Other Specialized Centres

Name of the Centre Description/ Objectives Centre Leads
The LNMIIT Centre for Technology-Business Incubation & Entrepreneurial Leadership (L-CTBI & EL) This centre aims at:
  1. Providing a platform for faculty, staff, students and alumni for innovation, incubation and entrepreneurial leadership.
  2. Enabling technology-based solutions to problems that might be being faced by the campus, society, state and the nation.
  3. Providing Business Assistance and Mentoring, accelerate emerging companies' development by providing hands-on assistance during the vulnerable start-up years."
(Lead)
Dr. Manoj Kumar
The LNMIIT Unified Computing Services Centre (LUCS)
  1. The Centre aims towards identification of key computing needs of the Institute for effective planning and maintenance of entire computing infrastructure including but not limited to network infrastructure, Internet access, cyber security, VoIP telephony support and related integration services.
  2. The Centre facilitates IT based security and surveillance services, audio-visual conference services, in-campus audio-visual services, digital storage services and high performance computing services.
  3. Its strategic objective is to design, deployment, maintenance and periodic update of LNMIIT website.
  4. ERP / MIS related services.
  5. The centre is entrusted to advise on timely, proactive enhancement of related facilities and services in keeping with the vision of the Institute and emerging trends.
(Lead)
Dr. Sunil Kumar
Centre for Executive Development Programmes (C-EDP)

The Objectives of the Centre are:

  1. Creating need based, industry-relevant and self-sustainable short-term, medium-term and long-term executive development programmes leading to different levels of certifications and continuing education programmes involving Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC), Small Private Online Courses (SPOC), Corporate Open Online Courses (COOC) as well as blended learning, virtual laboratories and secure online testing based provisions.
  2. The Centre would be encouraged to become a learning hub around which programmes benefiting people across the boundaries of states and nations could be developed.
  3. This Centre has a mandate of executing a sustainable skills development outreach programme in coordination with, local, state level and national level entities with a view to help improving employability of the people from weaker economic sections of the society and rural/semi-rural areas.
(Lead)
Prof. Ravi Prakash Gorthi
(Co-Lead)
Dr. Vikram Sharma
The LNMIIT Centre for Wellness and Positive Health (L-CWPH)
  1. The L-CWPH aims at ensuring positive mental health, general feeling of wellness and help in realizing the value added by ethics-driven value system in both personal and professional spheres.
  2. The focus is on bringing about positive changes in the way young students may perceive certain aspects and difficulties in life but would not be limited in the scope of its work and reach to students alone.
  3. The Centre aims to become a mentoring, counselling, interaction and outreach hub around which, over a period of time not only the LNMIIT but also broadly the community around it, state and nation would be benefitted over the years.
(Lead)
Dr. Amit Neogi
Centre for Advanced Software and Skills Development (CASSD)

The centre aims towards:

  1. Identification of key needs that the campus, society, state and the nation may have which in a prioritized and phase-wise manner could be helped with creation of software and hardware-software technology-based cost-effective solutions, testing, (pilot deployment included), deployment and finally technology transfer, commercialization and, where feasible and relevant, outreach.
  2. Becoming a design, development and innovation hub around which not only the LNMIIT but also many other institutions in the vicinity (or even beyond) might get enabled over the years.
  3. The Centre has the mandate of evolving into a Centre of excellence in terms of design research, innovation, advanced software skills, development and software solutions developed in the software and hardware-software areas.
(Lead)
Mr. Vikas Bajpai
Centre for Study and Use of Authentic Examination (L - CSUAE)

The centre shall primarily work in the areas of research, development and industry-ready technology/ services which would help any industry that needs to develop professional-grade, high quality software and recruit developers or train existing senior developers, project-leads etc. The centre shall help any such company that wishes to identify different levels of job readiness of potential recruits as well as assessing level of competency of software developers/ team leaders and project managers already on-roll of a company.

(Lead)
Prof. Philip L. Miller
Centre for Communication, Soft-Skills and Personality Development (C-CSPD)
  1. The centre will strengthen communication skills, soft skills and overall personality of students and participating individuals.
  2. The activities of this virtual centre are: Conducting Workshops, Training on Interview Skills, Employability skills and personality development for students. Faculty and Staff Development Programmes will also be organized under this centre.
  3. The centre works towards training the participants which the nuances of effective communication, workplace etiquette and socio-professional interaction and thus foster their employability and professional success.
(Lead)
Dr. Usha Kanoongo
Centre for Media Relations and Studies (CMRS)

The centre will strives to bring LNMIIT to the forefront through ethical and value-based but thoughtful and convincing brand /image building and appropriate forms of promotion. The foremost role of the Cell is to foster community relations with external stakeholders through several media relation activities. The CMRS should accomplish this through its regular and deep engagement with all forms of relevant media and also by facilitating Institute's online presence across various platforms includes Print, Digital and social media. CMRS would ensure that all the important happenings, as well as the event in or organized by the Institute, are timely shared with the external world. In short, the Centre is expected to be one of the principal visibility connects of the Institute as a window to the outside world. The main purpose of forming the “Centre of Media Relations and Studies” is to bring up community relations with all the external and internal stakeholders of the institute (including faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, recruiters and peers) through appropriate information sharing, events and media relation activities including but not limited to social media and press-coverage. Positive and just image/perception creation amongst stakeholders, peers and society outside would be an important goal of the CMRS.

(Lead)
Dr. Shweta Pandey
(Co-Lead)
Mr. Vikas Bajpai