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Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) RISE Association, supported by AIM, NITI Aayog (Govt. of India), aims to nurture Innovation and Entrepreneurship culture in Semi-urban and Rural India. ACIC RISE brings together startups, industry mentors, and eminent academicians from its parent Institution Chandigarh Group of colleges Mohali and researchers who thrive on continuous interaction of theory and practice. ACIC RISE encourages the young minds, students and Innovators, Ideators to undertake entrepreneurship as a career option and set up a successful start-up venture.

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ACIC RISE Association Landran offers two Incubation programs with the aim to support innovative business ideas having potential to transform their ideas into a minimum viable product.

Envision incubation Program

Create and Nurture product building mind set among the youth in the region. A platform wherein one can envision to build their entrepreneurial journey"

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Launchpad Pre Incubation Program

Focused approach building abilities of founder, enabling founders to achieve milestones by providing an ecosystem.

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Our Team

Dr. Ruchi Singla
Director ACIC RISE Association

A dynamic leader with strong interpersonal and team building skills. She aims to foster entrepreneurship & innovation.

Kamal Kishor Malhotra
CEO, ACIC RISE Association

with 10+ years of experience in Livelihood and rural ecosystem development.

Dr. Amresh Kumar
Vertical Head

A Mechanical Engineer with Specialization in Manufacturing Engineering he has a broad, intellectual foundation in the fields of Electrical Vehicles & Solar Energy harnessing.

Dr. Praveen Singla
Vertical Head

An Electronics & Communication Engineer, with specialization in Drone Technology, mentors the startups for customization of Drones.

Dr. Tanvi Arora
Vertical Head

An information security specialist, with strong acumen for advising technology startups to establish design, standards, security policies & procedures.

Mr. Karan
Young Professional

Skillful Cyber Security Researcher, Young, Energetic, Goals oriented and enthusiastic about work.

Mr. Sonu
Young Professional

An expert CAD/CAM Designer, full of creativity and mentors the startups for designing components for prototype development.

Mr. Kuldeep Singh
Executive Assistant

The jack of all trades, the back bone and pillar of all activities. He is multitasking individual, enthusiastic about work and eager to learn new skills.



Gyatri Rana

ACIC RISE Association came in when we were at the cocoon stage, our idea was strong but with limited understanding about building a startup. They brought in an understanding of building a startup.


Chelsi Somani

Startup journey starts with a great idea and founders need to focus fully on the technical and marketing aspects to be successful. ACIC RISE Association has supported and nurtured Sfity India to grow into what it is today.

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our Mentors

Dr.Ruchi Singla
Director Research & Development
Dr. Harbinder Singh
Associate Dean Research & Development
Mr. Rajan Sharma
Mr. K.K Sharma
Mr. Ghanaya Singh
Country Head

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