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The rankings were based on initiatives taken by the institutions to promote innovation and entrepreneurship on the campus
G H RAISONI College of Engineering (GHRCE), adding another feather to its cap, has been ranked first amongst private college/institute, self-financed technical institutions in the country. GHRCE is the only private college from Nagpur which has made Maharashtra and Vidarbha in particular proud. Ranking is the reward to all the activities being undertaken by the institute for the overall growth of the students. Currently GHRCE is ranked 130th pan-India in engineering discipline as declared by NIRF Ranking 2021. The Minister of State for Education, Ministry of Education, Government of India, Dr Subhas Sarkar released the third edition of Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2021 rankings on December 29, 2021. The rankings were based on initiatives taken by the institutions to promote innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.
The major indicators for ARIIA were: Developing an innovative and entrepreneurial mind-set through series of activities (4 marks), Teaching and Learning: Academic programmes related to innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) and IPR offered by the HEI (6 marks), Dedicated infrastructure and facilities to promote innovation and entrepreneurship at HEI (13 marks), Generation of innovations/ ideas with the support of HEI and recognition received (13 marks), Ventures established with the support of the HEI and recognitions received (12 marks), Angel and VC fund/investment mobilised to support innovation and startups incubated at HEI (5 marks), Promotion of collaboration for and co-creation of I&E initiatives (5 marks), Intellectual Property (IP), Generation and Commercialisation (19 marks), Annual budget on promoting and supporting I&E activities: Total expenses towards I&E and IPR support activities (8 marks), Total revenue generated by HEI from incubation services to startups and commercialisation of IP and innovations (6 marks) and Participation of HEI in I&E initiative of MOE (9 marks) for ranking the institutions. The institute gives credit of this success to Sunil Raisoni, Chairman, RGI, Board of Governors and Dr Sachin Untawale, Director, GHRCE, Nodal Officer ARIIA 2021 Dr Santosh Jaju and Team Innovation GHRCE led by Dr Prema Daigavane and Dr Dinesh Padole, members of BoG, Academic Council, Board of Studies, academicians, recruiters and others.