His Excellency the Lt. Governor is! pleased to constitute the State Innovation Council under the chairmanship of Hon'ole Chief Minister with the following Members in the U.T. of Puducherry to re-define innovations beyond R&D laboratories and factories to offer novel solutions tbat lead to inclusive growth in the Geld of innovation and to hamewi the core competencies, local talent, resources and capabilities to create new opportunities.

Hon'ble Chief Minister


Chief Secretary to Government


Development Commissioner


Vice-ChanceUor Pondicheny University


Director, J1PMER


Principal, Pondieherry Engineering College


Director, NTT, Trichy


Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industries


Puducherry Chapter


Thiru G.R.K. Reddy, Marg Ltd.


ThiruGopalLal Dalmia


36-A, Pappammal Koil.Street-


Near Sengeniamman Koil .....


Puducherzy 605 012


Dr. Brahmanand Mohanty

: Member

Agency for Environment & Energy Management


13, Zamindar Garden,


Puducherzy 605 012 ...


Prof. (Dr.) T. Balasubramanian, Dean

: Member

Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology,


Annamalai University, Parangipettai-608 502.


Director (Planning)

: Member Secretary

  1. The objective of the State Innovation Council will be the following: .
    1. Support the U,T, Government to promote innovation with focus on inclusive growth in the Union Territory;
    2. Evolving New Policy Initiativea to spur innovation;-.
    3. Formulation/Dcvdopment of innovation attitudes and approaches;
    4. Creation of envurrajnent and ecological systems for innovation;
    5. Encourage young talent and local universities, colleges, Mettium & Small Scale Industries and R&D Institutes;
    6. Map opportunities for innovation in the Union Territory; .
    7. Identify and reward talent in innovation and disseminate success stories;
    8. Organise seminars, lectures, workshops on innovation ond create State
      Innovation portal to educate;
    9. Help create innovation eco-systems;
    10. Organise risk capital and prepare an innovation Roadmap 2010-2020 for the State;
  2. The Planning and Research Department is the nodal Department for the State innovation Council in the UT of Puducherry.
  3. The travel costs of the Members will be met in accordance with the current guidelines as per the admissible financial rules. Members will also be entitled to TA/DA for travelling country for; ' activities, related to the, Council's work, including for outreach and state-level meeting.'
  4. This issue with the concurrence of the Finance Department vide their U. No. 10244/2011/F8/A3 dt. 07.06.2011.

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