Wadhwani Foundation

We are proud partners of Wadhwani Foundation. MITAOE is successfully running Basic Entrepreneurship course (Foundation Course in Entrepreneurship) and Business Strategies (Advanced Course in Entrepreneurship) designed & monitored by Wadhwani Global University (WGU).

Launched in 2000 by Dr. Romesh Wadhwani, the Foundations comprising of Wadhwani Charitable Foundation and Wadhwani Operating Foundation are working with the primary mission of accelerating economic development in emerging economies through large-scale job creation with presence in Asia, Africa and Latin America operating in association with governments, corporates, mentors, investors and educational institutes. Its Initiatives are driving job creation through entrepreneurship, skills development and innovation. While both the Foundations are focused on the same goal and mission, the Wadhwani Charitable Foundation focuses on grant making, while the Wadhwani Operating Foundation focuses on direct programs.


We have established Innovation Cell in MITAOE under the guidelines of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India has established ‘MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC)’ to systematically foster the culture of Innovation amongst all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work with new ideas and transform them into prototypes while they are informative years.

MIC has envisioned encouraging creation of ‘Institution’s Innovation Council (IICs)’ across selected HEIs. MITAOE is part of network of these IICs. This is established to promote innovation in the Institution through multitudinous modes leading to an innovation promotion eco-system in the campuses.


  • To create a vibrant local innovation ecosystem.
  • Start-up supporting Mechanism in HEIs.
  • Prepare institute for Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements Framework.
  • Establish Function Ecosystem for Scouting Ideas and Pre-incubation of Ideas.
  • Develop better Cognitive Ability for Technology Students.


MITAOE, Winner of National Entrepreneurship Challenge hosted by IITB. It is the biggest competition for E-Cell’s across the country.

"Created with the vision of developing entrepreneurship from grassroots, we plan to promote entrepreneurship among the younger generation of the country and make sure that youngsters don’t feel that starting up a company is rocket science, National Entrepreneurship Challenge planed to develop entrepreneurship developing bodies in each campus of India. It is the first of its kind pan India competition.

E-Cell, MITAOE focused on developing the entrepreneurial spirit of students, which we believe is instrumental for our country to develop. We thought of a channel to demystify the shroud of alienism that surrounds innovation. In NEC, we actualize our dream of a truly entrepreneurial society. It included all the colleges spread across India, and helped the participating colleges to discover that they are capable of so much more.Through the National Entrepreneurship Challenge, we envision to help establish entrepreneurship cells all across the country which in turn will help bolster the startup ecosystem in our country.

What’s the challenge? -Making it successful requires immense passion, determination, innovation and knowledge which happens to be similar to starting a successful company. "