Design Innovation Centers (DIC) is the initiative of MHRD is facilitated through IDC at IITB. Focus of DIC is to solve real life problems creatively and innovatively, project implementation, building synergistic relationship with industry and to encourage entrepreneurial activities. This will be facilitated through Hub and Spoke Model wherein IITB will mentor the Spoke institute at the field. DIC’s are connected to each other through Design Innovation Network (DIN) and further collaborative network of all DIC’s and its spokes is supported through National Knowledge Network (NKN)
http://www.dsource.in – Online repository that provides free access to critical knowledge (courses, case studies, resources) in the field of design – sponsored by MHRD, being collaboratively developed by IDC IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati and NID.