NITI Aayog Launches Free Online Course for School Students. NITI Aoyog under Atal Innovation Mission has launched a free online course ‘ATL App Development Module’ for school students. The skills of school students will be transformed from being App users to App makers.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Says that
Prime Minister has been encouraging the citizens to use technology and innovation for an AatmaNirbhar Bharat. He further added that it is important for the young in the country to learn skills at a young age and enable themselves to become the next generation of technology leaders. Under the Atal Tinkering Lab initiative, AIM, NITI Aayog is launching the ATL app Development Module for the young minds in the country
The module comprises of 6 project-based learning modules and online mentoring sessions, young innovators can learn to build mobile Apps in various Indian languages and showcase their talent.
School teachers will be given periodic Teacher Training sessions for the conduct of the course.
More than 5100 ATLs are established in more than 600 districts across the country by Atal Innovation Mission with more than 2 million students having access to the Tinkering Labs.