1st August 2022
The Innovation Cell of MoE had organized Institutions Innovation Council (IIC) 3rd regional meet for North West Region including Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh UT, Delhi and Jammu & Kashmir at Chandigarh University on 26th July 2022.
There were two categories of awards floated by MoE for Best IIC Poster and Best Innovation Prototype. Among 450+ registered faculty representatives from IIC institutes in the North West region, 270+ HEIs participated in Journey and Achievements of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the year 2021-2022. 75+ innovations and 70+ IIC Posters were also exhibited during the meet. The faculty members of the University : Dr. Aparna N Mahajan , Dr. Vinay Chamoli , Ms. Ritika Sharma and Mr. Himanshu Sharma represented as track coordinators of IIC, ARIIA , IP and NISP respectively in the meet.
Dr. Aparna N Mahajan , President IIC-MAU contributed as session chair for Track 1: Knowledge Sharing Session on Creation and Sustaining I & E Ecosystems in HEIs.
Ms. Madhu Bala, Convener IIC-MAU Baddi, and Ms. Ritika Sharma, Mentor-Mentee Coordinator IIC-MAU Baddi represented MAU Baddi’s activities through a poster presentation. Dr. Rahul Gupta, Er. Kunal, and Navneet participated in startup poster presentation.
Prof. Rajive Kumar, Member Secretary, All India Council for Technical Education, and Mr Dipan Sahu, Assistant Innovation Director, Innovation Cell, Ministry of Education, AICTE India evaluated the posters.
IIC-MAU won the best creative poster award for exhibiting the year-long IIC activities for the year 2021-22, securing Mentor Institute in North West zone and the best ranking in Himachal Pradesh. Dr. Rahul Gupta and Mr. Navneet won the best startup award on exhibiting innovation prototype titled "Power Research Consulting".
Prof. (Dr.) R.K. Gupta , Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor , MAU Baddi congratulated the faculty, and staff members.
Sh. Suresh Gupta , Project Director , MAU Baddi appreciated the work put in by Dr. Aparna N Mahajan, Director MAIT & President IIC-MAU and all IIC members for their tremendous contribution to Innovation. He also congratulated Dr. Rahul Gupta and Mr. Navneet for making a creative poster and presenting at Chandigarh University.
University’s Registrar, Dr. Yogendra Singh extended his greetings to all faculty colleagues and stated that MAU Baddi has performed commendable work on innovation in Himachal Pradesh.