India shares the global challenge of higher education in the
The innovation required today invites us to go beyond the
orthodox ideas about innovation itself. The National
Innovation Council defines innovation as:
“Innovation today is increasingly going beyond the confines of“Innovation today is increasingly going beyond the confines of
formal R&D to redefine everything. Today innovation can
mean new and unique applications of old technologies, using
design to develop new products and services, new processes
and structures to improve performance in diverse
areas, organizational creativity, and public sector initiatives to
enhance delivery of services. Innovation is being seen as a
means of creating sustainable and cost effective solutions for
people at the bottom of the pyramid, and is being viewed as
an important strategy for inclusive growth in developing
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FACTOR EFFECTING THE RESEARCH
CAUSES OF RESEARCH
Research is considered as a major component of innovation
and a key to the development of modern societies.
Research allows you to pursue your interests, to learn
something new, to hone your problem-solving skills and to
challenge yourself in new ways.challenge yourself in new ways.
Ensure services and treatments are relevant to the public
Find out what people think about services
Improve treatments and services
Test treatments to make sure they are safe and effective
Improve the environment, health and wellbeing of a local
EFFECTS OF RESEARCH
Great economic growth of nation
Positive contribution ofPositive contribution of
foreign aid to improve of the
of the salary
Improvement of education
in the country
ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Government made Research and Innovation Act, 2012
In order to seed and experience the joy of
innovation, every year 2 lakh school children in the ageinnovation, every year 2 lakh school children in the age
group of 10 to 15 years i.e. 6th to 10th standard are being
identified for the INSPIRE Award. Each INSPIRE Award
envisions an investment of Rs. 5000/- per child.
Government constituted the National Innovation Council
National Innovation Foundation (NIF),
FUNDS FOR RESEARCH
based on R&D
IUAC has been providing universities with opportunities
to do internationally competitive research in different
branches of science.
• Innovative teachers/educational programmes.
• In this programme grant money 25 upto 100 crores for 5years.1
• Innovative research programme.
• In this programme grant money 100 upto300 crores for five years.
• Organisational innovation.