December 31, 2021 - 6:15 am

A Compendium On The Innovations On Technology

    Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) NITI Aayog released the 2nd edition of - 'Innovations for You' - a compendium of innovations focused on agriculture featuring 70 startups supported by Atal Incubation Centres (AICs) of AIM and 'The Ingenious Tinkerers' - a compendium on the innovations on technology featuring 41 innovations from Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) of India . These startups are leveraging frontier technologies, such as AI, IOT, ICT and others to provide socially relevant solutions to problems of modern farming. The first edition of this book was focused on the innovations in Health Care, which was launched in October this year.

    The NITI Aayog said both the books are a celebration of the success stories of young innovators of India. The 'Ingenious Tinkerers' series captures the stories that showcase the growth and mindset of young innovators and is an attempt to celebrate and boost the students who produced exemplary solutions for problems put forth to them in Atal Tinkering Lab nationwide innovation challenge called ATL Marathon. 'The Ingenious Tinkerers' leveraged the up-and-coming technologies available at ATL to devise a solution. These young tinkerers took it upon themselves to identify their problem statements by interacting with the member of their community and designing a prototype in a manner that fits their needs and demands. Their determination to make a difference in their community has paved a way for their innovation to reach the top 41 innovations India for the ATL Marathon 2019.

    As the nation rejoices the Azadi Ka Amrit mahotsav - 75th year of Independence, both the books are celebration of the success stories of young innovators of India. The subsequent editions of the series will focus on other emerging sectors like EduTech, Mobility, EV among others. More than ever before, it is today that we need more tinkerers and innovators ,who can understand the problems and give a solution that is suited for the Indian society. We hope the stories and ideas behind every innovation inspire millions of other startups, innovators and young tinkerers across the country to create new, promising, and sustainable solutions with socio-economic impact not just for our country but the world.