Institution’s Innovation Council
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are informative years.
MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.
Major focus of IIC
- 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 for Technology Students.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre at Al Ameen was established with an aim to bring budding entrepreneurs to light. The official functioning of the cell started in December 2021.The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centres (IEDC) are platforms set up in Engineering, Management, Arts & Science Colleges and Polytechnics with an aim to provide students an opportunity to experiment and innovate. IEDCs works as the first launch pad for a student’s entrepreneurial journey and provide them with access to cutting edge technology, world class infrastructure, high quality mentorship, early risk capital and global exposure.
The IEDC Cell exerts activities under the Institution’s Incubation Centre “Al Ameenian Innovation and Business Incubation Centre (AIBIC). The IEDC cell aligns its activities in association with Institution Innovation Council (IIC) in order to create a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem on the campus. The cell conduct variety of entrepreneurship and research-related activities to ignite the entrepreneurial mindset among the vibrant student community. The cell is very active on the campus and it is very exciting to reveal that three teams are working on their business ideas under the guidance of our internal and external experts.
Dr. Kala N
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
IIC President & Innovation Ambassador
Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration
IIC Convenor & Innovation Ambassador
Assistant professor, Department of Commerce
IEDC Nodal Officer
Dr. Jyothy Joseph
Assistant professor, Department of Computer Science
IEDC Assistant Nodal Officer