The Institutions’ Innovation Council is an initiative under the Ministry of Education (MoE), Govt. of India, to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst Educational Institutions.

The council’s primary aim is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new innovative ideas and transform them into workable and successful plans and prototypes while they are in their productive years.


IIC in Anna Adarsh College for Women was established on 28th December 2021. The team is led by the President of IIC- Dr. Anita Raman, Vice Principal & Dean of Academics. Dr. G. Varalakshmi, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Corporate Secretaryship, Shift – II is the convenor. The council comprises of 7 faculty members positioned as coordinators for various thrust areas such as Innovation, Start – up, IPR, social media, ARIIA and NIRF. 10 faculty members from various departments are also a part of the staff council of IIC.

The student council of IIC is comprised of 50 students. Each thrust areas mentioned above has 5 students working on it along with the staff coordinators and members. Established entrepreneurs and professionals are also a part of IIC as external members of the team.

Primary focus of IIC is –  

  • To create a vibrant and Dynamic ecosystem in the Institution to foster Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
  • To facilitate innovation across every stage- from ideas generation to pre-incubation, incubation and graduating from the incubator as successful start-up founders and entrepreneurs.

Functions of IIC

  • To conduct innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell (MIC).
  • Activities conducted are categorised Calendar Activity, MIC driven and Self driven.
  • Identify and reward innovations developed in the institute and share success stories to motivate the young minds
  • Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create an encouraging environment for student innovators.
  • Networking with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.
  • Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges etc. with the involvement of industries.


01 28.02.2022 Celebration activity National science day Click Here
02 17.03.2022 Self driven Webinar – Design thinking Click Here
03 25.03.2022 IIC calendar activity Plan d ’ affairs (Business plan ) Click Here
04 26.03.2022 Self driven Workshop on photo album designing and gift box making Click Here
05 28.03.2022 Self driven Entrepreneurship awareness programme by CPPPI , KVIC , MSME , Govt. of India Click Here
06 02.04.2022 Self driven Workshop on Baking Click Here
07 07.04.2022 Self driven International webinar on world health day Click Here
08 19.04.2022 Celebration activity Earth day rally Click Here
09 19.04.2022 Self driven My career is my choice Click Here
10 23.04.2022 Self driven Steps to become women entrepreneur Click Here
11 23.04.2022 Self driven Intellectual property right legal issues and benefit Click Here
12 11.05.2022 Competition Tech splash Click Here
13 28.06.2022 Self driven Out of the box thinking for problem solving Click Here
14 01.07.2022 Self driven Impact lecture session – I Click Here
15 14.07.2022 Self driven Impact lecture session – II Click Here
16 21.07.2022 Regional meet Convened by the ministry of education ‘s Innovation cell and AICTE at Sathyabama institute Click Here
17 09.08.2022 IIC calendar activity How to plan for start-up and legal & ethical steps Click Here
18 10.08.2022 IIC calendar activity Intellectual property right and IP management for start up Click Here
19 11.08.2022 IIC calendar activity Early stage entrepreneurs & mentoring Click Here
20 12.08.2022 Competition AE WATAN INDIA MERE WATAN Click Here
21 22.08.2022 Self driven Social entrepreneurship Click Here
22 23.08.2022 IIC calendar activity Angel investment / VC funding opportunity for early stage entrepreneurs Click Here
23 24.08.2022 IIC calendar activity Demo day exhibition Click Here

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