Ghru Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy


The 'National Students and Faculties Start-up Policy-2019' is initiated by MHRD’s Innovation Cell and AICTE. It is a guiding framework to envision an educational system oriented towards start-ups and entrepreneurship opportunities for student and faculties.

The guidelines provide ways for developing entreperinrurial agenda, managing Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) ownership, technology licensing and equity sharing in Start-ups or enterprises established by faculty and student and encourage them to actively pursue path of innovation and entrepreneurship

Our vision is to develop high quality technical human resource capable of doing cutting edge research and innovation and deep-tech entrepreneurship.


  • To establish vibrant and dynamic Start-up Ecosystem across all the departments.
  • To enable the institute to actively engage students, faculties and staff in innovation and entrepreneurship related activities.
  • To create a space for Collaboration, Co-creation, Business Relationships and Knowledge Exchange.
  • To facilitate the institute in terms of Intellectual Property (IP) ownership management, technology licensing and equity sharing.


  • Innovation Development
  • Entrepreneurship Exposure and Skills Development
  • Support Facilities for Start-up Services
  • Inter-Institutional Partnership
  • Network with Regional and National Start-up Eco-System
  • Industry Support, Corporate & Private Partnership Linkage
  • Technology Commercialization

Short Tterm Goals

  • Developing critical thinking skills to motivate students and faculties with entreperinrurial abilities.
  • Building Innovation and Incubation ecosystem by providing resources available at the Institute.
  • In-house competency development to serve potentiality to the incubators.
  • Strengthen the intra and inter institutional linkage with ecosystem enablers at different levels.
  • Defining Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Entreperinrurial Performance Impact Assessment.

Long Term Goals

  • Innovation, Pre-incubation, Incubation and start up facilities on the campus
  • Academic courses offered by the institute on Innovation, IPR and Start-ups
  • Obtaining scientific and technical patents by Incubators and Start-ups
  • Collaboration, Co-Creation and Technology Exchange and Commercialization
  • Emerging successful Innovation and Start-ups from the Institute
  • Increase technical employment rate through self-employment by Start-up
  • Developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Entreperinrurial Performance Impact Assessment.
  • Creating societal, ethical and technological entrepreneurs through National Innovation and Start-up Policy.

Committee Members

S. No Name of the Faculty/Expert Designation Email ID
1 Dr. Meena Rajesh Chairman NISP
2 Dr. Sandeep Petkar NISP Coordinator
3 Dr. Narsimhachary Convener
4 Dr.Shriram Joshi Member
5 Dr.Jignesh Doshi Member
6 Dr. Dheeraj Deshmukh Member
7 Mr. Manohar Golait Member
8 Dr.Partha.Roy Member
9 Mr.Amol Nagmote Member
10 Ms.Pooja Jain Member
11 Mr.Abhijeet Bhoyar Industry Representative/Entrepreneur
12 Ayush Gaikwad Industry Representative /Entrepreneur
13 Rohit Manuboti Student member rohit
14 Rohit Raout Student member

Action Plan Planned Programs Activities

Annexure-I Action plan Planned Programs Activities.
I& E Policy Objectives Thrust Area Planned Intervention: Program/Activities (Input)
Objective 1 Developing an Innovative/Entre perinrurial mind set through series of activities Motivational Speech on I/E from Startup founders/Alumni
To establish institutional mechanisms, processes and guidelines to generate knowledge, intellectual properties and innovations from institute and commercialization of innovations through technology transfer licensing and start-ups etc. Faculty induction program (IPR)
Workshop/Webinars on Design thinking
Objective 2 Teaching learning Academic courses related to I&E
To Develop a critical mass of motivated students & faculties with creative potential, and entreperinrurial orientation & skill set. Participation of faculty in FDP/training conducted by HEI approved by regulatory body of HEI/state/central government.
Objective 3 Generation of Innovations/Idea s with support of HEI Organization of Hackathon
To build and strengthen the in-house mentor pool and human resource capacity to drive campus I&E activities; identifying, hand holding and guiding potential/early stage entrepreneurs, student innovators at the Institute on a regular basis Organization of competitions like, Ideathon
Objective 4 Dedicated infrastructure & facilities to promote I&E at HEI, Promotion of collaboration for Co-creation of I&E activities No. of Internship opportunities in association with Industries
To build infrastructure support and facilities to promote innovation & startup and enabling an environment of easy access to resources within and outside the institute No. of dedicated staff to oversee I&E activities under leadership of senior faculty

