The schools has taken initiative to start tinkering labs in order to motivate students and to involve them 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.
According to the reports of PTI, 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, government will provide the ATLs in schools (Grade VI-XII) which will be managed by the local body or private trusts or society.
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.