ISRO will adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs throughout the nation to promote scientific temperament among students and encourage them for house schooling and house technology-related improvements. This choice was taken by ISRO and Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog at a digital assembly on Monday.
Through this collaboration, the Indian Space Research Organisation will facilitate teaching and mentoring of students in superior 21st century cutting-edge applied sciences, together with these associated to house, an official assertion mentioned.
The students won’t solely acquire theoretical but additionally sensible and application-based information of STEM and Space Education associated ideas similar to electronics, physics, optics, house know-how, materials sciences and lots of extra, it mentioned.
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Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog have established over 7,000 ATLs throughout the nation to this point, enabling greater than three million students between lessons 6 to 12 to purchase an issue fixing, tinkering, and modern mindset, the assertion mentioned.
It mentioned scientists and engineers from ISRO centres, in shut coordination with the Capacity Building Programme Office on the house company’s headquarters, would actively mentor the youngsters, in addition to work together with academics in these ATLs for encouraging experiments, brainstorming concepts and spreading consciousness in house actions.
ISRO Chairman Dr Okay Sivan invited students related to these ATLs to witness the launch of considered one of its rockets from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, a spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
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In his handle, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant expressed pleasure over collaborating with ISRO to make developments in house know-how by way of Atal Innovation Mission and its initiatives.
“I am glad that to nurture our future space scientists, ISRO, in collaboration with their regional research centers, are adopting 100 Atal Tinkering Labs where ISRO scientists and researchers will personally guide and mentor the young innovators in the field of STEM education and Space technology,” Kant added.