Schools to promote entrepreneurship through Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL)
ATL is an initiative of the Central Government of India to stimulate skills like scientific temperament, innovation, creativity and logical thinking amongst Indian Students. It is a step towards a new India. More than 3000 schools currently having ATL and now, Government expects to expand ATL into 8000 schools this year. Nearly 150 million students entering the lab daily. The Lab is Government’s initiative to make young mind exposing to technology.
The Government aims to scale up the minds of students, who will go on to become job creators and entrepreneurs. ATL has provided a platform, where students are spending their time in experimenting with the ideas, 3D printers, IoT devices and other latest technologies. Therefore, the objective of this scheme is to foster curiosity, creativity, computational thinking and imagination in young minds.