The Innovation Cell of the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India, awarded a 5-star rating to SiliconTech’s Institution Innovation Council (IIC) on 15 October 2020 for its endeavor to promote innovation and start-up culture on campus.
Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, the Union Education Minister, Government of India announced the result at a function organized in New Delhi.
In 2019-20, 1700 IICs were established all over the country. Out of these, MoE awarded a 5-star rating to about 125 institutes.
SiliconTech became the only institute out of seven institutes from the eastern region to get a 5-star rating.
SiliconTech is the only institute from Odisha to receive a 5-star rating from the Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India, for its Institution Innovation Council in 2020.
The IIC promotes the potential and capacity for innovation and creativity in young people. It encourages youth-led innovation by supporting students in idea development, prototyping, and incubation. It aims to make innovation the primary fulcrum of technical education.
SiliconTech established the Institution Innovation Council on 21 November 2018.