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AMRITA Faculty is Top Performing Innovation Ambassador of Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC)

August 12, 2022 - 11:55
AMRITA Faculty is Top Performing Innovation Ambassador of Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC)

Dr. Prashant R. Nair, Vice-Chairman, IQAC, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore campus has been recognized as one of the top performing Innovation Ambassadors (IA) of Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC) of Government of India. This recognition was presented by Shri Dipan Kumar Sahu, Assistant Innovation Director, MIC during the regional meet of Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) held at PSNA College of Engineering & Technology, Dindigul on 8th August, 2022.  During the regional meet’s track 2 knowledge sharing session, Dr. Prashant also showcased the best practices of AMRITA related to innovation outreach such as Amrita Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE), hackathon culture and linkage of AMRITA’s IIC to Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) in 3 schools namely Yuvabharathi Public School, Coimbatore, and Amrita Vidyalayams at Trichy and Nagapattinam. 6000 faculty from 900 higher education institutions pan-India have been recognized as innovation ambassadors by MIC with an objective to mentor students and drive innovation and startup ecosystem at the campus and community under the umbrella of IICs in each institution. As of now, 4000 IICs have been set up in colleges and universities in India.

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