Key Performance indicator

Hierarchy of Objectives Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) Means and Verification
Vision % Increase in Self-Employment Rate ARIIA/NIRF
No of Established Start-ups ARIIA/NIRF
Goal/Impact Enabling Environment Established with multiple levels of support for innovation & Entrepreneurship in Institute ARIIA/NIRF
No/% of Graduate students choose Entrepreneurship as career & # Increment/year ARIIA/NIRF
No/% of Student and Graduates Practicing Entrepreneurship & # Increment/year ARIIA/NIRF
Outcomes Nos/% of student & faculty mass with entrepreneurship Orientation # Increment/year ARIIA/NIRF
Nos/% of Student & faculty motivated to start any entreperinrurial activity & #Increment ARIIA/NIRF
No of IPR/Innovations developed for commercialization & # Increment/year ARIIA/NIRF
No of Student/Early Stage Start-ups formed & # Increment/year ARIIA/NIRF
No/% of In-house Expert Capacity available for Advisory Services & # Increment/year ARIIA/NIRF
% of Satisfaction over Advisory services offered to Innovators & Early Stage Entrepreneurs ARIIA/NIRF
Network Established with connecting multiple stakeholders & Ecosystem Enablers ARIIA/NIRF
Outputs No/% of Student & faculty mass exposed to awareness/orientation building programs & # ARIIA/NIRF
•No/% of Students covered through entrepreneurship Education; MOOC Class Room Experiential Learning programs etc & # Increment/year ARIIA/NIRF
No of beneficiaries are accessing the infrastructure & facilities per day month & # Increment ARIIA/NIRF
No of innovators identified; No of awarded /recognised; No of Supported & # Increment ARIIA/NIRF
No of Entrepreneurs identified; No of awarded /recognised; No of Supported & # Increment ARIIA/NIRF
No of Student projects turns to (commercialize) Innovations ARIIA/NIRF
No of IPR based product/services generated and registration filed ARIIA/NIRF
No/% of in-house trained professional developed for advisory services & # Increment ARIIA/NIRF
No of Research Studies on Entrepreneurship published ARIIA/NIRF
No of Regional National and International linkages established for the start-up & innovation ARIIA/NIRF
No/% Representatives of experts & entreperinrurial students across Dept & Disciplines ARIIA/NIRF
No of Beneficiaries Referred to Incubators/investors for further support through Start-up Cell ARIIA/NIRF
No of Beneficiaries generated under various schemes and programs leveraged and converged at Start-up Cell ARIIA/NIRF
Activities No and types of Education/Skill certification program on Entrepreneurship IIPR Innovation etc. ARIIA/NIRF
No of workshops awareness market out reach events orientation advocacy meetings etc. ARIIA/NIRF
No of networking events (Intra and Inter-institutional enablers stakeholders) organized ARIIA/NIRF
No of skill and competency development training programs/FDPs/EDPs organised ARIIA/NIRF
No of research studies related to Entrepreneurship conducted ARIIA/NIRF
No of convergence and leverage with schemes/programs offered by major enablers ARIIA/NIRF
No of national and regional award and campus Hackathons like events organised ARIIA/NIRF
Incentivising Entrepreneurship and Innovation; services and facilities; Start-up Manual policies tool kits etc. ARIIA/NIRF
Amount of total budget/year spend against total institution revenue for start-up ARIIA/NIRF
Budget allocation and Spend ratio for the start-up mandate in institute ARIIA/NIRF