Institutions Innovation Council

Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell(MIC)

Fostering a culture of Innovation & Progress
Ministry of Education, Govt. of India has established its ‘Innovation Cell’ at All India Council for Technical Education with a purpose of systematically fostering the culture of Innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country. MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) is focusing to create and strengthen the culture of Innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem across all HEIs to enable them in promoting and supporting student innovations and sustainable start-ups from academic institutions.

MoE’s Innovation Cell has launched and implementing various policy programs such as Smart India Hackathon, International Hackathons, Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA), establishment of Institution’s Innovation Councils (IICs) and National Innovation and Start-up Policy (NISP) for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to engage, encourage and channelize the creative energy and entrepreneurial potential of Indian youths to build innovations and enterprises.

MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs) across selected HEIs in the year 2018. 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. MIC has established Institution’s Innovation Council in more than 2700 Instiutions.

IIC Objectives

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 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.

Major Actvities
Innovation Ambassador
Impact Lecture Series
National Innovation Contest
International Exposure
Mentor-Mentee Program





Sl.No.Name & DetailsDepartmentDesignationQualificationPosition
1Dr.A.Raji ReddyMechanical EngineeringDirectorDoctorateHead of the Institute
2Dr. M. Ahmed Ali BaigMechanical EngineeringProfessorDoctoratePresident, IIC & NIRF Co- ordinator
3Dr. K. Srujan RajuComputer Science and EngineeringProfessor & HOD CSEDoctorateVice President
4Dr.Sudha ArvindElectronics and Communication EngineeringProfessorDoctorateConvener
5Dr. Ch. SrinivasaraoCivil EngineeringProfessorDoctorateInternship Activity Coordinator
6Dr.T.Subha Mastan RaoComputer Science and EngineeringAssociate ProfessorDoctorateInnovation Activity Coordinator
7Dr. D.Kishore KumarMBAAssociate ProfessorDoctorateIPR Activity Coordinator
8Dr. B. Kavitha RaniComputer Science and EngineeringProfessorDoctorateARIIA Coordinator
9Voruganti Naresh KumarComputer Science and EngineeringAssistant ProfessorPost GraduateSocial Media Co- ordinator
10Naga Sulochana MMBAAssistant ProfessorPost GraduateMember
11Chintala SiddarthaCivil EngineeringAssistant ProfessorPost GraduateMember
12Dr.Suwarna GothaneComputer Science and EngineeringProfessorDoctorateMember
13G Pavan KumarComputer Science and EngineeringPost GraduateOffice AssistantMember
14Dr.K. Mohana LakshmiElectronics & Communication EngineeringDoctarateAssociate ProfessorMember
15D SreekanthElectronics & Communication EngineeringPost GraduateAssistant ProfessorMember
16Dr.K.MaheswariComputer Science and EngineeringDoctarateAssociate ProfessorMember
17Dr.Prabhu AComputer Science and EngineeringDoctarateAssociate ProfessorMember
18Dr.S.Rao ChintalapudiCSE(AI &ML)DoctarateProfessor & HoDMember
19Latha GadepakaComputer Science and EngineeringPost GraduateAssociate ProfessorMember
20Rafath SamrinCSE(AI &ML)Post GraduateAssociate ProfessorMember
21Dr.Umadevi GodavartiH&SDoctarateAssociate ProfessorMember