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National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission

National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission:

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

  • NIPAM, a flagship program to impart IP awareness and basic training, was launched on 8 Dec 2021 as a part of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” celebrations.
  • 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.
  • During the period 08 December 2021 to 31st July 2022, the following milestones achieved:
    • of participants (students/faculty) trained on IP = 10, 05, 272
    • Educational institutes covered = 3662
    • Geographical coverage = 28 states and 7 Union Territories