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Vision 2025 is strategic vision and goals to make NITR Rourkela an internationally acclaimed institution of higher learning, research and innovation. NITR has established itself among the premier educational institutions in India. Instead of gradual advancement, we envision NITR to leap to be one of the Top-10 institution of India and get ranked among the Top-200 universities of the world by 2025.

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Pillar 1: Increase Cutting Edge Research Output

1. Establish 5 multidisciplinary Center of Research Excellence (i-Core)

2. 50 Patent submission per year – with incentives and financial Reward for each patent submission

3. Increase publications in International quality Journals and conferences by 50%

4. Increase sponsored research done by faculty (at least 50%)

5. Award travel grants to students to present research papers at national and international conferences

Pillar 2: Recruit World-class Faculty

1. Institute 10 chair professors to lead I-Core and Department level research

2. Contract 10 adjunct “Professors of Practice”

3. Mentorship and training for existing faculty

4. Faculty exchange program with international institutions. (Sign MOU with UC Davis)

5. Young Faculty Award to incentivize top-talent, in competition with new-IITs and well funded private institutes.

Pillar 3: World-class pedagogy and curriculum for 21st Century Skills

1. “Project and Problem-based” learning modules, “maker-spaces” and “hackathons”

2. Soft-skills (creativity and problem solving, communication, collaboration and leadership) development and certification

3. Social impact projects

4. Campus Away Experiences and Passionate Pursuits

Pillar 4: Entrepreneurship Eco-System and Sustainability Research Center

1. Emerging Tech Business Incubator (EBTI), Integrated Incubator and Accelerator

2. Produce 100 start-ups with 50% surviving beyond 5-years

3. Innovation hub for the region, elevate socio-economic status of the regional population

4. Provide seed funding to selected start-ups for acceleration PE fund from Alumni network

5. NITR 5-MW Solar Park and Sustainable Energy research and Technology Center (SERTC) and build greener campus

Pillar 5: Scale Alumni Relation & Resource Generation

1. Full time staff to scale Alumni relations

2. Use technology to scale alumni engagement: giving portal, institute presence in social media

3. Organize 10, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50 year class reunions

4. Additional revenue generation from Executive Education and Research expertise

5. Development Office & Execution excellence

6. Development Office with full time staff

Pillar 6: Brand and Image Revitalization

1. Modern visual identity for the institution

2. Creation of enterprise-grade website and social media presence

3. 21st Century “Digital Campus”

4. Engaging content on institute activities and accomplishments

5. Key stakeholder communication and public relations capability

Pillar 7: Development office and Execution excellence

1. Assemble a development team with full-time staffs with right skill-sets, specializing in Human Resources, Project Management, Resource Generation, Alumni and Industry relations.

2. Development Office creates execution plans around the Vision 2025 goals, with clear outcome, metrics and time-table. Accountable for the successful execution of the development plan.

3. Development Office works with alumni relation on resource generation, working closely with NITRAA, NITROAA and corporations to support Vision 2025.