INSTITUTION'S INNOVATION COUNCIL (IIC)
In the year 2018, the Ministry of Education (MOE) through MoE's Innovation Cell (MIC) launched the Institution's Innovation Council (IIC) program in collaboration with All India Council for Technical Education for Higher Educational Institutions (HEIS) to systematically foster the culture of innovation and start-up ecosystem in education institutions. Primarily,
IICs' role is to engage a large number of faculty, students, and staff in various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities.
IIC model is unique and distinct as it integrates the functionalities of flexibility calendar activities, scoring and reward system, decentralizing operation with division of work, progress monitoring and incentive mechanisms in coordinated manner through a robust digital platform. In last two years, undoubtedly, IIC has emerged as a very sustainable and scalable model for promoting innovation within HEIs and the efforts of these IIC Institutes can be seen as impactful contribution towards making country’s innovation and start-ups ecosystem more vibrant and dynamic. The recent achievement of India’s 48th positon in Global Innovation Index (GII) ranking is a reflection of the same
Since our very beginning, Jai Hind College (Autonomous) has been an active advocate in championing the desideratum of an entrepreneurial ecosystem set-up in our society. In a bid to frame and embed such an apparatus within the confines of our own institute, the Entrepreneurship Cell and Skill Hub was thus founded. The Entrepreneurship Cell and Skill Hub was digitally inaugurated by our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.
The E-Cell and Skill Hub operates with an arrant focus on achieving our primary objective: Transforming job-seekers into the job-makers of tomorrow through consistent re-skilling and empirical learning opportunities, providing steadfast impetus to the growth of the currently staggering start-up economy, and thereby assist in flourishing the economy of our nation.
Our vision is crafting and dispensing the right platforms with requisite essentials to allow budding entrepreneurs to convert their innovative, disruptive, ground-breaking ideas into the leading, pre-eminent businesses of the future.
Technology has changed the way we do everything. Things change at such a rapid pace that there's an ongoing need for students to consistently add new skills and technical knowledge to their repertoire.
With this mindset, the Skill Hub was added to the E-Cell in order to embed adapting, upskilling and reskilling in students so that they have the necessary skillsets for the jobs of tomorrow. This is done throughout the year via workshops and competitions ensuring continuous learning.
The Entrepreneurship Summit began in 2016 and went global in 2020, It was started with the objective of providing a platform for startups across the country, as well as to foster entrepreneurship among students. The past collaborations in the summit include Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Government of India), Rise Mumbai, Digital India, and more.
Past speakers from the summit include Mr. Subhash Dandekar, Chairman Emeritus of Kokuyo Camlin; Mr. Ajeet Khurana, ExCEO at SINE; Mr. Devendra Shah, Chairman & MD of Parag Milk Foods; Mr. Rajiv Dingra, Founder & CEO, WAT Consult and more! Each year the summit gets bigger and better.