About DIC

DIC stands for Design Innovation Center. This new program has been initiated and funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under the scheme “National Initiative for setting up of Design Innovation Centers, Open Design School & National Design Innovation Network”.
Savitribai Phule Pune University is one of the first organizations to participate in the scheme, acting as a DIC hub. In collaboration with Vigyan Ashram, a DIC ‘spoke center’ has been started at Pabal. This website represents the structure and content of the Vigyan Ashram DIC (VADIC).

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DIC is open for all individuals with prior permission and training. If you have a great idea or you are looking for technical solution for common problem facing society, DIC @ Vigyan Ashram is perfect place for you. You can enroll by contacting us directly here.


DIC will incubate ideas which are useful for society. Efforts will be made to convert these ideas into products. Requirement of users will be taken into account from the conceptualization of idea to making final products.

DIC wants to promote culture of design at college level. Our rural areas are facing with various development problems. These problems are great opportunities for creative minds. DIC aims at training youth to taken on these challenges and come out with useful solutions.

Design Courses


Signal Conditioning and Sensor Technology


Environment and Watershed Management


Improvement of Plant Growth


Computer Aided Product Design


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