Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are informative years. MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.
To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
Start-up/ entrepreneurship supporting Mechanism in HEIs.
Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARIIA).
Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst Technology Students.
Promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campus.
To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bounded fashion.
Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.
Organize periodic workshops / seminars / interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.
Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.
Create an Institution’s Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects carried out by institution’s faculty and students.
Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges, etc. with the involvement of industries.
No major capital investment required for establishing IIC as it will make use of existing local ecosystem.
Students/Faculty associated with IIC will get exclusive opportunity to participate in various Innovation related initiatives and competitions organized by MHRD.
Win exciting Prizes/Certificates every month.
Meet/Interact with renowned Business Leaders and top-notch academicians.
Opportunity to nurture and prototype new ideas.
Mentoring by Industry Professionals.
Experimentation with new/latest technologies.
|Sl.No||Name of Member||Key Role|
|1||Dr. Bimal Sarangi(Principal)||HOI|
|2||Suren Kumar Sahu||President, NIRF Coordinator|
|3||Damburudhar Das||Vice President, Social Media Coordinator|
|4||Tarini Prasad Satapathy||ARIIA Coordinator|
|6||Durga Prasad Mohanty||Startup Activity Coordinator|
|7||Pradumna Mallick||Innovation Activity Coordinator|
|1||Orientation Session on National Innovation and Startup Policy (NISP)||31.12.2020|
|2||Orientation Session on National Education Policy||05.09.2020|
|3||IIC Council formation or upgradation (of existing council) at Institute level||04.09.2020|
|4||Panel Discussion on Atmanirbhar Bharat- Vocal for Local, Make In India for the world||26.09.2020|
|5||Workshop on Design Thinking, Critical thinking and Innovation Desig||10.10.2020|
|6||Session on Problem Solving and Ideation Workshop||27.09.2021-28.09.2021|
|7||Idea/ PoC pitching & validation and Institute level PoC competition. Submission of Idea/PoC on IIC Portal||07.01.2021-13.01-2021|
|8||Session on Process of Innovation Development||11/13/2020|
|9||Impact Lecture on Intellectual Property and Patenting System in India||26.11.2021|
|10||Impact Lecture on Entrepreneurships Innovation and startup||27.11.2021|
|11||Workshop on Entrepreneurship Skill, Attitude and Behavior Development||16.02.2022|
|12||Celebration of Energy conservation day-2021||14.12.2021|
|13||My Story - Motivational Session by Successful Entrepreneur/Start-up founder||14.02.2022|
|14||Workshop on “Entrepreneurship and Innovation as Career Opportunity||11.02.2022|
|15||Orientation Session on IIC4.0 & Features||24.02.2022|
|16||Industrial Visit to Shree Cement Ltd., Odisha||03.03.2022|
|17||Celebration of National Science Day-2022||28.02.2022|
Suren Kumar Sahu, Coordinator, IIC Cell
Mob. No: 6370006430
Email. Id: email@example.com