MHRD –Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) at GSSSIETW



GSSS Institute of Engineering & Technology for Women, Mysuru has been certified by AICTE, New Delhi and MHRD Innovation Cell (MIC ) on 21st November 2018 that it has established Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) as per the norms of Innovation Council, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India to create an innovation promotion eco-system in the campus.

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has recently established ‘MHRD Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all higher education institutes (HEI) across the country. MIC with the mandate to work closely with all HEIs will encourage the creative energy of student population to work on new ideas and innovation and promote them to create start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures.

Union HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar launched the ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) program under Innovation cell of MHRD at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) headquarters in New Delhi on 21st November, 2018 through video conferencing. Shri R. Subrahmanyam, Secretary (HE), MHRD; Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE; Dr. M. P. Poonia, Vice-chairman, AICTE; Dr. N. Saravana Kumar, Joint Secretary (TE); Prof. Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice Chairman, UGC; Dr. Abhay Jere, CIO, MIC; dignitaries from the central government agencies were present on the occasion.

Dr. Shivakumar.M, Principal, GSSSIETW received the Institution Certificate in the august presence of the dignitaries at AICTE, New Delhi on 21st November 2018.

GSSSIETW has created an ecosystem for innovation with the comprise of MSME sponsored Incubation Centre, IPR Cell, Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) and the features of other programme specific laboratories like Innovative Robotics Awareness Lab, Innovative Smart Systems and IoT Laboratory, LabVIEW Academy. It maximises the opportunity to our faculties and students for experiential learning and engagement in the ‘community of practice’ to connect entrepreneurs with mentors, incubators by transfer of knowledge, foster innovation and entrepreneurial culture.

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