C.M.P. Degree College Prayagraj

Institute’s Innovation Council

Why Institute’s Innovation Council?

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 an nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas while they are in formative years. MIC has envisioned creation of ‘Institute’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 these campuses.

IIC – Focus

Major Focus of IIC 1. To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem 2. Start-up/ entrepreneurship supporting Mechanism in HEIs 3. Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARRIA) 4.Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas 5. Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst Technology Students

Functions of Institutes’s Innovation Council

1.To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bounded fashion.
2. Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.
3.Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.
4.Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.
5. Create an Institution’s Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects carried out by institution’s faculty and students.
6. Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges etc with the involvement of industries.


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