1000 Atal Tinkering Labs to be set up by NITI Aayog in Jammu and Kashmir

He also asked the School Education Department to promote scientific temper among the students in areas such as machine learning and artificial intelligence by proactively engaging them in various experiments and scientific activities.

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1000 Atal Tinkering Labs to be set up by NITI Aayog in Jammu and Kashmir

“These centres should be viewed as innovation hubs to expose the children to scientific experiments, stir innovation in the young minds and encourage them to contribute to the scientific advancement of the nation,” said in a meeting with officials of the departments concerned, by the UT’s Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta.

He also asked the School Education Department to promote scientific temper among the students in areas such as machine learning and artificial intelligence by proactively engaging them in various experiments and scientific activities.

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Mehta instructed the department to fix timelines for setting up the laboratories and asked the officials to emphasize the nomination of trainers or champions to run the labs against suitable incentives. To ensure regular maintenance of infrastructure and equipment at the laboratories in collaboration with other government departments.

The School Education Department was directed to explore industrial linkages which can be created to tap the IT sector and enhance the technical progress of the younger generation in finding scientific and innovative solutions to existing problems.

Source: Indian Express, Business Standard

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1000 Atal Tinkering Labs to be set up by NITI Aayog in Jammu and Kashmir
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He also asked the School Education Department to promote scientific temper among the students in areas such as machine learning and artificial intelligence by proactively engaging them in various experiments and scientific activities.
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