Atal
Tinkering Lab

A complete end to end solution for schools which consists of lab setup, content & many more.

 

Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) is an initiative by Govt. of India under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) by NITI Aayog to create an environment of scientific temperament, innovation, creativity among students in India. Tinkerly powered Atal Tinkering Lab consists of 160+ tools like DIY Kits, 3D printer, Robotics, Scientific, Mechanical, Electrical equipment and consumables as per the guidelines of NITI Aayog. Today, with this approach of inculcating Hands on Methodology in the current education scenario, ATL aims to resolve the need of the hour.

ATL Lab would teach students essential 21st-century skills which will help them in developing their both professional and personal skills. In addition to regular services like installation and training, Tinkerly increases the ATL experience multi-fold by helping schools with a dedicated mobile app, boot camps, workshops, content, lesson plans, mentoring in marathons, guest lectures etc. The parent company Elation Edtech Pvt. Ltd. had been all the time part of the indicative list of vendors by NITI Aayog and currently registered as an authorized company to sell ATL Packages via Govt. e-Marketplace (GeM) as well.

 

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The Government of India has set up the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) at NITI Aayog, realizing the need to create scientific temper and cultivate a spirit of curiosity and innovation among young minds. AIM proposes to support the establishment of a network of Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) in India. It is a lab with various electronics, mechanical, design tools, and equipment. The vision of ATL is to ‘Cultivate 1 Million children in India as Neoteric Innovators’.

NITI Aayog grants some funds to the school to build infrastructure, to buy suggested equipment and tools. With the help of the funds, the school can buy the equipment suggested by the NITI Aayog. Now schools can invite students to make creative projects for various competitions or to make their own creative prototype.

Schools who have the following conditions:

Infrastructure

  • All-weather area (1,500 sq. ft.) 
  • All-weather area (1,000 sq. ft.) in hilly / Himalayan and island states, UTs
  • Computer Lab with internet facility 
  • Steady Electricity connection 
  • Science Lab 
  • Library and Playground 

Faculty

  • Dedicated & qualified staff: Maths & Sciences 

Reach 

  • Enrolment – Min. 400 students in Grade VI – X 
  • Enrolment – Min. 250 students in Grade VI – X in hilly states 
  • Regular attendance of 75% & above of the staff & enrolled students over the past 3 years

NITI Aayog shall provide financial support in the form of grant-in-aid of Rs. 20 Lakh. One time establishment charge of up to Rs. 10.00 lakh would be provided for each ATL in the first year for instruments, prototyping equipment like do-it-yourself kits, 3D printer, electronic tools, etc. 

An amount of Rs. 10.00 lakh would be provided for each ATL over a maximum period of 5 years for the operation of ATLs, maintenance of equipment, purchase of consumables, organizing popular science lecture series, innovation events and other scientific activities, competitions and payment of honorariums to the faculty and mentors involved.

  1. % of students scoring 60 – 69.99% in Grade X & XII board exams in the previous 3 years.
  2. % of students scoring 70 – 79.99% in Grade X & XII board exams in the previous 3 years.
  3. % of students scoring 80 – 89.99% in Grade X & XII board exams previous 3 years.
  4. % of students scoring 90% and above in Grade X & XII board exams in the previous 3 years
  5. Participation level in Science Innovation fair/ events.

Applicant schools intending to establish ATLs may visit http://www.niti.gov.in and submit their application online to the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog.

Once the school gets the grant they can start with the preparation of the room coloring, light fitting, internet connection, and other infrastructure. Meanwhile, the school can select a vendor to purchase suggested equipment and tools. Once school is done with purchasing it is the time to train the teachers from the school for ATL. 

Initially, the school should provide an opportunity for all the students to visit the lab and ask the students to perform some activities. After that, the school can select interested students for regular learning sessions. Open ATL for all the new ideas of the students.

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