Institute Innovation Council (IIC@SISTec-R)

About IIC

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation among 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. A network of IICs are established to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion ecosystem in the campuses. A network of more than 950 IICs were established on 21st November 2018.

SISTec-R reforms its Institute Innovation Council on 11th Nov. 2020

Major Focus
  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
  • Start-up supporting mechanism in HEIs.
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of institutions on innovation achievements framework.
  • Establish function ecosystem for scouting ideas and pre-incubation of ideas.
  • Develop better cognitive ability among students.
Function of IIC
  • To conduct various Innovation, IPR and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound 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.

Team Members
Sr. No.   Key Role/ Position assigned in IIC  Name of Faculty  Member Student Coordinator 
1. President Mr. Chandrakumar Pardhi  
2. Convenor Mr. Ajit Kumar Shrivastava  
3.  Innovation Activity Coordinator Mr. Dharmendra Narayan Jha Mohit Sendhav (EC)   Saurabh Kr Singh (CS) Swati Agarwal (CSE)  Ansh Mishra (ME)
4. Start Up Activity Coordinator Mr. Harvinder Saluja Bhavna Chilhate (CSE)  Ankit Chouhan (CSE) Aditya Roy (ME)  Ankit Mehra (EC)
5. Internship Coordinator Mr. Mayank Nema Monika Pandey (EC)   Renu Deshmukh (CS) Ravi Raghav Kumar(CE)   Ankit Kr Gupta (ME)
6.  IPR Activity Coordinator Mr. Swajit Singh Monika Nagar (EC) Dharmendra Yadav Nikita Verma (CSE)    Tanmay Sharma (ME)
7.  Social Media Coordinator Mr. Pankaj Mangtani Anisha Kumari (EC)  Charuni Deshmukh(CS) Ashirvad Ojha (CSE)    Gaurav Prakash (ME)
8. NIRF Coordinator Sameer Verma  
9. IP/Patent Expert Dr. N. K. Choubey  
10. Startup/ Alumni Entrepreneur Mr. Dileep Pandit  
11. Expert from Nearby Industry Mr. Narendra Thakre  
12. Expert from Nearby Incubation Centre Mr. Sudesh Morey  
13. Members Dr. Sarika Jain  
14 Members Dr. Ashwini Sahu  
15. Members Mr. Samrat Ghosh  
16. Members Mr. Pankaj Singh  
17. Members Mr. Dhiraj Singh  
18. Members Mr. Robin singh  
Activities Conducted
S.N. Quater Activity Name Resourse Person Date of Event Mode of Conduct
1. Quarter –I IIC Activity Mandatory IIC- Meeting Formation and Upgradation of Council Principal President IIC Convenor IIC 11th Nov. 2020 Google Meet
2. Quarter –I IIC Activity Mandatory National Education Policy 2020 – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Perspective Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta, Vice Chancellor RGPV Bhopal Prof. Milind Sudhakar Sarathe, Educationalist Mumbai University 25th Nov. 2020 Live Facebook Session
3. Quarter –I IIC Activity Mandatory Identifying Intellectual Property Component at the early stage of Innovation Dr. N.C. Choubey, Sr. Principal Scientist Patent Information Center, MPCST, Bhopal. 12th Dec. 2020 Live Facebook Session
4. Quarter –I IIC Activity Mandatory Entrepreneurship and Innovation as Career Opportunity Mr. Pradeep Karambelkar, Founder of Vision Advisory Group Bhopal. 15th Dec. 2020 Facebook Live Session
5. Quarter –I IIC Activity Mandatory My Story- Motivational Session by Successful Entrepreneur/Startup. Mr. Naman Shahi  Founder - Naman Jal Resource Management and Solutions Bhopal. 22nd Dec. 2020 Facebook Live Session
6. Quarter –II Self Driven Activity Product Design Competition Department of Mechanical Engineering 24th Dec. 2020 Google Meet
7. Quarter –I Self Driven Activity CODE-A THON Department of Computer Science Engineering 15th Jan. - 22nd Jan 2021 Google Meet
8. Quarter –I IIC Activity Mandatory Orientation Session on National Innovation and Startup Policy Prof. Ajit Kumar Shrivastava 19th Jan. 2020 Facebook Live Session
9. Quarter –II Self Driven Activity Online Quiz on Educational Day Department of Training 24th  Jan. 2021 Online through Google Form.