Institution Innovation Council


          The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has setup the MHRD’S Innovation Cell. The MHRD’s Innovation Cell established the Institution Innovation Council (IIC) in a few selected HEI’s. Our Institution has been recognized as a member institute and its IIC is entitled to be active. The primary objective of the IIC is to nurture and promote innovative ideas amongst students and turn them as precursors in the following years.

The Institution Innovation Council aims to:

  • Drive innovation and startup ecosystem at campus
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARIIA)
  • Inculcate the habit of innovation among students
  • Organize workshops/ seminars/ interactions with innovators, entrepreneurs and start-up professionals
  • Take students to field visits so as to enhance their ideas on start -ups
  • Carry out the MIC-driven, IIC calendar activities listed by MIC-MHRD and self -driven activities
  • Motivate the students to participate in on-campus and state and national contests conducted by MIC
  • Keep the students informed about IPR and legal and ethical steps to start their own business

Members of IIC


  1. President
  2. Dr. R.Uma Rani, M.C.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Principal

  3. Vice President
  4. Dr. B. Amudhambigai, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mathematics

  5. Convenor
  6. Dr. L. Akilandeswari, M.Sc., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Chemistry

  7. Innovation Activity Coordinator
  8. Dr. R. Gomathi, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Botany

  9. Start-up activity coordinator
  10. Dr. P. Kanakarani, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Economics

  11. Internship coordinator
  12. Mrs. R. Anuradha, M.A., M.Phil., M.Ed., M.Phil (Edu)., Assistant Professor of History

  13. IPR Activity Coordinator
  14. Dr. K. Gomathi, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Home Science

  15. Social Media Coordinator
  16. Dr. C. Preetha, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English

  17. ARIIA Coordinator
  18. Dr. T. Elakkiya, M.Sc., M.Tech., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Chemistry

  19. NIRF Coordinator
  20. Dr. J. Marlin Cynthia, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Zoology

  21. Members
  22. Dr.K.Vidhya, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Physics

    Dr.R.Kavitha, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Dr. R. Anbuvithya, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mathematics

    Mrs. T. Lavanya, M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor of English

    Dr. C. G. Sangeetha, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of English

IIC Activities


S.No. Name of the Program Resource Person Date No of Beneficiaries
1 First Council Meeting 1. Dr. V. Anbazhagan, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Principal and President of IIC, Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Arts and Science College, Salem-636 308. 2. Mrs. M. Shanthi, Alumni Entrepreneur, Proprietor of Sanmathi Beauty Clinic & SPA Training Institute, Salem – 16. 20.12.2019 200 (IIC Members and M.Sc., M.Phil and P.h.D.,)
2 A session on Introduction to Functioning of IIC Dr. V. Anbazhagan, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., Principal and President of IIC, Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Arts and Science College, Salem-636 308. 09.01.2020 188 (IIC Student Members)
3 One day awareness programme on IPR and IP management for innovation and startups 1. Dr. A.Selvalakshmi, Assistant Professor of English, Sri Sarada College for Women (Autonomous), Salem - 16. 2. Dr. P. Kanagarani, Startup Coordinator of IIC & Assistant Professor of Economics, Sri Sarada College for Women (Autonomous), Salem - 16. 20.01.2020 100 (IIC Student Members)
4 One day workshop on How to plan for startup and legal and ethical steps Mr. D. Sivakumar General Manager Department of Industries & Commerce Government of Tamil Nadu District Industrial Centre, Salem-04. 24.01.2020 188 (IIC Student Members)
5 Mentoring session on Hang out with successful start ups Mrs. M. Shanthi Alumni Entreneur Proprietor of Sanmathi Beauty Clinic & SPA Training Institute Salem – 16. 24.01,2020 188 (IIC Student Members)
6 Live Session on Insights and Important on Smart India Hackathon Dr. Mohit Gambhir, Innovation Director, MHRD’s Innovation Cell 24.01.2020 200 (IIC Members and M.Sc., M.Phil and P.h.D.,)
7 Innovations on various fields with regards to National Innovation Contest - 2020 Dr. M. Senthilkumar, Asst. Professor of Entomology, Forest College and Research Institute, Matupalayam, Coimbatore. 14.02.2020 80