New Delhi, Nov. 2: The National Innovation Council (NIC) will present its second annual ‘Report to the People 2012′ to President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Friday.
The report will be presented by the Chairman of the National Innovation Council and Adviser to the Prime Minister, Sam Pitroda, in the presence of Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal.
The National Innovation Council was set up by the Prime Minister to lay a roadmap for transforming the country into an innovation nation, with a focus on inclusive growth in keeping with the Government’s commitment of turning the next decade into a ‘Decade of Innovation’.
The National Innovation Council is focused on encouraging and facilitating the creation of an Indian Model of Innovation by looking at five key parameters: Platform, Inclusion, Eco-system, Drivers and Discourse.
The core idea is to innovate to produce affordable and qualitative solutions that address the needs of people at the Bottom of the Pyramid, eliminate disparity and focus on an inclusive growth model.
The initiatives of the National Innovation Council are also aimed at fostering an innovation ecosystem across domains and sectors to strengthen entrepreneurship and growth, to facilitate the birth of new ideas and enhance collaboration. (ANI)