This is an initiative by the Government of lndia to establish Design lnnovation Centres across the country to promote a culture of innovation and creative problem solving, to promote knowledge sharing and to enhance interdisciplinary design-focussed education, research and entrepreneurial activities. DIC at IIT Guwahati became effective from 26th March 2014. Kanimuni is one of the thematic projects approved by DIC at IIT Guwahati.
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The Department of Design(DoD), one of the thirteen departments at IIT Guwahati, was set up with a vision to enkindle some of the brightest technical minds of the country a passion for innovation in technology driven by a firm understanding, appreciation and celebration of design.
The department offers an M.Des. degree, a B.Des. degree (the only undergraduate level degree of its kind in an Indian Institute of Technology) and a PhD degree in Design. The focus of the program is on the study, invention, and creative use of technologies to create effective, usable, enjoyable experiences with technology through interdisciplinary research in engineering, design, behavioral and social sciences, and to understand the impact of technology on individuals, groups, and organizations. The department envisions to produce successful graduates who will be capable of leading the changing scenarios of today and tomorrow through thought, innovation and values.