Institution’s Innovation Council

Innovation in educational institutions encourages teachers and students to explore, research, and use all the tools to uncover something new. 

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government  of India has established MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) at AICTE with a purpose to systematically foster the culture of innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). In the year 2018, the Ministry of Education (MoE) through MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) launched the Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) program in collaboration with AICTE for Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to systematically foster the culture of innovation and start-up ecosystem in education institutions. Primarily, IIC’s role is to engage large number of faculty, students and staff in various innovation and entrepreneurship related activities such as ideation, Problem solving, Proof of Concept development, Design Thinking, IPR, project handling and management at Pre-incubation/Incubation stage, etc., so that innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem gets established and stabilized in HEIs.  The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas while they are in formative years.

Bundelkhand University, Jhansi established it’s IIC on 19th August 2021 to promote innovation among its students by encouraging, inspiring, and nurturing them through periodic activities. ( IIC ID: IC 20215905)

Major Focus of IIC

  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem
  • Start-up/ entrepreneurship supporting Mechanism in HEIs
  • Establish Functional Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas
  • Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst Technology Students

Functions of IIC

  • 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.

Benefits

  • 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 MoE
  • 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.
  • Visit new places and learn a new culture.

MY COUNCIL

Faculty Representation

Vice Chancellor

President

Dr.J.V.Vaisahpayen

Faculty Member

Convener

Dr. Aparna Raj

Faculty Member

Innovation Activity Coordinator

Dr. Saurabh Shrivastava

Faculty Member

Start-up Activity Coordinator

Er  Awadhesh Gaur

Faculty Member

Internship Coordinator

Dr.Mahendra Singh

Faculty Member

IPR Activity Coordinator

Dr.Ritu Singh

Faculty Member

Social Media Coordinator

Dr.Era Tiwari

Faculty Member

ARIIA Coordinator

Dr. Sandeep Agarwal

Faculty Member

NIRF Coordinator

Dr. Yashodhara Sharma

Faculty Member

Member

1. Dr.D.K.Bhatt

Faculty Member

Member

2. Dr. Munna Tiwari

Faculty Member

Member

3. Mr. Pranav Bhargava

Faculty Member

Member

4. Ms. Anjali Jha

Faculty Member

Member

5. Er. Rahul Shukla

Faculty Member

Member

6. Er. Anurag Kumar

Faculty Member

Member

7. Dr. Shilpa Mishra

Faculty Member

Member

8. Dr.Vinit Dhaka

Faculty Member

Member

9. Mr. Harpal Singh

Faculty Member

Member

10. Er. Priyanka Pandey

Faculty Member

Member

11. Dr. Neha Mishra

Expert Representation

Vice President

Expert from Nearby Industry/Industry Association/Ecosystem Enablers

Mr. Dheeraj Khullar

Expert

FI/Bank/Investor/Angel Investor/ Venture Capitalist

Mr. Tejinder Singh

Expert

Incubation Centre

Priyanka Gupta

Student Representation

Innovation Coordinator

Hritik Patel

Innovation Coordinator

Tasha Rehman

Innovation Coordinator

Rishabh Parashar

Innovation Coordinator

Tanisha Singh

Innovation Coordinator

Habibul Bashar

IPR Coordinator

Rashmi Devi

IPR Coordinator

Harsh Singh

Start-up Coordinator

Aniket Singh

Start up Coordinator

Shraddha Pandey

Social Media Coordinator

Ayushi Gupta

Member

Ritik Khare

Member

Anurag Agarwal

Member

Vyom Dubey

Member

Muskan Agarwal

Member

Vaishnavi Gupta

Member

Vikram Singh Dangi

Member

Arushi Khantal

Member

Asif Ansari

Member

Avnish Parashar

Member

Sandal Agarwal

 Activities of IIC

The activities of IIC are of three major types as follows:

  1. IIC Calendar Activities: MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) prescribes an annual activity calendar for IICs. In each quarter a minimum 3 activities out of scheduled activities are to be completed by an IIC to receive full score.
  2. MIC Driven Activities: MIC schedules various activities from time to time on its own or in collaboration with partner organization and government departments. All MIC Driven Activities are mandatory.  
  3. Self-Driven Activities: IICs are encouraged to plan their own activities apart from IIC calendar for promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in their campuses.

 

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