Acharya Nagarjuna University

DSIR - Tepp Outreach cum Cluster Innovation Centre (TOCIC)

Profile of the Centre:

 Acharya Nagarjuna University has entered into an MOU (Memorandum of Undertaking) with the ’Department of Scientific& Industrial Research (DSIR – Govt. of India) to launch ‘Technopreneur Promotion Program’ through its TePP Outreach Centre with effect from 2007.

The main objective of the program is to encourage innovations by funding innovators to develop them into entrepreneurs. The ANU – TePP Outreach Centre has successfully performed its duties during the last five years and arranged DSIR – Financial support to a tune of 1.57 crores of rupees to fifteen (15) innovators.  

The erstwhile TePP Outreach Centre has been renamed as ‘TePP Outreach cum Cluster Innovation Centre (TOCIC) -  ANU’ to implement ‘PRISM  (Promoting Innovations in Individuals, Start-ups and MSMEs) – Program’ by DSIR – New Delhi, during XII Plan period.

On-going projects:

The following three innovative proposals processed by ANU-TOCIC have been approved for funding by DSIR, during 2015 – 2016, under PRISM scheme.

SI. No. Title of On going Project Innovator Sanctioned amount Rs. (in Lakh)
1 LED Lantern with Selectable Beam Pattern for PAYG Sreedhar Ponugupati 15.00 Lakh
3 Fully Automated Dry-Fruit Slicer Sonal Jagdish Gupta 10.00 Lakh

For details contact:

Dr.K. Mallikarjuna
Cell No. 9866402962
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