GIAN Cell, IIT Indore

Indian Institute of Technology Indore

Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) Cell


The Union Cabinet has approved a new program titled Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) in Higher Education aimed at tapping the talent pool of scientists and entrepreneurs, internationally to encourage their engagement with the institutes of Higher Education in India so as to augment the country's existing academic resources, accelerate the pace of quality reform, and elevate India's scientific and technological capacity to global excellence.

MHRD Scheme on International Summer/Winter Term (ISWT) under GIAN:

Objective: To arrange Guest Lectures by international renowned experts.
(1) Long and Short Term Goals:

  • To increase the footfalls of reputed international faculty in the Indian academic institutes.
  • Provide opportunity to our faculty and students to learn and share knowledge and teaching skills in cutting edge areas.
  • To create avenue for possible collaborative research.
  • To increase participation and presence of international students in the academic Institutes.
  • Opportunity for the students of different Institutes/Universities to interact and learn subjects in niche areas through collaborative learning process.
  • Provide opportunity for the technical persons from Indian Industries to improve understandings and update their knowledge in relevant areas.
  • Motivate the best international experts in the world to work on problems related to India.

Bank Detail for Fund Transfer e-payment

Name of the Beneficiary:

IIT Indore Project and Consultancy A/c
Name of Bank Canara Bank
Branch Indore Navlakha
Beneficiary Account No. 1476101027440
Bank MICR Code 452015003
Bank IFS Code CNRB0001476

Team Members of GIAN Cell at IIT Indore

Dr. Anirban Sengupta - Convener
Dr. Abhijeet Joshi - Member
Dr. Aratrika Das - Member

Contact Details

Dr. Santosh Kumar Sahu - Convener
GIAN Cell, IIT Indore
Khandawa Road, Simrol, Indore,
PIN - 453552, INDIA
Email: sksahu [at] iiti [dot] ac [dot] in