LSR’s Innovation Council
The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has established an Innovation Cell (MIC) at AICTE with a purpose to systematically foster the culture of Innovation in all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) across the country. Lady Shri Ram College for Women was selected as a Higher Education Institution by MHRD Innovation Cell (MIC) for the constitution of an Innovation Council in the college to promote innovation among its students by encouraging, inspiring and nurturing them to work with innovative ideas through periodic activities related to innovation and entrepreneurship.
The Innovation Council was formally inaugurated on 8 January 2019 in the college auditorium in the presence of an audience of administrative staff, college faculty and the student body. The India First Leadership Webinar organized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and MHRD's Innovation Cell with Mr. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group, saw an overwhelming response in Lady Shri Ram College for Women with a full auditorium. This event was followed by a series of others including offline workshops and online sessions on Intellectual Property Rights, Critical Thinking, Cognitive Skills and Design Thinking. Delhi University Innovation Council invited innovative Ideas from students of different colleges/ departments/centres of University of Delhi to solve the problems related to at least two/all of following themes: Agriculture & Rural development, Health Care, Energy, Environment, Others.
Six teams from LSR got shortlisted for the further rounds of the competition. There are several exciting events still in the pipeline and the LSR community looks forward to these.