Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)-MHRD

Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)

Institution Innovation Council (IIC) an Initiative of MHRD for selected Higher Education Institutes

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 in formative 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. It’s our proud privilege to announce that Bharati Vidyapeeth College of  Engineering,Navi Mumbai.


IIC Focus

Major Focus of IIC is –

  • 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





Institution’s Innovation Council Composition

 Dr.Ajay S.Bhongade


Department of Mechanical Engineering 




Sr No.TypeTitle DescriptionDate of conductionReportVideo Links
1Leadership TalkIndia First Leadership Talk by Shri. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group

MHRD Innovation Cell (MIC) is organising “India First Leadership Talk Series” with Shri. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group on the theme idea about entrepreneurship or start ups.

2WorkshopWorkshop on IPR for Students and Faculty MembersFacebook Live session by MHRD Innovation Cell for Workshop on “IPR for Students and Faculty Members”.10/01/2019  
3WorkshopOflline workshop on IPR for Students and Faculty MembersOffline session by Local expert invited by Institute for Workshop on “IPR for Students and Faculty Members” .10/01/2019  
4Leadership TalkEpisode 02 of India First Leadership Talk with Dr. Anand Deshpande, CMD, Persistent Systems Ltd.Episode 02 of “India First Leadership Talk Series” with Dr. Anand Deshpande, Founder, Chairman & Managing Director Persistent Systems Ltd. on theme “Planning for Career, Future industry trends and Startup”.24/01/2019  
5Leadership TalkEpisode 03 of India First Leadership Talk with Dr. Ajit Doval, NSA, Govt. of indiaMHRD Innovation Cell (MIC) is organising “India First Leadership Talk Series” on 19th March 2019 with Shri. Ajit Doval ji, National Security Advisor, Govt. of India.19/03/2019  
6CompetitionIdea CompetitionInvite Innovative Ideas from students of your Institution from various departments to solve the problems related to at least two/all of following themes- 1. Agriculture & Rural development 2. Health Care 3. Energy 4. Environment 5. Others29/03/2019  

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