University of Delhi

NAAC Grade A++ with CGPA 3.71 NIRF Rank # 12 (Amongst Colleges)


About IIC

The innovation council has been established by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India to inculcate a tradition of research through innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Hansraj College has been a proud recipient of establishing an Innovation Council in the College under the IIC scheme of MHRD. The primary focus of the innovation cell is to provide support to the young minds for the new ideas and innovations in research.


Sr. No. Name of Member Member Type (Teaching/ Non- teaching / External Expert) Key Role/ Position assigned in IIC
1. Prof. Rama Teaching/Principal President
2. Ms. AlkaKacker Teaching / Vice Principal Vice president
3. Dr. Mona Bhatnagar Teaching NIRF coordinator
4. Dr. Archana Singh Teaching Convener
5. Dr. Shailu Singh Teaching Internship activity Coordinator
6. Ms. Madhavi Moni Teaching Startup activity Coordinator
7. Prof. Vijay Rani Rajpal Teaching Innovation activity Coordinator
8. Dr. BrijeshRathi Teaching Member
9. Dr. Parul Pant Teaching ARIIA coordinator
10. Dr. Jaya Malhotra Teaching Social media Coordinator
11. Dr. Monika Koul Teaching IPR activity Coordinator
12. Mr. Nitin Mallick, Registrar, Ambedkar University External expert Coordinator, Incubation center

Major focus of IIC

  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
  • Start-up supporting Mechanism in HEIs.
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework.
  • Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
  • Develop better Cognitive Ability for Technology Students.

Functions of IICs

  • To conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship-related activities prescribed by Central MIC in time bound fashion.
  • Identify and reward innovations and share success stories.
  • Organize periodic workshops/ seminars/ interactions with entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and create a mentor pool for student innovators.
  • Network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organizations.
  • Create an Institution’s Innovation portal to highlight innovative projects carried out by institution’s faculty and students.
  • Organize Hackathons, idea competition, mini-challenges etc. with the involvement of industries.