To promote the innovation in the country, Union HRD Minister, Ramesh Pokriyal launched new programme called Yukti 2.0. The new programme is an online depository created by AICTE innovation cell for ideas aimed at inculcating and promoting innovation.
Yukti 2.0 was initially promoted by MHRD as Massive Indian Novelty Depository (MIND).
Union HRD Minister during the launch said that he is happy with the launch of the Yukti 2.0 platform.
The minister said the platform created by the innovation cell of the AICTE will enable students across the country to witness various sorts of innovation taking place. He also added that the portal can be accessed by all, whether they are businessman or farmers or other people working across different regions of the country.
Yukti 2.0 will provide everyone access and people can see the innovations that are suitable for them and make use of the same accordingly.
The Minister said even Higher educational institutions and the teachers or students associated as well will be able to put up their innovations and ideas for start-up on Yukti 2.0 and utilise the platform to commercialise the same as well.
MHRD Additional Secretary Rakesh Ranjan also spoke during the launch and said that Yukti 2.0 is not merely a database. He also said that the platform will act more like an online market which will see co-existence between people who sell and buy ideas.