Institution's Innovation Council (IIC) receives 4 stars in the review by MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)
Institute Innovation Council (IIC) of IIT Bhilai has been awarded four stars by the Ministry of Human and Resource Development, Government of India for undertaking various activities prescribed by Innovation Cell, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India to promote Innovation and Start-up in campus during the IIC calendar year 2018-19. IIC for IIT Bhilai was constituted on October 11, 2018, comprising of three faculty members, 15 student members, one representative from nearby Incubation Centre, one representative of SIDBI / NABARD / Lead Bank / Investor, and Technical Experts from nearby Industry. IIC has been working to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by exposing them to new ideas while they are in formative years. IIC of IIT Bhilai has conducted a plethora of events, inlcuidng but not limited to Workshop on Cognitive Skills and Design thinking, Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights Awareness, Smart India Hackathon Grand Finale (Software Edition), Industry-Academia Conclave, Idea competition, Design and Proof of concept competition, Bootcamp to Industry 4.0 and many others. These events helped students to learn from industry leaders, develop new products and prepare for a dynamic future.