The Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India has established MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) to systematically nurture the culture of Innovation among all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The ‘National Innovation and Startup Policy (NISP) 2019 for students and faculty in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) was launched by former Minister of Education, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on 11 th September 2019 at AICTE, New Delhi.
The policy aims to assist higher education institutions in developing, streamlining, and strengthening their innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems on campus. It will be critical in maximizing the potential of students’ creative problem-solving and entrepreneurial mindsets, as well as fostering strong intra and inter institutional partnerships with ecosystem enablers and various stakeholders at the regional, national, and international levels.
MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of the Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs) across HEIs. A network of IICs is formed to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the institution through a variety of techniques, resulting in a campus-wide innovation ecosystem.
IIMT - IIC
To meet the MIC’s initiative to establish the Institution’s Innovation Council at Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) IIMT-IIC (Institution’s Innovation Council) cell has been established in the academic year 2020-21 and NISP policy has been implemented in the academic year 2021-22. IIMT College of Engineering, Greater Noida has initiated the efforts for implementing the National innovation and start-up policy (NISP) under the aegis of the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC). The policy aims at promoting innovation and start-up culture among the students and faculty of the Institute.
To promote the innovation and startup culture among the faculty members and students to strengthen education and social growth.
Motivating the students to work on new ideas and convert them into successful products.
Inculcating the innovation and entrepreneurship culture among the students and encouraging them to create startups.
Encouraging the students to involve in startup and entrepreneurship related activities.