It is meant to encourage children towards making new innovations
SYED WASI IMAM / NEW DELHI
NITI Aayog and UNICEF today launched UNICEF- Atal Tinkering LabHackthon to encourage children towards making new innovations. The Hackthon is a 72-hour problem solving quest. The winners of hackthon will be announced on 20th of this month.
Speaking on the occasion NITI Aayogvice chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar said, Atal Tinkering Labs and Atal Innovation Mission are a bridge between innovation and schools across the country, providing solutions to grassroots problems.
UN Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev, said, India’s ecosystem of innovation is inspiring anditis interesting to see how young people are producing low-cost, high-impact solutions.
#AtalTinkeringLabs of #NITIAayog's @AIMtoInnovate are empowering the students of India by providing them a platform to enhance their innovative spirit & encouraging them to give life to their unique ideas: @UNICEF CEO Laura Siegrist pic.twitter.com/AeyvcDxgOT
— NITI Aayog (@NITIAayog) November 14, 2018