KAPILA campaign

What is the News?

The Union Education Minister informed the Lok Sabha about the KAPILA campaign launched in October 2020. The campaign was launched on 89th birth anniversary of former President and Scientist Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Facts:

  • KAPILA stands for Kalam Program for Intellectual Property Literacy and Awareness campaign.
  • Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Education
  • Objectives: The objectives of the campaign include
    • To create awareness regarding Intellectual Property Rights(IPR) in Higher Education Institutions(HEIs),
    • To develop training program on IPR for faculty and students of HEIs
    • To sensitise and develop a vibrant Intellectual Property(IP) filing system.
    • To enable IPR protection on the inventions originating from the faculty and students of HEIs

Source: PIB

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