Perspective: Innovation in Educational Institutions | 05 January, 2022

In this episode of the Perspective Prog. based on ‘Innovation in Educational Institutions’. The buzzword across the globe for the 21st century is Innovation which is considered to be the primary driver of progress. Incentivising innovation and intellectual property creation is important for India’s future growth prospects. Ministry of Education’s innovation cell has recently released the third edition of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements 2021. This ranking classifies participating institutions into two major categories; technical and non-technical. In the technical ranking IIT Madras has been recognised as the Most Innovative Educational Institute in India. This is the third time that IIT Madras has secured the first rank. IIT Bombay and IIT Delhi were placed at the second and third ranks respectively. Out of total of 3551 HEIs registered, 1438 institutions including all IITs, NITs, IISc, etc. participated in this exercise. For India to emerge as a global innovation hub, the youth of our country, especially in higher education institutions need to play a crucial role to create a sustainable innovation ecosystem.


1. V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi
2. Neeraj Sinha, Senior Advisor, NITI Aayog
3. Unnat P. Pandit, Professor, Intellectual Property Management Cell, JNU
4. Yashas Karanam, Director & COO, Bellatrix Aerospace

Anchor: Vishal Dahiya

Producer: Sagheer Ahmad

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