Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC)


Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst 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 creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs will be established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.

Major focus of IIC:

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 Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas. Develop better Cognitive Ability for Technology Students.

Functions of IICs:

  • To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound fashion.
  • Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.
  • Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, 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 carried out by institution’s faculty and students.
  • Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges etc. with the involvement of industries.
College has established Institution’s Innovation Cell (IIC) in the academic year 2018-19 as per SPPU, Pune guidelines for developing innovative skills in students. Dr. Machhindra Varpe is coordinator of the college IIC.

IIC Faculty Members:

Position Name Email Mobile
President Dr. Shankar Laxman Laware 9822742384
Convener Dr. Machhindra Govind Varpe 9890360755
Innovation Activity Coordinator Dr. Rajendra Rakhamaji Dandawate 8806045506
Member Prof. Ravindra H. Birje 9823089994
Internship Activity Coordinator Mr. Mahesh Sitaram Jangale 9921015315
NIRF Coordinator Dr. Sadekar Harishchandra Kadubal 9527428738
Social Media Coordinator Dr.Sandip Prabhakar Khedkar 9767975829
Start up Activity Coordinator Mr. Liyakat Rafiq Sayyad 9960892386
ARIIA Coordinator Dr. Jagdish Chhaburao Sonawane 9423210260
Member Dr. Shweta Babulal Choudhare 9823268987
Vice President Dr. Dnyandeo Eknath Zine 9767672427
IPR Activity Coordinator Dr. Ashok Ranganath Tuwar 9975390410
Member Mr. Balasaheb Laxman Shinde 9422267072
Member Mr. Sopan Annasaheb Najan 9422267029
Member Mr. Yogesh Babasaheb Salve 9552614759

IIC Student Members:

Sr.No Name Mobile Discipline Year Semester Is Member Role
1 Khemnar Pallavi Mhatu 8637783732 BBA (Computer Application) 1 1 IEDC Members
2 Sonawane Pooja Rajendra 9146077855 BBA (Computer Application) 1 1 IEDC Members
3 Mr. Aadesh Prabhakar Kavarkhe 8208526154 BBA 3 5 IEDC Members
4 Shreyash Narayan Gosavi 9767551198 BBA 2 1 IEDC IPR Coordinator
5 Siddharth Sanjay Shaha 8669866616 BBA 2 1 IEDC Social Media Coordinator
6 Miss.Rutika David Shirsath 7517843382 BBA 2 1 IEDC Members
7 Miss.Mayuri Vinod Shirsath 9075325754 BBA 2 1 IEDC Members
8 Mr.Rushikesh Ranjan Lawande 8806076072 B.Voc. Food Processing 2 1 IEDC Members
9 Miss.Vrushali Sunil Zirpe 8378837907 B.Voc. Food Processing 2 1 IEDC Members
10 Mr.Pratik Ramrao Thite 8805352988 BBA 2 1 IEDC Members
11 Miss.Kanchan Suresh Shinde 9373697678 BBA 2 1 IEDC Startup Coordinator
12 Miss.Vidya Babasaheb Sadare 7498775280 B.Voc. Food Processing 2 1 IEDC Internship Coordinator
13 Miss.Chaitali Popat Kshirsagar 9766743599 Chemistry 3 1 IEDC Innovation Coordinator
14 Savita Sakharam Jadhav (M.Com.) 9067203706 Commerce 2 1 IEDC Members
15 Rameshwar R. Zhadge (M.A. English) 8308427055 Arts 2 1 IEDC Members

IIC External Members:

Sr.No. Name Mobile Organization Qualification Member
1 Dr. Sharad Ramrao Gadakh 9822014518 Mauli Agro Industry Post Graduate Expert from nearby Industry/Industry association/ Ecosystem Enablers
2 Shri. Sopan Eknath Zine 9850924957 Bank of Maharashtra Graduate Bank/Investor
3 Shri. Kishor Sudam Rajdev 9860379051 APPCOX Industry Doctorate Start up/ Alumni Entrepreneur

IIC Events:


Event Date 

Event Short Title

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5. 09/01/2020 IIC – One Day Workshop on “One Entrepreneur and Social Entrepreneurship
4. 18/12/2019 nauguration of I-2-e Cluster Level Competition of I-2-e CIIL, SPPU, Pune Online Broadcast 10.30 am At 12.40, the students were shown in the seminar hall – IIC
3. 15/10/2019 Felicitation of Students on Innovation Day for Presenting Innovative Ideas- IIC
2. 14/10/2019 Innovation Poster Presentation Competition Final – IIC
1. 12/10/2019 My Innovative Research Promotional Speeches Under Innovation Festival – IIC

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