ISRO will adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs throughout the nation to promote scientific temperament among students and encourage them for area training and area technology-related improvements. This determination was taken by ISRO and Atal (*100*) 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 twenty first century cutting-edge applied sciences, together with these associated to area, an official assertion stated.
The students is not going to solely achieve theoretical but in addition sensible and application-based information of STEM and Space Education associated ideas equivalent to electronics, physics, optics, area know-how, materials sciences and lots of extra, it stated.
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Atal (*100*) Mission and NITI Aayog have established over 7,000 ATLs throughout the nation thus far, enabling greater than three million students between lessons 6 to 12 to purchase an issue fixing, tinkering, and progressive mindset, the assertion stated.
It stated scientists and engineers from ISRO centres, in shut coordination with the Capacity Building Programme Office on the area company’s headquarters, would actively mentor the kids, in addition to work together with lecturers in these ATLs for encouraging experiments, brainstorming concepts and spreading consciousness in area actions.
ISRO Chairman Dr Ok Sivan invited students related to these ATLs to witness the launch of certainly one of its rockets from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, a spaceport at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
In his tackle, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant expressed pleasure over collaborating with ISRO to make developments in area know-how through Atal (*100*) 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.