‘National Innovation Week’

  • 12 Jan 2022

From 10th – 16th January, 2022, Ministry of Education (MoE), AICTE and Ministry of Commerce & Industry are jointly organising ‘National Innovation Week’ as part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' to commemorate 75 years of India’s independence.

Key Highlights

  • The Innovation week will highlight various initiatives undertaken to spread awareness to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in India.
  • 75 innovative technologies selected from various programs such as National Innovation Contest, Smart India Hackathon, YUKTI2.0 and Toycathon conducted by the Ministry of Education will participate in e-exhibition and demonstrate their innovations.
  • Multiple key note sessions and panel discussions will be organized on emerging areas related to innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • A 2 days long e- Symposium on ‘Building Innovation Ecosystem in Educational Institutions’ is being held on 11th and 12th January 2022 by the Ministry of Education.
  • Being held virtually, it will see huge participation from academic institutions, schools, industry, startups and investor community.
  • The Innovation week will inspire young innovators to solve the problems faced by society through constructive ideas and address upcoming challenges.
  • It will further encourage educational institutes to focus on building innovation eco-system within their campuses.
  • With India witnessing an exponential growth in terms of number of startups, concerted efforts to create holistic innovation culture will pave the way for realisation of Atmanirbhar Bharat and a 5 trillion-dollar economy.
  • The Innovation Week is an opportunity for all innovators to showcase their work and inspire the young minds to take their entrepreneurial journey more seriously so that India can emerge as a global innovation and startup hub.