Amity University was conferred the ‘Top Indian Academic Institution for Patents & Commercialization’ at the National Intellectual Property Award – 2020 held on August 17, 2021, by Indian Intellectual Property Office under the Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.
The award was presented by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Government of India to Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Amity Education Group and Dr. Atul Chauhan, Chancellor, Amity University.
The minister made a clarion call to all academia particularly Amity University led by Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Founder President, Amity Education Group to play an important role and look at online and possibly a hyrbid online and offline programmes to train the youth for better understanding about IPR, copyright, trademarks and patents. He mentioned to target at creation of awareness and basic training to one million students across universities & schools in India, in the next 12 months, as a part to our ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ programme. The minister announced that 75 scholarships to students in IPR laws and asked Dr. Ashok K Chauhan to consider giving another 75 scholarships to students in the IPR laws courses particularly for students belonging to weaker section.
Accepting the award, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan, mentioned that this programme of recognizing the contribution of research and innovation organization is a great step to lead India to the global superpower, a mission of our prime minister.
Dr Chauhan further mentioned that science, technology, engineering and innovation is an important tool to achieve this goal and he emphatically mentioned that he has great faith and confidence in the creativity, innovativeness and brilliance of the Indian youth. Having such a great number of Indian youth and brilliant students and researchers, India can definitely rank at No. 1 globally in the area of science, technology, engineering, research and innovation. He expressed his gratitude to the minister for conferring the award to Amity and assured that Amity would contribute towards Nation Building and mission of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.Campus, News