Amrita Institution Innovation Council (AIIC)

Amrita Institution Innovation Council (AIIC)

AMRITA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, Nagercoil has been selected by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India to establish Institution’s Innovation Cell (IIC) as per the norms and directions of Innovation Cell, MHRD, Govt. of India.

Dr. SRIKUMAR P R, Director, Placement was invited to participate in the inaugural function on 21 November 2018 at AICTE HQ, New Delhi and also he received the Certificate of Institution’s Innovation Cell (IIC).

IIC of AMRITA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY will focus on creating a vibrant local innovation ecosystem, along with promoting Start-up/ Entrepreneurship supporting mechanism at the campus for the staff and students.

Amrita Institution Innovation Council, (AIIC) is the only Institution in Kanyakumari District that has secured 4 Star Rating Published by Ministry Of HRD, Govt. Of India for the Academic Year 2018-19.

Functions

The main functions of AIIC will be 

  • Encourage, Inspire and Nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them to prototypes.
  • Organize periodic Workshops / Seminars / Interactions with Entrepreneurs, Investors, Professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.

AIIC will work on both MHRD IIC driven as well as Self driven activities which are listed below.

 

MHRD IIC Driven Activities*

  •  Leadership Talk series
  • Smart India Hackathon
  • Workshop on IPR
  •  Innovation Day Campaign

 

Institution Self Driven Activities

  •  Amrita Innovative Awards
  • To prepare institution for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) Framework
  • Entrepreneurs and Innovators Motivational speech
  •  Field/Industry visit to identify real time problems
  •  Design thinking workshop
  • Develop the idea to product with Amrita Start-up cell, Amrita Technology Business Incubator (TBI) through Create Design Build Operate) CDBO centre
  •   Support for application of various grants in Government and Central Government sectors

Members

Sl. No.

Designation in IIC

Faculty Representative

Email Id

Contact Number

Faculty Representation

1

President

Dr.  P.R.Srikumar, Director MBA & Placement

placement@amrita.edu.in

9443776644

2

Convenor

Mr. P. Srinivasan, AP/ECE

p_srinivasan@amrita.edu.in

9487385533

3

Innovation activity Coordinator

Dr. R.S. Jayaram, AP/Mech

rsjram@gmail.com

9487111089

4

Start-up activity Coordinator

Mr. D. Akhil Varma, AP/Civil

v_akhil@amrita.edu.in

9400531366

5

Internship Coordinator

Dr. S.Anusa, AP/Mathematics

s_anusha@amrita.edu.in

9443798925

6

IPR activity Coordinator

Dr. P.Sreedevi Kumari, AP/Physics

devilibat@gmail.com

9994450950

7

Social media Coordinator

Mr. R. Rajiv Subramoniam, AP/MBA

r.rajiv1994@gmail.com

8610682050

8

ARIIA Coordinator

Mr.Allan J Wilson, AP/ECE

Allan94449@gmail.com

9943754691

9

NIRF Coordinator

Mr. R. Ashwin, AP/Civil

r_ashwin@amrita.edu.in

9600768496

Experts Representation

1

Vice President

Dr. M.S. Sivagama Sundarie, HoD/EEE

mssivagamasundari@gmail.com

6383966254

2

Expert from Nearby Industry

Mr. Siwa, CKS Solutions Pvt Ltd., Nagercoil

siwa@ckssolutions.co.in

 

3

Bank/Investor

Mr.P.Ramkumar

2003lbd@iobnet.co.in

 

4

Incubation Center

Mr. Snehal Shetty, COO, Amrita TBI, Amritapuri

snehal@amritatbi.com

 

 
  • Events

    No. Description Resource Person/Chief Guest/Organiser Date & Time Participants
    1 Live session workshop on IPR conducted for students and faculty members Ms. Shwetasree Majumder, Principal, Fidus Law Chamber-Legal Services,Noida,UP 10th January 2019, 1:30 to 3:30 PM 87 students and 3 members of faculty
    2 Live Episode of India’s First Leadership Talk Series - Planning for Career Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman & Managing Director of Persistent Systems Ltd.,Pune,India 24th January 2019, 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM 99 students and 5 members of faculty
    3 Live Leadership Talk Series on Future of Technical Education in India Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education,New Delhi 22nd April 2019, 12.00 PM to 1.00 PM   23 students and 9 members of faculty
    4 Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2019 MHRD Innovation cell, Govt. of India. 30th November 2019. 90 students (15 Batches)
    5 Proof of Concept (PoC) Idea Submission MHRD Innovation cell, Govt. of India. 22nd June 2019 8 students
    6 Workshop on Design Thinking Mr. Harie Narayanan, Amrita TBI, Amritapuri,Kerala. 19th February 2019, 10 AM to 12.30 PM 40 students and 6 members of faculty
    7 One day Regional Orientation Session on IIC 2.0 and ARIIA 2020 MHRD Innovation cell, Govt. of India. 29th July 2019 1 faculty member
    8 One day Regional Mentoring Session for Proof of Concept MHRD Innovation cell, Govt. of India. 29th July 2019 4 Students
    9 India First Leadership Talk Series (IFLTS) Talk on: Innovation for Resurgent India Dr. Ramesh Pokhrial, Hon'ble Minister of HRD. August 22, 2019, at 11 AM 64 students and 3 members of faculty
    10 TBI Sensitisation programme for student and staff members Mr.Senthil kumar, Amrita TBI, Amritapuri,Kerala. 4th September 2019, 52 student and 4 members of faculty
    11 Idea Challenge Competition National Engineering College Idea Challenge, Kovilpatti 22nd and 23rd September 2019 2 student and 12 members of faculty
    12 Innovation Day 2019 MHRD Innovation cell, Govt. of India. 15th October 2019, 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM 54 students and 5 members of faculty
    13 Amrita Innovation Awards 2019 Amrita Institution’s Innovation Cell (AIIC) 3rd January 2020  
    14 Amrita Quiz Awards 2019 Amrita Institution’s Innovation Cell (AIIC) 3rd January 2020  
  • Innovation Day 2019



