Ranked No. 1 under Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)-2021 in General (Non-Technical) Category

EDII has been ranked Number 1 under Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) – 2021 in General (Non-Technical) Category. Under the ARIIA, institutions are ranked on innovation-related globally acceptable indicators. These indicators include successful innovation and startups and funding innovation and startups; intellectual property, technology transfer and commercialisation; annual budget spent on promoting and supporting innovation and entrepreneurship activities; IPR activities, pre-incubation and incubation infrastructure and courses on innovation; IPR and entrepreneurship development. EDII is the only institute from Gujarat to be ranked as Number 1 across all seven categories. A total of 1430 institutions / universities from across the country had participated in seven different categories for this ranking.

Gets Recognized as 'Centre of Excellence'

EDII has been recognized as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ (CoE) by the Government of India in the field of skilling ecosystem in the country. An official Gazette Notification has been issued by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) in this regard. The recognition comes after a thorough assessment of the Institute on several parameters by the Ministry. EDII has been recognized as a CoE in the skilling ecosystem for being a one-stop national resource centre working in collaborative mode with industry, academia and governments to impart training & competencies to ensure enhanced incidences of new enterprise creation & employability, address emerging skill gaps, and undertake research leading to interventions that match industry needs.

Shri Rakesh Sharma, President-EDII and MD & CEO, IDBI Bank Ltd. congratulated the Institute and its faculty & staff on these landmark achievements, and motivated to target even greater milestones.

EDII expresses gratitude to its President and esteemed board members for their constant mentorship towards exploring newer avenues.