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CBSE to start tinkering labs in schools



In order to motivate students to involve in scientific innovation and creative brainstorming session, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon be starting up with high tech 'Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATLs)' in its schools.


In order to motivate students to involve in scientific innovation and creative brainstorming session, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon be starting up with high tech 'Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATLs)' in all affiliated schools.


As per a recent PTI report, NITI Aayog has planned to start up 500 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL).


Details of the lab:

This lab is named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihar Vajpayee

The vision of the scheme is to 'Cultivate 1 Million children in India as Neoteric Innovators'

Also, these laboratories will provide young candidates with a creative work place for shaping their ideas by hands

The aim of the these labs is to educate 10 lakh students as 'Neoteric Innovations'

All the students from classes 6 to 12 can be benefited from these labs

Moreover, CBSE has asked schools to submit applications in this regard soon



Moreover, the ATLs can be established in schools (Grade VI-XII) managed by the government, local body or private trusts or society and a minimum of 25 per cent of them would be set up in schools managed by the government (Central/States).


In accordance to start the mission successfully, grant-in-aid would be given to all the schools for a one-time establishment cost of Rs 10 lakh.
Also, Rs 10 lakh for a maximum period of 5 years would be given for setting up the labs.


Statements given by Sugandh Sharma:


CBSE additional director, Sugandh Sharma said, "The project is part of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). These laboratories will provide a work space to students and help them hone their innovation skills"


"The objectives of the scheme are to foster curiosity, creativity among students, to inculcate computational thinking, adaptive learning, and physical computing and to help students in understanding the basic concepts of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) by providing them an opportunity to work with tools and equipment"


Further, these labs will help young students in understanding the basic concepts of STEM by providing them with an opportunity to work with tools and equipment.


CBSE to start tinkering labs in schools
  • 2016-06-17 04:01:32
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