AICTE IDEALAB has been aiming to transform education imparted in the institution to promote multidisciplinary education , innovation and research takes place. IDEALAB creates the platform for innovation and research to students and faculty with hands-on experience with the latest equipment in order to develop new projects and offer live internships with the industry support .
AICTE-IDEA (Idea Development, Evaluation & Application) Lab in its approved institutions for encouraging students for application of Science, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fundamentals towards enhanced hands-on experience and learning by doing.
As per the need of 21st Century Skill enhancement for students ( like Critical Thinking, Problem solving, Design Thinking ,Collaboration, Communication , Life long Learning ) , New National Educational Policy and Industry 4.0 to promote inter-disciplinary activities amongst different departments of the college to foster creativity among students and faculty and also made available all the facilities of IDEA LAB to the Students and Faculty from other colleges and Schools in the surrounding region of our college.
SRKREC will act as host institute to extend mentoring and IDEA LAB facilities to surrounding colleges and schools in our region.
The main objective of IDEA LAB is to fulfill the term used by our Prime Minister of India Sri Narendra Modi ji “Atmanirbhar Bharat” which translates to 'self-reliant India' or 'self-sufficient India' that leads to “Making India” with an mission statement of this scheme is “Step in with an idea, Step out with a prototype or product”.
As our College located in rural area , it is possible to identify and address the societal problems and challenges in rural areas and also possibility of finding solutions through IDEA LAB to fulfill the concept of “Atmanirbhar Bharat”.
IDEA LAB creates the ecosystem for transforming ideation to Prototype or Product . IDEA LAB creates the platform for innovation and research to students and faculty with hands-on experience with the latest equipment to in order to develop new projects and offer live internships with the industry support .
Networking with nearby colleges and Industry and to make best use of this resource and share best practices on enhancing employability skills training like Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Block chain, Robotics (Drones, Underwater Vehicle), Quantum Computing, Data
Science, Cyber Security, 3D Printing & Design, Augmented Reality (AR)/ Virtual Reality (VR) etc.,
By involving faculty and students from different departments of SRKREC and people from other surrounding institutes to promote Multidisciplinary education , innovation and research takes place through IDEA Lab to work independently on a common problem .
Duration of project will be two years from the date of receipt of funds by the institute. AICTE will monitor the IDEA Lab as part of IDEA Labs Network (IDEALNET) for 5 years, so that cultural change in the campus becomes visible due to the fully functional Lab.