Archive for the ‘Innovation’ Category

MCPH ThinkFest 2017 –

MCPH ThinkFest 2017 –

March 3 – 4, 2017

Applications invited from undersgraduates in any discipline who want to explore options and perspectives in the Humanities. Please see accompanying flyer and send an email to mcph.events@manipal.edu by February 5, 2015. Participants will receive second-class train fare, accomodation in hostels on a shared basis and a certificate of particpation.



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The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in association with the Ministry of Human Resource Department, Government of India & Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India is organizing the 12th Higher Education Summit & Exhibition 2016, a three day Global Conference & Exhibition, on the Education Sector from 10th -12th November, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India.

During these 3 days, there will be participation from International & National Speakers, Delegates, Exhibitors from about 100+ countries and since the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India has extended its support, FICCI will also be sponsoring delegates from about 75 countries for the summit.

Highlights of the Event:-

· Exhibition Stalls & Branding Opportunity

· Conference Sessions

· CEO’s Round Table

· Poster Presentation

· Master Class

· Meeting with Hosted Delegations from 75 Countries ( Interaction for International Student Requirement)

· B2B Meetings

· International Country Pavilions in Exhibition

The event will have participation from all major Indian Educational Institutions from all streams, Universities, NGOs & renowned Educationalists. The event will also witness the participation of International and National Conference Delegates, Business Visitors, Students from all streams, Government Officials and Diplomats from Foreign Missions. Over 3000 structured B2B meetings are expected to take place between Exhibitors and Foreign Delegates during the summit.

FICCI is offering the following Exhibiting & Branding options:

1. Exhibiting Option – http://www.ficci-hes.com/StandPackages.php (for Stall Charges)

2. Sponsorship Option – http://www.ficci-hes.com/Sponsorships.php

3. Layout Plan:- http://www.ficci-hes.com/pdf/HES%20layout.pdf

The brochure for HES 2016 is available onhttp://www.ficci-hes.com/pdf/HES%20Brochure.pdf. Interested participants are requested to go through the same and revert to FICCI with their preference so that FICCI can take it up accordingly.

Interested participants are requested to block their exhibition space and add this significant event to their calendar .Please let FICCI know the space requirement so that a prominent location may be suggested.

FICCI looks forward to the active participation of French participants at the HES 2016.

Additional information is available on http://www.ficci-hes.com


Mayank Rastogi, Deputy Director


(Industry’s Voice for Policy Change)

Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi- 110001

E: : mayank.rastogi@ficci.com

T: +91 11 23738760-70 (Ext. 465)

F: +91 11 23359734

The Economic & Commercial Wing of the Embassy is also available for any additional information you may require (eco.paris@mea.gov.in).

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CES, SIS is organising Young Research Scholars’ Workshop on October 20, 2016

Download details:

Young Research Scholars Workshop-CES-Call for Papers

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ICPR Fellows’ Meet 2015-16

(New Delhi, 28th to 30th April 2015)


This is to inform and invite all the current Fellows of ICPR belonging to 2013-14 and 2014-15 batches to join the ICPR Fellows’ Meet 2015-16 to be conducted at New Delhi for 3 days, from 28th to 30th April 2015.

The concerned Fellows are requested to book their tickets, bearing the expenditure from their contingency grant. The Tickets may be produced for contingency claim as and when required. The Council will take care of accommodation and other facilities.

                         The Meet is organized to make an assessment of the fellows’ work and facilitate their research.  The participant fellows are advised to prepare their presentation in the order of (a) main framework of their research / project under the fellowship, (b) work done so far, (c) work to be done, and (d) the main issues / difficulties involved in their work. On their presentation, the recourse persons can assess the work and provide their valuable suggestions to help the Fellows. The participants, therefore, are requested to prepare a write-up with Power Point Presentation for 10 Minutes. Each of the fellows will be given 10 Minutes for Presentation and 5 Minutes for remarks / discussions/ questions/ suggestions from experts. The Time slot may be increased depending upon number of participants, details of which will be informed shortly after receiving confirmation from the respective fellows.   

          Please confirm your participation at the earliest by email at icprpopr@gmail.com .

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Want to share your Internship Experience? Interested in getting it published? Here’s an opportunity for you!

Internship programs are an integral part of Law School curriculum, and students seek to know the Work Culture, Working Conditions, Nature of work et al., at a particular Law Firm, NGO, LPO etc. It is crucial for any student to mull over these factors before arriving at a conclusion. With a view to facilitate the student community in this regard, LexQuest is inviting guest posts for Internship Experiences, which will be published on our Website and other Online Platforms.  Let the other students out there know about your Internship experience and be a part of our Facilitation.

If you are interested, drop an e-mail to info.lexquest@gmail.com. A Questionnaire will be provided to you; you can fill it up and send it across to us. We will publish it if your answers to the questions therein are satisfactory.


