The last date for receiving the ideas from the students is January 20. As a part of the MHRD’s flagship scheme of promoting innovations in the higher education institutes in the country, IGNOU has set up Institutions Innovation Council (IIC) at the National Centre for Innovation in Distance Education (NCIDE).
Idea competition for IGNOU students
IIC at IGNOU aims at promoting idea generation, grassroots innovation, develops prototype, solve problem in the local context with a view to generating intellectual property and one of the objectives of IIC at IGNOU is to recognize the power of idea and transform the ideas in to workable solutions. The IIC and IGNOU is organising an ‘Idea Competition’ for its students followed by “Festival of Ideas” to showcase and recognise the ideas of IGNOU students.
The selected students will be invited to participate and present their ideas in the Festival of Ideas on February 28 at IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi. Further, they will be mentored and nurtured for developing business plan to work on the ideas.