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Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) @ AISAT

Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC)

Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India has established “MoE’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.

As per the guidelines of Ministry of Education, IARE established Institutions Innovation Council (IIC) in the year 2019 with a vision of nurturing the culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship among the students and faculty. The primary focus of IIC is to normalize the resources and create additional infrastructure for Product Development, commercialization and venture development.

Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has established an ‘Innovation cell’ with a purpose of systematically fostering the culture of Innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country.

Major Focus of IIC

  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem
  • Start-up/ entrepreneurship supporting Mechanism in HEIs
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARIIA)
  • Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas
  • Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst Technology Students

Functions of Institution’s Innovation Council

  • 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.


Our college have established Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) during the academic year 2018-19 to promote activities related to innovation, intellectual property rights, startups, and entrepreneurship. Faculties and students are the members of IIC.

The Institution Innovation Council (IIC) at our institution plays a pivotal role in fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among students and faculty alike. The council is instrumental in orchestrating a variety of activities such as workshops, seminars, and interactive sessions with industry experts, which aim to nurture problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and the ability to innovate. By providing resources, mentoring, and networking opportunities, the IIC encourages the development of new ideas and prototypes, facilitating the translation of these into viable products and services. Additionally, the council actively collaborates with other academic entities and industry leaders to ensure that our institution remains at the cutting edge of technological and social innovations. Through these initiatives, the IIC significantly contributes to building an entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports sustainable development and drives economic growth.