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From Vision to Venture : AIMS CISU Leading the Entrepreneurship Drive

By assisting and facilitating their nascent and growing enterprises, the AIMS Baramati Center for Incubation and Start-Ups (CISU) seeks to create an ecosystem that binds its students as young, aspiring entrepreneurs. The CISU works to support these entrepreneurs in organizing and merging various strands of excellence, innovation, and entrepreneurship in order to help them put their ideas into action and produce more job creators and social reformists.

The teachers, staff, students, alumni, and industry guests that may apply knowledge and technology advancements to the advancement of society and the country’s economy comprise the CISU ecosystem.

Although the CISU-AIMS was founded in 2017, it has been engaged in entrepreneurship development initiatives since 2011.


  • To foster in the students a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship through activities and events which create inventive and entrepreneurial attitude among students. This will be achieved through variety of lectures, workshops, intercollegiate events, debates, group discussions etc. in the Institute.
  • To make students aware of the different resources and platforms available for pitching their product & process innovations right from Ideation to IP protection. This will be achieved through exposing students to the numerous innovation and startup activities taking place around the country, by training and encouraging them to compete in state and national level events like Startup Stars.
  • To develop a group of motivated students with an entrepreneurial spirit, register their ventures and support them with access to seed capital.


CISU – AIMS organizes events including Startup Star, Success Stories, Ideation Camp, Business Model Workshop, Leadership Skill Development, Debates, and Group Discussions. Our annual Intercollegiate Management Fest – Intaglio Series features a two-day main event each year with themes like “Best Entrepreneur,” “Best Manager,” and “Big Bull,” among others. All of these events include financial awards, mentorship from renowned judges and founders, and financial support for the chosen few entrepreneurs and business ideas.


In order to foster creativity and independence in our students via entrepreneurial endeavors, we have established an encouraging environment through a range of infrastructural up gradations.

The Incubation Center of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) provides support to CISU – AIMS. To help aspiring business owners, the cell comprises experienced industry professionals and former entrepreneurs.

The Institution Innovation Council, which oversees CISU-AIMS, is composed up of the following members:

Sr. No.Member NameDesignation
1Dr. M. A. LahoriChairperson & Director
2Dr. D. P. MoreMember & Program Coordinator
3Dr. T. V. ChavanMember & IQAC
4Dr. P. V. YadavMember
5Prof. S. S. KhatriMember
6Ms. Pranali PawarStudent Representative
7Ms. Radhika NimbalkarStudent Representative
8Mr. Suresh UmapIndustry Representative
9Mrs. Shital JagdaleAlumni Representative
10Dr. A. Y. DikshitSecretary

These initiatives with planting the seeds of innovation and startup among students will fetch further rewards in the coming years with more startups with employment generation for the nation.

CISU - AIMS Commitment to Stakeholders

CISU – AIMS will provide necessary support to budding entrepreneurs and startups. The mentoring support will be provided from Idea to starting a business venture. The center has a pool of experts in different domains and helps the entrepreneurs to build sustainable and scalable startups.

Our Consultancy Services:

  • Exposure to Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship, and the startup world.
  • Training, Guidance, and personalized Mentoring from Domain Experts.
  • Assistance from ideation to validation and Pitch deck.
  • Make you ready for launching a venture in the market.
  • Developing Strategies for Branding, Marketing, and IP.
  • Networking Opportunities.

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Contact : CISU

Dr. Abhishek Dikshit
Associate Professor & Incharge CISU
AIMS Baramati

Email : abhishek.y.dikshit@gmail.com