To nurture primarily the North Maharashtra region by catalyzing the growth of an innovation-driven entrepreneurial ecosystem to achieve wholesome and inclusive socio-economic development


Provide a platform

Provide a platform and nurture the entrepreneurial aspirations amongst the citizens of North Maharashtra region

Empower start-ups

Empower start-ups to contribute significantly to region’s economic growth and create employment opportunities for all sections of society

Develop robust infrastructure

Develop robust infrastructure and ease the regulatory framework to spur the development of the start-up ecosystem

Focus Sectors

AgriTech & AgroChemicals





( IoT, AI )

Polymer &


Financial Inclusion



Other Areas & Tech Startups



Board of Directors

Prof. V. L. Maheshwari

Honorable Vice-Chancellor Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University Jalgaon.

Prof. Bhushan L. Chaudhari​

Coordinator and Director –KCIIL and Professor, School of Life Sciences KavayitriBahinabaiChaudhari North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon

Dr. Vikas V. Gite

Director –KCIIL and Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Sciences KavayitriBahinabaiChaudhari North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon.

Er. Chhabiraj Rane

Director –KCIIL and Managing Director Chhabi Electricals Pvt Ltd, Jalgaon.

Management Team

Mr. Manveen Singh Chadha​​

Chief Executive Officer – KCIIL. Former Incubation Manager, IIT Mandi. Catalyst, Mandi. Former Coordinator, NEWGEN IEDC, ITS. Engineering College, Greater Noida Mentor- Startup India

CEng. Nikhil Lilakar Kulkarni

Incubation Manager – KCIIL Chartered Engineer, IEI (India) Computer Engg Division Mentor – Startup India and MeitY Startup Hub, Mentor of Change – ATL_NITI AAYOG Former Incubation Manager, SANDIP™ TBI, Nashik

Mr. Kantilal Gulabrao Patil​

B. Com, M. Com with overall experience of Five years in administrative and financial sector.

Mrs. Mira Tayade

Having more than Ten years of experience in handling the administrative work and sound knowledge of preparing documents in Marathi

Ms. Varsha Batheja

Having Four years of experience in Bookkeeping, Accountancy, GST, TDS & Income Tax etc. She has secured 96% in DTL’s course passed in 2020-21

About Host Institution

The North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, established on 15th August, 1990 under the Maharashtra Universities Act, XXIX of 1989, started its academic and administrative functioning from the academic year 1991-92. The jurisdiction of the University is extended over three districts i.e. Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar, a pre-dominantly tribal and rural area of Khandesh region.  Therefore, the University has opened it’s doors of higher education to mostly “first generation learners” of this area. Access, equity and academic excellence are the thrust areas of the University’s educational endeavor. The academic year 2014-15 is a great milestone in the history of North Maharashtra University as it is celebrating it’s Silver Jubilee, a twenty five years voyage of higher education.  The University was awarded with FOUR STAR grade in the year 2001 and B grade with 2.88 CGPA in the year 2009 and A Grade with 3.11 CGPA in 3rd Cycle re-accreditation in year 2015 by National Assessement and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore.

The main campus of the University is located about 8 km away from Jalgaon on National Highway No. 6 and is spread over an area of 660 acres on a hilly terrain, which is conducive to teaching, learning and research.  The campus has been beautified with a massive plantation drive of more than 2 lac trees which earned it the recognition of Vanshree Award – 2000’ by Government of Maharashtra and “Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshmitra Award-2002” by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India, New Delhi.  There are three satellite campuses namely – Pratap Regional Post-graduate Center, Amalner, Mahatma Gandhi Tatwadnyan Kendra, Dhule and Eklavya Training Center, Nandurbar. 

There are 220 affiliated colleges and 04 University recognized Research Institutes/Centres, out of which 01 college is recognized as College of Excellence, 05 colleges have been identified as College with Potential for Excellence and 01 college has been granted autonomous status by the UGC, New Delhi and Government of Maharashtra, recently. A climate of research, teaching, learning, student development, value education and community outreach programmes is nurtured through vital links between the University Schools/Institute and all affiliated colleges.  There are eight faculties namely, Arts and Fine Arts, Commerce and Management, Science, Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, Law, Education and Mental, Moral and Social Sciences covering various UG/PG/Ph.D. programmes on the University Campus as well as in the affiliated colleges. The University has successfully adopted the ‘School Concept’ with academic flexibility for optimal use of infrastructure and resources.  There are 13 Schools and 01 Institute imparting education in 11-UG, 62-PG and 37-Ph.D. Programmes.

The University is well equipped with excellent physical infrastructural facilities like – majestic administrative, examination and library buildings, separate buildings for each School/Institute, adequate classrooms, well-equipped laboratories, state-of-art research facilities, a senate hall, convocation auditorium, sports facilities with indoor stadium, health center, guest house, Shikshak Bhavan, VVIP guest house, Hostels, Staff quarters, Central School, Library, Post Office, Bank, Shopping Complex which are sufficient enough to satisfy almost all kinds of needs of teaching/non-teaching staff, students, researchers and stakeholders. This physical infrastructure is the asset of the University which is created within a short span of 24 years. 

The University looks upon itself as a centre of excellence and envisages a path towards innovation and dynamic transformation through the Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission, NMU Centre, Mobile Science Exhibition Unit (Van), Central Training and Placement Cell (CTPC), University-Industry Interaction Cell, Tribal Academy and Women’s Studies Center. Three new Schools i.e. School of Social Sciences, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Thoughts and Khandesh Archives and Museum have been established for instilling value education, heritage consciousness and national pride amongst the students.

The University’s efforts to bring the unreached in the mainstream of higher education have been realized through the Institute of Distance Education Learning (IDEAL) which runs 16 UG/PG courses and caters to the needs of nearly 2500 students. A unique community outreach programme namely –“Lab to Land Programme” has been launched by the University to reach to the farmers of Khandesh region, who are provided training, consultancy and quality bio-inputs for improving productivity and yields in their agricultural land.

The reputed national weekly ‘India Today’ (June 3, 2013, Vol. XXXVIII, No. 22) has conducted a country-wide survey through Nelson Research and Consultancy Company and ranked Kavayitri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University (Formerly known as North Maharashtra University) at 40th position among 620 universities in India and first position in Maharashtra State based on factual data.