Institution's Innovation Council

Institution's Innovation Council


            Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India has established MoE’s Innovation Cell (MIC) to systematically foster the culture of Innovation among 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 the creation of ‘Institution Innovation Councils (IICs) across selected HEIs. A network of IICs is established to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion ecosystem on the campuses.  MIC has established the Institution's Innovation Council in more than 4110+ Institutions till August 2022.

Major Focus 

  • 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 a functional ecosystem for scouting ideas and pre-incubation of ideas.
  • Develop better cognitive ability among students.

Function of IIC

  • To conduct various Innovation, IPR, and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by MIC in a time-bound fashion.
  • Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.
  • Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, and professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.
  • Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.
  • Create an Institution’s Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects by faculty and students.
  • Organize Hackathons, idea competitions, mini-challenges, etc. with the involvement of industries.

IIC Committee:

S. No. Name Designation Role
1 Dr. B. Maruthukannan Principal President
2 Dr. A. Hemalatha Professor & Head – Civil Vice President
3 Mr. K.  Aruna Senthil Kumar Assistant Professor – Mech.  IQAC Coordinator
4 Mr. S. Sathyamoorthi Assistant Professor - EEE Convener & ARIIA Coordinator
5 Dr. T. Priya Professor – S & H NIRF Coordinator
6 Dr. B. Velmurugan Professor & Head - MBA Start-up Activity Coordinator
7 Mrs. C. Kalpana Assistant Professor - CSE Social Media Coordinator
8 Dr. M. Ameena Banu Professor & Head – ECE IPR Activity Coordinator
9 Dr. S.M. Vijayarajan Professor - ECE Member
10 Dr. P. Kanirajan Professor - EEE
11 Mr. J.G. Sabarish Assistant Professor - ECE
12 Mr. T. Balasubramani Assistant Professor – Mech.
13 Mr. G. Sundararajan Assistant Professor – Mech.
14 Mrs. V. Sujitha Assistant Professor - CSE
15 Mr. P. Manikandan Assistant Professor – Civil
16 Mr. K. Yogunath Assistant Professor - S & H
17 Dr. A. Kanimozhi Assistant Professor - S & H


IIC Celebration Activities
S. No. Academic Year  
1 2021-2022 View Celebration Activities
2 2022-2023 View Celebration Activities
IIC Activity Calendar
S. No. Academic Year  
1 2021-2022 View Activity Calendar
2 2022-2023 View Activity Calendar
My Activities
S. No. Academic Year  
1 2020-2021 View My Activity
2 2021-2022 View My Activity
IIC Establishment Certificate
IIC Rating Certificate
Innovaton Ambasador Certificates


Minutes of Meetings

Events Details

The Institutions Innovation Council (IIC) of NPRCET organized an Internal Hackathon for Smart India Hackathon 2023 for their students in the NPRCET Rear Block Ground Floor Seminar Hall on 25.09.2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Chief Guests:

Mrs. R. Uma Chandrika,
Assistant Director,
MSMS - Development Institute,
Government of India, Madurai.

Mr. R. K. Durgesh,
Senior Associate and Technical Lead,
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Private Limited,

Events Details

Senior Hardware Edition 

Problem Statement Title: Non-Invasive Gulcometer

Date: 25.08.2022 to 29.08.2022

Venue: SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Chennai.


  1. Dr. Ameena Banu, ASP/ ECE
  2. Mr.J.G.Sabarish, AP/ECE


S. No. Student Name Year & Branch
1 Ms. P. Sneha IV-ECE
2 Ms. S. Dhath Vetha
3 Ms. M. Keerthi
4 Ms. A. Afrin Shifana
5 Mr. J. Mohammed Ibrahim
6 Mr. M. Mohammed Asif


Events Details

The NPR College of Engineering Technology organized an Impact Lecture Series for their students in the NPRCET Rear Block Ground Floor Seminar Hall - 1 on 04.06.2024 at 01:30 p.m.

Resource Persons:
Topic: Ideas, Innovation & Design Thinking,
Dr. P. Karuppanan,
Project Lead,
Startup TN, Thanjavur Hub.


Topic: Startup & Entrepreneurship ECO System
Mr. Vinoth Rajendran

Project Lead,
Startup TN, Madurai Hub.