This is a general post; hence, any student pursuing LL.B. or LL.M. from any recognized University/College in India is eligible.


20th December, 2014.


E-mail: info.lexquest@gmail.com

Website: http://lexquest.in/

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Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India, is a firm believer that creativity and innovation are essential both for human happiness and development. Qualities of contemplation; introspection and reflection are a must for healthy growth of body and mind. In pursuance of this thinking and to encourage the creative and innovative potential of the people, especially the youth of this country, an ‘In-Residence’ Programme at the Rashtrapati Bhavan was initiated.

2. The President of India has always held that the Rashtrapati Bhavan belongs to the nation and the people at large. He has taken several initiatives to open the Rashtrapati Bhavan for greater participation and involvement of the common man in its activities. The ‘In-Residence’ Programme will take the continuing engagement of Rashtrapati Bhavan with the people to the next level.

3. As part of the ‘In-Residence’ Programme envisaged to encourage the creative and innovative potential of people and open up Rashtrapati Bhavan for greater participation and involvement of common man in its activities, two schemes were launched by the President on 11 December, 2013 to welcome creative persons – writers, artists and innovation scholars to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan.


With a view to promote the spirit of innovation and give further impetus to the grassroots innovation activities, the Innovation Scholars In-Residence Scheme was launched. The objectives of the Scheme are –

(i) To provide an environment to grassroots innovators in Rashtrapati Bhavan to work on a project in hand and take their innovative ideas forward;

(ii) To provide linkages with technical institutions to the selected innovators to strengthen their capacity to innovate; and

(iii) To provide mentoring and support so that the innovations can be used for the progress and welfare of the society.

A Committee with the following Composition was constituted to implement the project.

(i) Secretary to the President (Chairperson)

(ii) Prof. Anil K. Gupta, Professor, IIM-A and Executive Vice Chair, National Innovation Foundation

(iii) Dr. A.K. Wali, Coordinator, FIIT, IIT-Delhi

(iv) Dr. H.K. Mittal, Secretary, Technology Development Board

(v) Dr. ShashiBala, Director, DIPAS, DRDO, New Delhi

(vi) Dr. GirishSahani, Director, CSIR-IMTECH, Chandigarh

(vii) Officer on Special Duty to the President (Member-Secretary)

The terms of reference of the Committee are as follows –

(1) The Committee will scrutinize all applications received for the ‘Innovation Scholars in-Residence’ scheme.

(2) The Committee will design the framework for selection of innovation scholars for this ‘In-Residence’ scheme keeping in mind the overall objectives of the scheme. It will give preference to young innovators. It will also endeavor to give a wide geographic representation.

(3) The Committee will shortlist a panel of eight innovation scholars for a year, out of which four scholars will be invited to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as an ‘Innovation Scholar in-Residence’. The duration of stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan under this scheme will be one month. However, the Committee shall have the discretion to extend the stay for one more month. The time of stay will be decided after consultation with the selected scholars.

(4) The Committee will receive feedback from the selected scholars at the end of their stay, and on the basis of such feedback, will modify / improve the programme as required.

Details of first batch of Innovation Scholars In-Residence Programme

The details of the Scheme were placed on the website of the President of India, wherein online application forms were made available. The last date for receipt of applications was 15 January, 2014.

Pursuant to above, a meeting of the Committee, chaired by Smt. Omita Paul, Secretary to the President, was held on 8th March, 2014 at 1230 hrs at Rashtrapati Bhavan. During the meeting, the entries shortlisted by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF) were presented to the committee members.

After due deliberations by the committee members, eight Innovation Scholars were selected out of which five Innovation Scholars were invited to join the Programme. Accordingly, five innovators stayed at Rashtrapati Bhavan for a period of 20 days from 01 July – 20 July, 2014. They were – Shri Gurmail Singh Dhonsi who invented Rapid Compost Aerator and Tree Pruner, Shri Dharamveer Kamboj who invented Multipurpose processing machine, Ms. Manisha Mohan who invented Society Harnessing Equipment (SHE), Shri M.B. Avinash who invented Self-cleaning functional molecular material and Shri Tenith Adithyaa who invented Banana Leaf Technology and Adjustable Electricity Extension Board.

Applications for second batch of Innovation Scholars In-Residence Programme

The second batch of Innovation Scholars In-Residence Programme will commence from 7th March, 2015. The duration of stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan will be for a period of two weeks.

Applications are invited from interested applicants through the website of the President of India: http://www.presidentofindia.nic.in. All Indian nationals who have a track record of innovation and implementation of innovative ideas may apply. A Committee will screen the applications and shortlist names for selection as an “Innovation Scholar in-Residence”. The decision of the Committee in all matters relating to selection will be final.

Those interested for the ‘In Residence’ Programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan may apply in the prescribed format available on the website of the President of India: http://www.presidentofindia.nic.in. The filled up application along with attachments and a photograph may be submitted on line by clicking the link given below :



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