The last date to apply is 14th January 2024.
The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), an initiative of NITI Aayog, has opened applications for the School Innovation Challenge ATL Marathon 2023-24. The ATL Marathon is a national-level innovation challenge designed to empower young minds across India to address community issues of their choice and develop innovative solutions through tangible working prototypes.
This year, the ATL Marathon is centred around the theme of “India’s 75th Republic Day.” It features a multitude of problem statements on which student teams can create projects in areas such as space, agriculture, inclusiveness, disaster management, mobility, health, education, and skill development.
The most outstanding teams will receive an opportunity to intern through the Student Innovator Program with leading corporate entities and incubation centres in India, along with certificates from AIM, NITI Aayog, and numerous exciting prospects. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the hosting partner for this edition of the ATL Marathon.
The ATL Marathon is open to all schools across India, regardless of their association with an Atal Tinkering Lab. Teams of 2-5 students from classes 6 to 12 can participate in the competition.
The registration process for the ATL Marathon is online. Schools can register their teams on the official ATL Marathon website. The last date to register is January 14, 2024.
The ATL Marathon will be evaluated by a panel of experts from academia, industry, and Government. The panel will evaluate the projects on the basis of their creativity, innovation, impact, and feasibility.
The most outstanding teams will receive cash prizes, certificates, and an opportunity to intern with leading corporate entities and incubation centres in India through the Student Innovator Programme.
Benefits of Participating in the ATL Marathon
The ATL Marathon provides students with a platform to showcase their creativity and innovation. It also helps them develop important skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, and communication.
To learn more about the ATL Marathon, please visit the official ATL Marathon website.
About Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)
The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is NITI Aayog's flagship initiative to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in India. AIM aims to create a vibrant innovation ecosystem by fostering a network of Atal Tinkering Labs, establishing Centers of Excellence, and supporting startups and innovators through various programs and initiatives.
About NITI Aayog
NITI Aayog is the Government of India's premier think tank. It provides strategic and directional inputs to the Government in order to drive economic growth and social development.
Source Website: https://aim.gov.in/
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)