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Event Dates: 1st to 2nd July 2021

Registration Closing Date: 28th June 2021

Contact Details

Mr. Dushyant Joshi

About Ideation March-2021

RK University holds a two-day bootcamp for the innovators and for the startup. The prime focus of the event is to motivate young entrepreneurs of the region and provide training for pitch decks to get the funding from the investors. Participants can nurture their frugal ideas and Interact with the stakeholders. Also, to create awareness about the Startup policy and support system of the Govt. of Gujarat through this event.

The Ideation March-2021 is in association with Startup India and Industrial Commissionerate - Government of Gujarat, and organizing by K S Patel Centre for Entrepreneurship-CFE and Faculty of Doctoral Studies & Research-FDSR, wherein young minds train on "How to Nurture a Frugal Ideas" & "How to create an investor ready Pitch Deck", two things that are essential to help you kickstart Entrepreneurial Journey.

About Organizing University

RK University (RKU) is the first state private university in Saurashtra & Kutch region. It was established by the state government, under the Private State University Act by the gazette notification dated 12 October 2011. University offers degrees in Science, Agriculture, Ayurveda, Engineering, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Management Studies. RK University is ranked 4 across the nation in Swachh Campus Ranking 2018 by MHRD, Government of India. The only state private university accredited by NAAC UGC in western Gujarat region. RK University is amongst the top 50 Private Universities in the country in Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements published by Ministry of Education, Government of India.

About FDSR

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmesof RK University are rigorous programmes offered by Faculty of Management, Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and Technology that build research capabilities of the participants for careers in academia and industry. As per the guidelines of the University Grants Commission of India, registration of a prospective research scholar is done under a full-time programme or a part-time programme. The PhD degree is awarded by RK University which is established under the Gujarat State Private Universities Act and is authorized to award degrees by UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956.

Our PhD programmesare designed to ground research scholars in disciplinary theories, frameworks, methods and paradigms and train them in identifying and questioning the existing paradigms and in reevaluation, modification and application of the theories, frameworks, methods and paradigms in solving, through interdisciplinary approaches, problems that are significant. The programmes are also designed to train research scholars to effectively communicate the findings and argue the thesis in the form of research papers and the doctoral dissertation as well asin seeking funding for the project and filing for patent wherever applicable.


RK University is glad to inform you that its incubation and entrepreneurship body – K S Patel Centre for Entrepreneurship (KSPCFE), RKU has been bestowed with the status of a nodal centre to facilitate startup, innovation and incubation support through a unique Scheme of Government of Gujarat to facilitate enterprise development in the Saurashtra region. Promotion of Startups / Innovation Scheme launched by Industries Commissionerate, Dept. of Industries and Mines, Govt. of Gujarat, Gandhinagar intends to provide financial assistance for innovative project ideas that has potential for becoming a marketable product. There are many other benefits announced under the new industries’ policy of Govt. of Gujarat. Any person (student, faculty non-RKU person) can apply.

The objective of K S Patel Centre for Entrepreneurship (KSPCFE) Nodal centre at RKU is to develop and refine the entrepreneurial competencies of any citizen willing to take up innovation and entrepreneurship by providing them with financial support to aid the development of their innovative product and business ideas. The specialized inputs enable students to learn the nitty-gritty of innovation, financial and marketing management right from their intake at the University. Thus, they emerge as dynamic thinkers and doers. The Nodal Centre shall help nurture entrepreneurial values in each student by developing their core behavioral values to emerge as creative, competent and confident individuals who are not job seekers but job providers.

Ideation March event

A two days Bootcamp, the details of which have been mentioned below-:

1st July 2021 - Workshop on Ideation and creating pitch deck for startup

On the 1st day of the Bootcamp, participants learn how to nurture the frugal ideas, Create your Pitch Deck and Ideal Pitch Deck Format.

2nd July 2021 - Idea competition

On the 2nd day of the Bootcamp, participants can take part in an ideation competition and a chance to win the cash prizes worth Rs. 75000/-.

  • Pharma/ Health care
  • Food and Beverages
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy and Environment
  • Other - (Women Empowerment)
  • Seed Support upto rs 30 Lakhs
  • Co-working
  • Mentoring
  • IPR Facilitation
  • Investor connect
  • Cloud credits
  • and many more
Prizes (Theme wise winners and runner ups)
  • Cash prize worth Rs. 75000/-
  • Winner Rs.10000 / Theme
  • Runner ups 5000 / Theme
Registration Link

Click Here To Register

Registration Closing Date: 28th June 2021

Registration fees Includes:
  • Participants will be provided a registration kit, certificate, tea/coffee, lunch for two days.
  • Participant can attend workshop/training
  • Participant can take part in the idea competition & chance to win the cash prizes
  • The registration fee excludes accommodation charges.
Chief Patrons

