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What is the News?
NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched – “Innovations for You”.
About Innovations for You
Innovations for You is a digital book that aims to showcase the success stories of Atal Innovation Mission’s Startups in different domains.
These startups have worked to create new, disruptive and innovative products, services and solutions that can pave a path for a sustainable future.
Atal Innovation Mission and its Initiatives
Atal innovation mission(AIM): It was set up by NITI Aayog in 2016 to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship by creating institutions and programs that enhance innovation in schools, colleges, and entrepreneurs in general.
Atal Tinkering Labs(ATL): It aims to foster curiosity, creativity and imagination in young minds and inculcate skills such as design mindset, computational thinking, adaptive learning, physical computing among others.
Atal Incubation Centres(AICs): These centres have been established at universities, institutions and corporates to foster and support world-class innovation, dynamic entrepreneurs who want to build scalable and sustainable enterprises.
Atal New India Challenge: It is an initiative aimed at supporting innovators to create products/solutions based on advanced technologies in areas of national importance and social relevance through a grant-based mechanism.
Atal Community Innovation Centers: They have been launched to encourage a spirit of entrepreneurship in the underserved/unserved regions of India by providing enabling infrastructure and facilitating an environment for innovation.
Atma Nirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC program: It is a national initiative to promote research & innovation and increase the competitiveness of Indian startups and MSMEs.
Source: This post is based on the article “Launch of NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission Digi-Book Innovations for Your Sector in Focus – Health Care” published in PIB on 21st October 2021.