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Institution's Innovation Council

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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.

MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs was established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses. .

Sona Innovation and Startup Policy (SISP) is implemented at Sona College of Technology. Read more >>

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.
SONA IIC-Innovation Ambassadors:
  1. Dr.M.Dhanasu- IIC President
  2. Dr.R.Malathy - IIC Vice President
  3. Dr.G.Suresh - IIC Convener
  4. Ms.R.Priyadharshini - IIC Memeber

It is glad to note that Sona-IIC has been awarded 4 golden star certificate for its better performance since November 2018 till May 2019.

MHRD 4 star scrtificate

A Certificate was issued with one golden star for establishing the MIC – Institution Innovation Council (IIC) Sona College of Technology on 21.11.2018. Based on the performance of the Sona-IIC in four months, second golden star was given in the certificate flashed Sona-IIC as star performer in the IIC web portal.

Sona-IIC has been awarded 4.5 golden star certificate for its better performance in the AY 2019-20.

MHRD 4.5 star scrtificate 2019 - 2020

Sona IIC has been Certified with 4 Golden Star by MoE Innovation Cell

Here again, a feather on the Cap of Sona that Sona Institution's Innovation Council has been regarded as one of the 84 best performing IIC at Southern region level with 4 golden star certificate. (Performance score 100/100 Marks and Reward points of 233.333. The rewards points given for the performance beyond the required criteria.)

Sona has conducted programs more than the threshold level and given below:

1. IIC Calendar activities of 36 for the threshold level of 9 activities,

2. Self-driven activities of 39 for the threshold level of 9 activities

3. Sona IIC participated in all the 8 programs conducted by MoE Innovation Cell

This is the team achievement of all the Department EDC faculty Coordinators and IIC Student Coordinators and it was continually guided and monitored by our Principal.

The support of External experts, Internal experts members, Office Staff members and Sonaversity was commendable.

Sona Management has created an environment in the campus for the students and public to become innovators and entrepreneurs.

MHRD 4.5 star scrtificate 2020 - 2021

Contact :
Dr.M.Dhanasu,
IIC President
Director/SBIC & Prof / ECE
Sona College of Technology,
Salem-636005
91 9442552722 / 0427 4099999 / 0427 4099803