Innovation Current Affairs - 2020

Startup and Innovation policy of Tamil Nadu

The government of Tamil Nadu has released Startup and Innovation policy 2018-2023 with a mission of providing an enabling and innovative ecosystem for startups registered in the State and to make Tamil Nadu a ‘Global Innovation hub for startups’ by 2023. Objectives of the Policy The core objectives of the Startup and Innovation policy 2018-2023 Read More…

Atal Tinkering Lab Handbook Released

The Atal Tinkering Lab Handbook Nayee Dishayen, Naye Nirman, Naya Bharat was released by the NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission. During the occasion an announcement of 10 Month Student Entrepreneurship Programme to help the top six innovations across six crucial themes having broader social impact, namely, Clean Energy, Waste Management, Agritech, Healthcare, Smart Mobility and Read More…

Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti launched to boost IPR culture in indigenous defence industry

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi to boost Intellectual Property Right (IPR) culture in indigenous defence industry. Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti It was instituted by Department of Defence Production as part of the ongoing initiatives to enhance self-reliance in defence. It aimed to provide a boost to IPR Read More…

Union Government introduces Atal ranking for institutions to promote innovation

Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has introduced Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) to systematically rank education institutions and universities primarily on innovation related indicators. ARIIA aims to promote culture of innovation and research in higher education. Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) ARIIA is named after former Prime Minister Atal Read More…

HRD Ministry launches Innovation Cell at AICTE

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has established Innovation Cell at AICTE premises in New Delhi. It aims to systematically foster culture of innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country. Innovation cell Its primary mandate is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by exposing them to new ideas and processes resulting Read More…