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National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM)

12th August, 2022 Science and Technology

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  • National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM) has achieved target of imparting Intellectual Property (IP) awareness and basic training to 1 million students on 31stJuly 2022, ahead of the deadline which was 15 August 2022. 



  • NIPAM, is a flagship program to impart IP awareness and basic training. It was launched in  2021 as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'' 
  • 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. 

Way  Forward

  • The way forward is to strengthen the NIPAM program further to nurture and encourage innovation and creativity, thereby contributing towards cultural and economic development of the society through a revamped manner utilizing the existing resources of the IP Office in collaboration with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), AICTE, UGC etc.