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. It is an autonomous organization registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and governed by its own Board of Governors headed by the Chairman.
IEDUP is involved in entrepreneurship and industrial development through a well-designed interventions, i.e Training, Capacity building, Research, Evaluation, Workshops, Seminars, Awareness programmes, Sensitization and publication etc.
IEDUP has, since its inception, organized more than 8000 professional activities and trained more than 2.00 lakh persons including officers, staff, teachers, trainers, NGOs, unemployed youth, women and adolescent girls.