With a view to inform and create awareness about significance of SSIP-CELL at the institute and its role in nurturing innovations/creativity in students, a SSIP awareness program was conducted .It imbibes curiosity about the startup level in the students. This awareness program aimed to motivate students towards critical thinking using project based learning .The students were briefed regarding the significance of POC to cultivate hand –on skill, innovation and management skills which the senior project students had undergone under SSIP. The students were informed about the procedure, format of applying of the POC under SSIP in detail. Total 51 newly admitted students from semester 1st and diploma to degree entry (semester3) have participated and made the session interactive.