    In remembrance of the birthday of Bharat Ratna Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Innovation Day 2019 was celebrated on 15th October 2019 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM at Seminar Hall, Second floor-Admin block in Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil by Amrita Institution Innovation Cell (AIIC). The inauguration initiatives are led by Dr. P. R.Srikumar , Director MBA and Placement and Mr.P.Srinivasan, Assistant Professor, Department of ECE.

  • Idea Challenge Competition


    Two faculty members and twelve Students participated in Idea Challenge Competition in National Engineering College, Kovilpatti on 22nd and 23rd September 2019 and presented 07 Innovative ideas and Startup.

     

  • TBI Sensitisation programme for student and staff members



    Amrita Institution Innovation Cell (AIIC) of Amrita College of Engineering and Technology organized the TBI Sensitisation programme for students and staff by Mr.Senthil Kumar,Amrita TBI on 4th September 2019 at Mechanical Seminar Hall.52 student members and 4 staff members attended this sensitisation programme. He explained about Entrepreneurship and how to initiate the startup with real time examples. Students interacted with him and gained skills to be an entrepreneur.

  • One day Regional Mentoring Session for Proof of Concept


    Mr.Raamkrish S T of 2nd Year ECE have attended One day Regional Mentoring Session for Proof of Concept (PoC) organized by Institution’s Innovation Council, MHRD’s Innovation Cell, held at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu 29th September 2019.

     

  • Workshop on Design Thinking


    Workshop on “Design Thinking was conducted by Mr. Harie Narayanan, Amrita TBI, Amritapuri in the college premises for the student and staff on 19th February 2019,which was organized by Amrita Institution Innovation Cell.(AIIC)

     

  • Proof of Concept (PoC) Idea Submission



    Proof of Concept (PoC) Idea Submission: Students of Amrita College of Engineering and Technology participated in PoC ideas submission under category A and B on 22nd June 2019.In this 8 students (4 batch) exhibited their innovative ideas to the MHRD Innovation Cell.

  • Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2019



    Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2019: Students from various departments of Amrita College of Engineering and Technology participated in Smart India Hackathon (SIH) 2019.Here 23 innovative ideas were submitted by 90 students (15 batches) for various simple, complex and complicated problem statements, out of which 21 are hardware edition ideas and remaining 2 are software edition ideas. One of the teams got selected for final round in hardware edition idea submission.

  • Live Leadership Talk Series on Future of Technical Education in India



    On 22nd April 2019, the Live Leadership Talk Series on Future of Technical Education in India was conducted by Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education,New Delhi from 12.00 P.M. at ACES Lab of computer science department. 23 students and 9 members of Faculty attended this leadership talk series which was organized by Mr.P.Srinivasan, AP/ECE under the guidance of Dr.P.R.Srikumar, Director MBA & Placement.

  • Live Episode of India’s First Leadership Talk Series - Planning for Career



    On 24th January 2019, Live Episode of India’s First Leadership Talk Series - Planning for Career: conducted by Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman & Managing Director of Persistent Systems Ltd at 11.30 A.M at the Seminar Hall of Mechanical department. 99 students and 5 members of faculty of Amrita College of Engineering and Technology attended the Leadership Talk Series on Planning for Career .This leadership talk series was organized by Mr.P.Srinivasan, AP/ECE under the guidance of Dr.P.R.Srikumar, Director MBA & Placement.

  • Live session workshop on IPR conducted for students and faculty members



    On 10th January 2019, the facebook live session workshop on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) was conducted for students and members of faculty by Ms. Shwetasree Majumder, Principal, Fidus Law Chamber-Legal Services,Noida, Uttar Pradesh from 1:30 P.M to 3:30 P.M. at Netlab of computer science D

    epartment. 87 students and 3 members of faculty attended this facebook live session which was organized by Mr.P.Srinivasan, AP/ECE under the guidance of Dr.P.R.Srikumar, Director MBA & Placement.

ACHIEVEMENTS

The Institution Innovation Cell(IIC) of Amrita College of Engineering and Technology, Nagercoil has been awarded 4-star rating in 2018-19 ratings published by the MHRD(Ministry of Human Resources Development). The MHRD released this rating for 185 institutions in TamilNadu and Puducherry. 

Amrita College of Engineering and Technology alone awarded the highest rating of four stars in Kanyakumari District. 



 

CONTACT:

The Coordinator
Amrita Institution Innovation Cell (AIIC)
Amrita College of Engineering and Technology
Amritagiri, Erachakulam Post, Nagercoil – 629 901.
Email: csr@amrita.edu.in