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NITI announces 3,000 additional Atal Tinkering Labs

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Government Aayog today said that its (AIM) has selected 3,000 additional schools for the establishment of (ATLs), bringing the total number of ATL schools to 5,441.

The selected schools shall receive a grant of Rs 20 lakh spread over the next five years to establish for nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial spirit among secondary school children across India, Aayog said in a statement.

It further added that ATLs will soon be established in every district of India, seeking to enable an innovation ecosystem, which will facilitate transformational change in technological innovation and pedagogy.

The AIM of the government's flagship initiative is to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 18:25 IST