Counselling Code: 2734

Institution’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 and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas while they are in formative years.

MIC has envisioned creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. Our Institution got selected to establish IIC in order to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system.

Major Focus of IIC

To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem

Start-up/ entrepreneurship support Mechanism in HEIs

Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARRIA)

Establish a Functional Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas

Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst Technology Students

Charter 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.

Why HEIs should Join IICs Network?

Students/Faculty associated with IIC will get exclusive opportunity to participate in various Innovation related initiatives and competitions organized by MHRD.

Win exciting Prizes/Certificates every month.

Meet/Interact with renowned Business Leaders and top-notch academicians.

Opportunity to nurture and prototype new ideas.

Mentoring by Industry Professionals.

Experimentation with new/latest technologies.

Visit new places and learn a new culture.

Institution’s Innovation Council Composition 

Experts Designation No. Name
Senior Faculty Member of the


President 1 Dr. P.Saradhamani
Faculty Member Convener 1 Mr. D. Jebakumar Immanuel
Faculty Member Member 1 Mr.T.Prabhakaran
IICs Coordinator (Student) Coordinator 1 Mr.Prajhwal.K.S
Representative from nearby

Incubation Centre

Member 1 Dr.B.Lakshmi Meera

Program director,FORGE.

Representatives of SIDBI / NABARD / Lead Bank / Investor Member 1 Mr.S.Venkataraman,

Manager, Lead bank.


Technical Experts from nearby Industry Member 2 Lion Dr.Er.J.Shivakumaar

CEO,Signpost technology

Mr.Kannadasan Ganesan

Founder & CEO, V-Alienz product design studio.

Alumni Entrepreneurs from the

Host Institutions (Optional)

Member 1 Mr.M.Vivek Kumar,

Founder & CEO, Natty pangolin.

Patent Expert (Optional) Special Invitee 1 Mr.A. Jothi Murugan


Students from the host institution Member 12 Prajhwal.K.S- Mechanical
Francis Daniel-Mechanical
Vijay karthekeyan R- Civil
Dinesh M- Civil
Vijayakumar S-  EEE
Anish krishna R- EEE
K.Deeksha- CSE
V.Sanjay Giridhar-CSE


S.No Activity date Activities


1 21st November 2018 Launch of Institution’s Innovation Council by Hon’ble Minister Shri. Prakash Javadekar, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India

Presentation by students on 15 grassroots Innovators

2 12th – 30th

November 2018

a.Three day workshop on Applied Design thinkingiMentor Workshop  for senior Professors by FORGE from 14th November to 16th November 2018.

b. Two day workshop on Applied design thinking iStart for students on 4&5 Dec 2018  by FORGE

3 15th – 31st

December 2018

Half day workshop on IPR for Students and Faculty Members
5 8th January 2019 India First Leadership Talk

(Webinar Organized by MHRD’s Innovation Cell)

6 17th January -30th January 2019 Idea Competition

Field trips to FORGE and PSG Step Incubation centre

7 1st – 27th February 2019 Design Competition

Proof of Concept development (for shortlisted ideas from Idea Competition)

Smart India Hackathon 2019 – Software Edition

8 28th February 2019 Exhibition / Presentation of Proof of Concept and Innovative Ideas (Science Day)
9 1st -10th March 2019 Workshop on “Business plan Development”

India First Leadership Talk (Webinar Organized by MHRD’s Innovation Cell)

Smart India Hackathon 2019 – Hardware

10 10th -20th March 2019 Boot Camp for Entrepreneurship Development.
11 25th March – 31st

May 2019

Exams – No Major Activities
12 01st – 29th

July 2019

Innovation Competition

Theme – i. Health Care

ii. Agriculture & Rural Development

3 Short Team Project (One Month)

3 Long Term Project ( 2-6 Months)


Visit Local Hospital / Village and Observe for two days

Identify problem statement in Hospital / Village

Create POC


Minimum 3 students per Team

 S.No Activity date  Activities
13 01st – 31st Aug 2019 Innovation Competition

Theme – i. Energy

ii. Environment

3 Short Team Project (One Month)

3 Long Term Project ( 2-6 Months)


Visit Local field and Observe for two days

Identify problem statement

Create POC


Minimum 3 students per Team

14 01st – 31st Sep 2019 Technical Expos (Health Care, Agriculture, Energy and Environment)
15 01st – 14th Oct 2019 Business Plan Competitions
16 14th – 30th Oct 2019 Hackathons
17 15th October 2019

(Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Birth Anniversary)

Exhibitions of all Success stories of all IICs in New Delhi
18 11th November 2019 Selected Best Projects will be Funded

 Forthcoming Events –January

  1. “India First Leadership Talk Series” (Webinar Organized by MHRD’s Innovation Cell) by Shri Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group on 8th January 2019 Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.
  2. Workshop on IPR for Students and Faculty Members on 10th January, 2019

    Project proposals sanctioned for seed fund by Management for the Academic year 2017-18

    Management has approved the following ideas of faculty and students worth of Rs. 6,23,060/  as seed fund to venture their business .

    Department of CSE: Topics

    1. IOT of Healthy Agricultural
    2. IOT based Municipal Solid waste management –a smart city initiative
    3. IOT irrigation and Controller system

    4.Share your life

    Department of ECE: Topics

    1. Vehicular contamination checking utilizing IOT
    2. Emergency analyzer
    3. Smart irrigation system using IOT
    4. Fingervein Authentication System

    Department of Civil:

    1. Gypsum fibre reinforced bricks
    2. Eco friendly Nano Paver Blocks


    1. Hybrid Tricycle
    2. Biodiesel Production
    3. Automatic Vertical Storing device for domestic and Industrial usage


    1. Aerobics and Zumba Dance class