarthy. K Dean - Infrastructure Member
10 Mr.U.Nagarjuna Civil Coordinator Member
11 Mrs.Ch. Manasa IT&IOT Coordinator Member
12 Ms.B.Mahalakshmi H&S Coordinator Member
13 Mr.S.Arunasri ECE Coordinator Member
14 Mr.P.Kiran Babu Mech. Coordinator Member
15 Mr.Harikrishna Murthy AIML&AIDS Coordinator Member
16 Mr.B.Vamsi Krishna CSE Coordinator Member
17 Mrs.B.Rajeswari CSE IT Coordinator Member
18 Mr.B.Suresh EEE Coordinator Member


Sponsored Programs

S.No. Name of the Event Resource Person Date Beneficiary Gallary
1 EAC Dr.KrishnaSastry Chairman, ISLE, Hyderabad Chapter, Hyderabad. 24th to 26th November2015 Students
2 GSDS1 Dr.S. Saibaba
Rtd A.S.P Ongole.
15th -21st March2016 Students
3 FDP Dr.A.Viswanadham Professor of C.S.R Sarma Collage , Ongole. 15th July to 8th August 2016 Faculty
4 GSDS2 T.RajaVenkatadri
Sr.District Civil Judge Ongole
1st& 2nd September 2017 Students

PM Yuva Yojana

Pradhan Mantri yuva Yojana, the flag ship scheme of ministry Of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) aims at creating And enabling eco-system for entrepreneurship development through Entrepreneurship education and training.

  • Educating and equip potential & early stage entrepreneurs.
  • Connect entrepreneurs in enabling networks of peers, mentors, incubators, funding and business services.
  • Coordinate and support entrepreneurs through entrepreneurship hubs (E-hubs).
  • Catalyze a culture shift to support aspiring entrepreneurs.
  • Providing training sessions for the students using

Dr. Elia Tagaram

Dr. Elia Tagaram

Associate Professor

Dr. Elia Tagaram is an Associate Professor in the Department of Master of Business Administration and the PACE ITS EDC Coordinator. In 2008, he received his Master of Business Administration from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He received his Ph.D. from Acharya Nagarjuna University in February 2017 and subsequently went to work. He published 12 research papers in reputed Scopus, Scopus Indexing, and UGC Care journals. He organized international university-level conferences. He presented more than 40 papers at various conferences and seminars. He was also a paper-setter at several colleges and universities.

  • Problems and Prospects of Women Entrepreneurs an Empirical Study on Rayalaseema Region, Andhra Pradesh.

  • Dr. Elia Thagaram “Problems and Prospects of Women Entrepreneurs an empirical study on Rayalaseema region, Andhra Pradesh” ISBN 978-613-9-81972-0. Published by LAMBART Academic Publishing, Germany-2019.

  • Patent publication is filed the titled-on “Method and system for AI-Based communication skills training’’ published in 30th June 2023 with Application Number 202341034388.

Experience in Academic Line:

Over 15 years of teaching experience in the various reputed colleges Over 3 years of Research experience as a full-time scholar in the university

  • Present Position: Working as Associate Professor in PACE Institute of Technology and Sciences from July 2023.
  • Worked as Associate Professor in Malla Reddy University, Hyderabad from November 2021 to June 2023.
  • Worked as Associate Professor in Malla Reddy Institute of Management from September 2019 to October 2021.
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Andhra Engineering College, Atmakur from 2016 -2019
  • Worked as Assistant Professor in Malineni Engineering college, Singarayakonda from 2008 to 2016