New Generation
Innovation and
Development Centre

Call for Project Proposals

NewGen IEDC is a program launched by National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India and implemented by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

NewGen IEDC aims to inculcate the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the young Science and Technology students, encourage and support start-ups through guidance, mentorship & support.

The presence of NewGen IEDC at Chitkara University creates a vibrant entrepreneurial culture amongst the students of Chitkara University. Few amongst the “Job-Seekers” would be converted to “Job-Generators” through the entrepreneurial route.

If you are a student/research scholar of Chitkara University and have highly innovative business idea that has good commercial potential, then you can apply for funding from Chitkara University NewGen IEDC.

You can receive funding upto INR 250,000 for your project.

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Idea-Thon Finals by Chitkara University

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Functions of Chitkara University NewGen IEDC

  • To motivate, support and mentor students for identification, development and commercialization of their innovative ideas.
  • To initiate targeted number of innovative student projects each year, for new product development.
  • To organize Business Plan Competitions/Innovation Camps/ Hackathons with active involvement of industry and alumni.
  • To guide and assist prospective entrepreneurs on various aspects such as preparing project reports, obtaining project approvals, loans and facilities from agencies of support system, technologies information, etc.
  • To arrange interaction with entrepreneurs, bankers, professionals, potential customers and create a mentorship scheme for student innovators.
  • To facilitate creation of entrepreneur’s club / E-Cells in the college to foster culture of entrepreneurship amongst students.

Advisory Board Members

Head of the Host InstituteDr. Madhu Chitkara
Member Secretary, NewGen IEDC Project, NSTEDB, DSTDr. Naveen Vasishta
Project Director & Co-Member Secretary-NewGen IEDC, EDII, AhmedabadMr. S B Sareen
Two senior faculty members from the Host Institution preferably with
Relevant entrepreneurial / industry experience
Dr. Gurjinder Singh
Dr. Prateek Srivastava
Representative of a nearby Technology Business IncubatorMr. Sumeer Walia
Dr. Adarsh Aggarwal
Representative of SIDBI / Local BankManager, UCO Bank, Jansla
CA Rajat Bhatia
Representative from Local Industry AssociationMr. Vishal Khanna, Senior Assistant
Director, FICCI
Two Alumni Entrepreneurs from the Host InstitutionMr. Amit Dogra, Orion eSolutions Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Shivansh Sethi, Co-founder Aiotize
Chief CoordinatorDr. Archana Mantri
Coordinator and ConvenerMr. Sagar Juneja

Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

  • Dr. Archana Mantri

    Vice Chancellor
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Chief Coordinator (IEDC)

  • Dr. Bonny Banerjee

    The University of Memphis, USA
    AI, Machine Learning and Embedded Systems

  • Mr. Sumeer Walia

    Director, CEED
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Business and Start-up Expert

  • Dr. Meenu Khurana

    Dean, Computer Sciences
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Software Expert

  • Dr. Sachin Ahuja

    Associate Director, CURIN
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Software Expert

  • Dr. Nitin Saluja

    Associate Director, CURIN
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Electronics & product design Expert

  • Dr. Vijay Kumar Jadon

    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mechatronix Expert

  • Mr. Deepak Nair

    Visiting Faculty at Mechatronix,
    Automation and Product Design Expert

  • Dr. K.R. Ramkumar

    Associate Professor
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mobile Networks, Big Data, IoT

  • Dr. Adarsh Agrawal

    Professor, CEED
    Business and Start
    up Expert

  • Mr. Gaurav Goyal

    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Software and Embedded

  • Mr. Varinder Singh

    Project Manager, CURIN
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mobility and Vehicle design Expert

  • Mr. Chanpreet Singh

    Project Manager, NewGen, IEDC
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Mechanical and Tool room expert

  • Mr. Gurpreet Singh

    Chitkara University, Punjab

  • Amit Kumar

    Assistant Professor (ECE)
    Chitkara University, Punjab
    Expert in Electronics

  • Sumit Kumar

    Chitkara College of Applied Engineering
    Chitkara University, Punjab Campus
    Expert in Factory Automation

  • Mr. Sagar Juneja

    Associate Professor (ECE)
    Chitkara University
    Electronics Expert and Coordinator (IEDC)

News Highlights

Annual Progress Presentations of NewGen IEDC Projects

During January 28 – 30, 2021, Chitkara University NewGen IEDC conducted annual progress presentations of 18 projects that have received prototyping funding from NewGen IEDC in the year 2020. Student applicants of each of these projects along with t... readmore

Get-Together Activity with Different Departments

On January 23, 2021, Chitkara University NewGen IEDC conducted a get-together event in order to appreciate the support of all those people from Chitkara University who support day to day activities of NewGen IEDC. These people include faculty members... readmore