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IIC (Institute Innovation Cell)

The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has established the 'MHRD's Innovation Cell (MIC)' to promote innovation in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The MIC's primary goal is to support young students in developing new ideas and prototyping them during their formative years. The MIC also aims to encourage the establishment of 'Institution's Innovation Councils'. We proud to announce that Haridwar University focus on ministry guidelines and have institute innovation cell.

The primary focus of IIC is -

  1. To establish a dynamic local innovation ecosystem.
  2. Start-up/entrepreneurship Support Mechanism at Higher Education Institutions.
  3. Prepare the institute for the Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievement Framework (ARIIA).
  4. Create a Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
  5. Improve cognitive ability among technology students.

Functions of the IIC

  1. Promote innovation at the institution through various means, resulting in an innovation promotion eco-system on campus.
  2. To carry out different innovation and entrepreneurship-related initiatives as directed by the Central MIC within a specific timeframe.
  3. Recognise and reward innovation, and share success stories.
  4. Organise regular workshops/seminars/interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals, and establish a mentor pool for student innovators.
  5. Network with your peers and national entrepreneurial development organisations.
  6. Create an Institutional Innovation Portal to promote creative initiatives completed by the institution's teachers and students.
  7. Organise hackathons, concept competitions, mini-challenges, and other events involving industry engagement.

List of IIC Members

Sl Name of Member Member Type (Teaching/ Non teaching/ Student/ External Expert) Key Role/Positionassigned in IIC
1 Dr. Vipin Kr. Saini Teaching Vice President
2 Dr. Yashveer Singh Teaching Convener
3 Mr. Jitendra Chaudhary Teaching Innovation Activity Coordinator
4 Ms. Manisha Teaching Internship Activity Coordinator
5 Ms. Nisha Dhiman Teaching IPR Activity Coordinator
6 Mr. Abhinav Bhatnagar Teaching NIRF Coordinator
7 Mr. Arjun Rai Dutta Teaching Social Media Coordinator
8 Dr. Deovrat Kumar Teaching Start up Activity Coordinator
9 Mr. Sumit Chauhan Teaching ARIIA Coordinator
10 Ms. Sanjana Teaching Member
11 Ms. Vertika Singh Teaching Member
12 Mr. Akhilesh Kandwal Teaching Member