Shri Denish Patel,
Exe. Vice President,
RK University, Rajkot, India

Shri Mohit Patel,
Vice President,
RK University, Rajkot, India

Committee Member

Mr. Dushyant Joshi,
i/c Director, KSP-CFE,,
RK University, Rajkot, India

Dr. Vishal Doshi,
Head TPO, RK University,,9428894700,
RK University, Rajkot, India

Dr. Ashish Tanna,
i/c Dean FDSR, RK University,,
RK University, Rajkot, India

Organizing Committee Members

1. Dr. Bhavin Dhaduk-

2. Dr. Vishvesh Kanabar-

3. Dr. Nirav Mandavia-

4. Mr. Harishwar Suru-

5. Mr. Harshal Desai-

6. Mr. Shiraj Sunasaara -

7. Mr. Nimesh Davada -

8. Mr. Bhargav Pandya -

9. Ms. Surbhi Vekariya -

Student Members

1. Ms. Krupa Dalsaniya

2. Ms. Dhara Mangroliya

3. Mr. Bhagirathsinh Jethwa

4. Mr. Ravi Ramani

5. Ms. Mamta Dodiya

6. Mr. Ramgeer Yadav

7. Mr. Uday Khunt

8. Mr. Pankaj Makadiya

9. Mr. Nihar Joshi

Mr. R Ramanan,
Chief Guest
Former (First) Mission Director,
Atal Innovation Mission,
NITI AayogGovernment of India

Mr. M Nagarajan
Guest of Honour
IAS, Director,
Higher Education Department Government. of Gujarat.

Mr. D R Parmar
Guest of Honour
Jt. Commissioner of Industries,
Startup Cell, Gujarat

Mr. Hiranmay Mahanta,
Guest of Honour
Chief Executive Officer,
, i-Hub Gujarat

Mr. Mohit Patel,
Eminent Speaker
Vice President - RK University
Rajkot, Gujatat.

Dr. Kruti Patel
Eminent Speaker & Trainer
Director, She & We
Entrepreneurship Foundation

Ms. Bindi Patel
Eminent Speaker
Founder and Director ECOrrect Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Bhavesh Gadhethariya
Eminent Speaker & Jury
Managing Director,
Infinity Infoway Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. Vishal Sarvaiya
Eminent Speaker & Jury
Founder, Shree Vam Industry

Mr. Sanjay Togadiya
Eminent Speaker & Jury
Founder - RK Infotech

1st Day (1st July 2021)

Registration 08:30 AM to 9:15 AM Near Entrance, RK University
High Tea 09:15 AM to 09:45 AM Near SOE, RK University
Inauguration Welcome Ceremony, Prayer & lighting the lamp 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM Seminar Hall, SOE, RK University
Inaugural Speech by Denish Sir 10:15 AM to 10:25 AM
Invited talk by (Guest of Honour) Mr. R Ramanan - Former (First) Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of India 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Invited talk by (Guest of Honour) Mr. M Nagarajan Director, Higher Education Department Govt. of Guj. 11:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Tell your story by Mr. Mohit Patel Vice President, RK University 11:15 AM to 11:30 AM
Invited talk by (Guest Honour) Mr. D R Parmar Jt. Commissioner of Industries, Startup Cell Gujarat 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Invited talk by (Chief Guest) Mr. Hiranmay Mahanta CEO i-Hub Gujarat 11:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Invited talk by Dr. Kruti Patel-Ideation Director She & We Entrepreneurship Foundation 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
Activity - Group Formation 12:15 to 01:00 PM
Lunch Break 1:00 PM to 01:45 PM Food court, RK University
Workshops on Ideation- Dr. Kruti Patel & Team 02:00 PM To 04:30 PM SOE Seminar Hall,RK University
Networking and High Tea 04:30 PM To 05:00 PM SOE Entrance, RK University
(After 05:00 PM students will work on Ideas and Prepare the model till next morning with their respective groups)

2nd Day (2nd July 2021)

Breakfast 09:00 AM to 09:45 AM Food court, RK University
Idea Competition (Ideation Presentation – Theme wise Parallel Panels) 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM Various venues (as per the theme), RK University
Lunch Break 01:00 PM to 1:45 PM Food court, RK University
Tell your Story-I: Mr. Vishal Sarvaiya 02:00 PM to 02:20 PM Seminar Hall, SOE, RK University
Tell your Story-II: Mr. Bhavesh Gadhethariya 02:20 PM to 02:40 PM
Tell your Story-III: Mr. Sanjay Togadiya 02:40 PM to 03:00 PM
Tell your Story-IV: Ms. Bindi Patel 03:00 PM to 03:20 PM
Valedictory/Prize Distribution & Vote of Thanks 03:20 PM to 04:00 PM
Networking and High Tea 04:00 PM to 04:30 PM SOE Entrance, RK University