IN 2018, the Ministry of Education (MoE), erstwhile MHRD through MoE's Innovation Cell (MIC) launched the Institute's Innovation Council (IIC) program in collaboration with AICTE for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The primary objectve of the same was to encourage the culture of innovation and start-up/entrepreneurial ecosystem in educational institutions.
IICs' are expected to play a major role in not only involving the faculty and staff but also young students towards various innovation and enterpreneurship-related activities. This would be accomplished through various programmes and activities involving diiferent steps of entrepreneurship like ideation, proof of concept, design thinking, IPR etc. This is enviosoned to create an innovation boosted eco-system on the academic campuses.