Institution's Innovation Council - IIC

About IIC

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.

Major focus of IIC
  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
  • Start-up supporting Mechanism in HEIs.
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework.
  • Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
  • Develop better Cognitive Ability for Technology Students.
 
Functions of IICs
  • To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound 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.

For more information visit https://www.mic.gov.in/iic.html

Institution’s Innovation Council

Council Members 2018 - 2019

Position Name Designation
President Dr. Ela Dedhia Associate Professor
Convener Dr. Veena Yardi Associate Professor
Faculty Member Ms. Sangamitra Navalgund Assistant Professor
Representative from nearby Incubation Centre Dr. Siddhivinayak Barve Director Scientific Research Center
Bank/Investor Mrs. Pratibha Koli Chief Manager
Expert from nearby Industry Ms. Nehal Shah Proprietor
Alumni Entrepreneur Mrs. Nidhi Mantri Somani Founder / Director

Council Members 2019 - 2020

Position Name Designation
President Dr. Ela Dedhia Associate Professor
Convener Dr. Anjali Srivastav Associate Professor
Faculty Member Ms. Trisha Ganguly Assistant Professor
Representative from nearby Incubation Centre Dr. Siddhivinayak Barve Director Scientific Research Center
Bank/Investor Mrs. Pratibha Koli Chief Manager
Expert from nearby Industry Ms. Nehal Shah Proprietor
Alumni Entrepreneur Mrs. Nidhi Mantri Somani Founder / Director

Student's Details 2018 - 2020

Sr. Name Department
1. Arwa Kalawadwala Textile and Fashion Technology
2. Arshiya Kadri Food Nutrition and Dietetics
3. Akshada Kadlag Food Nutrition and Dietetics
4. Rutu Kanade Textile and Fashion Technology
5. Riddhi Bhanushali Textile and Fashion Technology
6. Janvi Nagada Textile and Fashion Technology
7. Harita Parmar Textile and Fashion Technology
8. Mizbah Patel Textile and Fashion Technology
9. Vaishnavi Karpe Textile and Fashion Technology
10. Charmaine Dunn Food Nutrition and Dietetics
11. Saloni Maniar Textile and Fashion Technology
12. Simran Pathan Food Nutrition and Dietetics
13. Arwa Ujjainwala Food Nutrition and Dietetics
14. Aishwarya Sawant Food Nutrition and Dietetics
15. Pruthvi Aroskar Food Nutrition and Dietetics
16. Shruti Sonawane Textile and Fashion Technology