What is SSIP?
The government of Gujarat has developed a policy for providing assistance to startups/ innovation. Under this scheme, any individual/ group of individuals having innovative idea/ concept will be eligible and/ or universities/ education institutions, incubation centres/ PSUs/ R&D institutions/ private and other establishments will be eligible as an institution to support and mentor to innovators as approved by committee. Startups in an economy's technology sectors is an important indicator of technological performance for several reasons.
About SU (Saurashtra University)
The Saurashtra University was created on a rigorous demand, for a separate university out of Gujarat University (Ahmedabad), from the eminent educationists and freedom fighters of the Saurashtra region. The demand was more prominent after the creation of Gujarat State on May 1, 1961. The Saurashtra University Act was passed by the Legislative Assembly of Gujarat in the year 1965(Gujarat Act No. 39 of 1965). Saurashtra University, established on 23rd May, 1967, having two headquarters in the initial stage i.e. Rajkot and Bhavnagar. After the incorporation of the Bhavnagar University, Rajkot became the sole headquarters of the Saurashtra University. The campus of the University is spread over 363 acres of land. The present jurisdiction of the University includes Amreli, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surendranagar, and Morbi districts. It has 29 Post Graduate Departments on its campus and 238 affiliated colleges.
- To be at the vanguard of knowledge in the domain of higher learning and achieve the highest global standards.
- To achieve excellence in teaching and research.
- To empower learners in achieving their professional goals.
- To strengthen educational-professional interface.
- To relate learning with the highest human values.
- Educate, Liberate and Transform