NITI Aayog selects 3,000 more schools

NITI Aayog selects 3,000 more schools. The selected schools will receive a grant of 20 lakh rupees spread over the next five years to establish labs for nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among secondary school children across India. These additional schools will expand the reach of ATL program and increase the number of children exposed to tinkering and innovation. These innovation hubs will allow students to explore solutions to unique local problems and provide access to technologies like 3D Printing, robotics, IoT, and microprocessors. The new additions take the number of such labs to 5,441 representing all states and five out of seven union territories. The Atal Innovation Mission is the government’s flagship initiative to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.

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  • The selected schools will receive a grant of 20 lakh rupees spread over the next five years.
  • To establish labs for nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among secondary school children across India.
  • These additional schools will expand the reach of ATL program and increase the number of children exposed to tinkering and innovation.
  • These innovation hubs will allow students to explore solutions to unique local problems and provide access to technologies like 3D Printing.
  • The new additions take the number of such labs to 5,441 representing all states and five out of seven union territories.
  • The Atal Innovation Mission is the government’s flagship initiative to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.

The Atal Innovation Mission is the Government of India’s flagship initiative to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. AIM is mandated to create an umbrella structure to oversee innovation ecosystem of the country and revolutionizing the innovation eco-system – touching upon the entire innovation lifecycle through various programs. The Atal Tinkering Laboratories create innovators, Atal Incubation Centres and support to Established Incubation Centre ensure that innovations are taken to the market and help create enterprises around these innovations.

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