Atal Innovation Mission: CSIR Adopts 295 Atal Tinkering Labs
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research recently adopted 295 Atal Tinkering Labs established under Atal Innovation Mission. This will help young innovators associated with the Atal Tinkering Labs to learn from the best scientists in the country. It will pave way for them to become living inspirations for their schools and local communities.
What is the plan?
- The CSIR scientists are to mentor each of the Atal Tinkering Labs.
- CSIR and Atal Innovation Mission will conduct series of webinars for the students.
Significance of the adoption
The pandemic has reinforced the importance of scientific and industrial research. Therefore, the partnership will boost Atal Innovation Mission and will push it towards STEM research and innovation collaborations.
The collaboration with CSIR will provide great opportunities for the best young minds in the country to get access to the latest technologies.
Atal Innovation Mission
Atal Innovation Mission was launched in India to promote culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. The Mission has identified seventeen focus areas. They are waste in public spaces and dissuading public littering, decentralized composting, mixing blades for composting, quality of compost, waste management recycling, garbage composition devices, safe transport, instant portable water quality testing, electric mobility, alternate fuel-based transportation, smart mobility, predictive maintenance of rolling stock, fog vision system, prevention of rail failure using emerging technologies, climate smart agriculture, etc.
Atal New India Challenge
Under the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog launched the Atal New India Challenge. The main aim of the challenge is to bring innovations and technologies relevant to the people of India.
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