Welcome to IEDUP

The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development, U.P. (IEDUP), Lucknow is a premier Institute and Center of Excellence in the field of entrepreneurship promotion and Human Resource Development. IEDUP was established as the first state level institution for entrepreneurship developmentby the Government of U.P. with initial support of IDBI, IFCI, ICICI, SBI & PNB in 1986.


The mission of the Institute is to promote entrepreneurial culture and entrepreneurship through well planned interventions for different segments of the society and to contribute towards economic development.

Centre of Excellence

In its "Industrial Infrastructure and Investment Policy, 2012" Government of Uttar Pradesh has recognized IEDUP as a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Entrepreneurship and Human Resource Development. In this role, Institute shall organize series of Skill Development and Capacity Building programmes for officials concerned with Industrial Development. Institute will seek professional resource support from other such National level CoEs. Read more...

Our Focus Area

The Institute's activities focus on building capacities in entrepreneurship, micro & small enterprises, vocational employable skills, technology upgradation, management, entrepreneurship education, social entrepreneurship, water and Sanitation.

IEDUP has expanded its activities to other areas also which include Monitoring & Evaluations as well as Capacity Enhancement Programmes for NGOs working in the development sector; Management Development Programmes for Government Officials; CSR interventions for Corporate Sector; Faculty Development Programmes and Educational Interventions for students from Schools, Colleges, Engineering & Management Institutions.