‘KU creating robust innovation ecosystem to aid J&K’s economic growth’

VC inaugurates Innovation exhibition-cum-innovators meet
‘KU creating robust innovation ecosystem to aid J&K’s economic growth’
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Srinagar, Sep 7: The Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at the Kashmir University's Institute of Technology on Wednesday organised an Innovation Exhibition-Cum-Innovators Meet, a mega event that brought young and experienced innovators on a single platform.

Vice-Chancellor Prof Nilofer Khan inaugurated the day-long programme, organised in collaboration with National Innovation Foundation (NIF) India.

Addressing students and officers, Prof Nilofer said the University of Kashmir has set itself on the path of creating a robust innovation ecosystem that actively contributes to J&K's economic growth trajectory.

"We want to create an enabling environment to develop the innovation and incubation culture in the University that benefits our young students to transform their ideas into innovations and startups," the VC said.

Earlier, the Vice-Chancellor inspected each innovation undertaken by CIIE as well as the NIF Cell.

Chairman CIIE and Director IOT Zakura Prof Gowhar Bashir Vakil delivered the welcome address highlighting the importance of the event.

The CIIE-NIF also gave a joint power-point presentation highlighting their works, and programmes in the pipeline.

Nasia Naqash, Liaison Officer IOT Zakura conducted proceedings of the inaugural session, which, among others, was attended by senior KU administrators and academics including Dean School of Engineering Prof Muzaffar Andrabi, Dean Students Welfare Prof Aneesa Shafi, Controller of Examinations Dr Majid Zaman, Media Advisor and Director EMRC Dr Salema Jan, Director Admissions Prof Farooq A Mir, HOD Environmental Science Prof Fayaz Ahmad.

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