National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) has achieved target of imparting Intellectual Property (IP) awareness and basic training to 1 million students on 31st July 2022, ahead of the deadline which was 15 August 2022.
NIPAM, a flagship program to impart IP awareness and basic training, was launched on 8th December 2021 as a part of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” celebrations.
The program is being implemented by Intellectual Property Office, the Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM), Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
During the period 8th December 2021 to 31st July 2022, the following milestones have been achieved —
of participants (students/faculty) trained on IP = 10, 05, 272
Educational institutes covered = 3662
Geographical coverage = 28 states and 7 Union Territories