Goalpara College

Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC)

Ministry of Education's Innovation Cell (MIC) launched the Institution's Innovation Council (IIC) program in collaboration with AICTE to systematically foster the culture of Innovation and start-up ecosystem in higher education institutions. The primary goal of this council is to inspire, encourage and nurture the young students for different activities involved in pre-incubation, incubation and making successful startups.

MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. A network of these IICs was established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.

Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) of Goalpara College
Our college have established Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) for promoting different activities related to the innovation, IPR, startup and entrepreneurships. Faculties and students are the members of IIC. The IIC cell conducts quarterly meetings in every quarter to plan the quarterly activities and review quarterly conducted activities. Due to these activities, students get chance to participate in various innovation related initiatives and competition organized by MHRD. Students actively interacts with renowned entrepreneurs and academicians. They get opportunities to nurture their ideas. Goalpara College IIC helps students to experiment latest technologies to get some prototype for building their confidence. Overall students get extremely healthy environment right from ideation to startups.

Major Focus Area
  1. To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
  2. Start-up/ entrepreneurship supporting Mechanism in HEIs.
  3. Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework (ARIIA).
  4. Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
  5. Develop better Cognitive Ability amongst Technology Students.

  1. To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound fashion.
  2. Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.
  3. Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.
  4. Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.
  5. Organize Webinar, Workshop,Competition, Mini-challenges etc. with the involvement of Experts from different fields.


Faculty Representation
Sr. No. Experts Designation No. Name
01 Faculty Representation

S.No. Name Designation Department Role
1 Dr. Subhash Barman Principal Head of the Institute President
2 Dr. S. K. Misra Associate Professor English Vice-President
3 Dr. J. K. Brahma Asstt. Prof. /Head Pol. Science IPR Activity Coordinator
4 Dr. Dulal C. Boruah Asstt. Prof/IQAC Coordinator Botany Start-up Activity Coordinator
5 Dr. D Medhi Asstt. Professor Geography ARIIA Coordinator
6 Dr. Manjit Borah Asstt. Professor Physics NIRF Coordinator
7 Dr. Johirul Hoque Asstt. Professor Assamese Member
8 Dr. Anjam H. Barbhuiya Asstt. Professor Zoology Convener
9 Dr. Dhiraj Kr. Borah Asstt. Professor Zoology Innovation Activity Coordinator
10 Mr. Khairul Islam Asstt. Professor Commerce Member
11 Dr. Rody V Feihreim Asstt. Professor History Member
12 Miss. Yoshiko Bilung Asstt. Professor Physics Social Media Coordinator
13 Miss. Rashmi Hazarika Asstt. Professor Geography Internship Activity Coordinator
14 Miss. Rituparna Kalita Asstt. Professor Economics Member
15 Mrs. Sandhya R. Gogoi Asstt. Professor Chemistry Member
16 Miss. Manoshi Devi Asstt. Professor English Member

02 Expert Representation
Patent Experts Member 01 Siddhartha Devnath
Startup/Alumini entrepreneur Member 01 Shahi Md Karim
Experts from nearby Industry / Industry association /Ecosystem Enablers Member 01 Sijou Swrjee
Bank/Investor Member 01 Sanjeeb Kumar Nath

03 Student Representation
Innovation Coordinator Member 01 Puspita Kar
Startup Coordinator Member 01 Bobidul Islam
Internship Coordinator Member 01 Bikram Shil
IPR Coordinatorr Member 01 Hirok jyoti nath
Social Media Coordinator Member 01 Satabdi Chakrabarty
General Members Member 02 Chandan das Deepshikha Kalita

Sl.No. Activity Mandatory/ Elective Area Responsibility
1 IIC Council Meeting-Review of Q4 progress and planning of Q1 Mandatory IIC calender activity All the Members
2 My story-Motivational Session by successful entrepreneur/startup founder Elective IIC calender activity All the Members
3 Workshop on "Entrepreneurship and innovation as career opportunity Elective IIC calender activity All the Members
4 Innovative model presentation competition Elective Self driven activity All the Members
5 Essay competition on innovative practices in teaching learning Elective Self driven activity All the Members

A Certificate was issued to Goalpara College for establishing the MIC – Institution Innovation Council (IIC) on 28.07.2021. Based on the performance of the Sona-IIC in four months, One golden star was given in the certificate flashed in IIC web portal.

1. Prof. (Dr.) Subhash Barman
Principal & President IIC
Goalpara College
Goalpara, Assam, India

2. Dr. Anjam Hussain Barbhuiya
Coordinator,Institution’s Innovation Council,
Goalpara College
Goalpara, Assam, India
PIN: 783101
Ph: 9435379603

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