What is the IITM Centre For Innovation? What does it do? Can students join?
The Centre For Innovation is the largest student-run innovation lab in India. It is also the largest umbrella entity within IITM with many technological and innovative clubs falling under it. Some of these are the 3-D Printing Club, Aero Club, Computer Vision and Intelligence Group (CVIG), Electronics Club, i-Bot Club, Programming Club, Team Envisage (the Techno-Entertainment Club) and Team Sahaay.
The CFI also houses some renowned competition teams like Anveshak (which builds rovers that scale harsh terrains), Abhiyaan (which builds Intelligent Autonomous Ground Vehicles), Avishkar (that's building a Hyperloop Pod to represent IIT Madras at SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition) and Team Raftar (the Student Formula Racing Club of IIT Madras).