NITI Aayog and UNICEF on Wednesday launched UNICEF- Atal Tinkering LabHackthon to encourage children towards making new innovations.
The Hackthon is a 72-hour problem solving quest. The winners of hackthon will be announced on 20th of this month.
Speaking on the occasion NITI Aayogvice chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar said, Atal Tinkering Labs and Atal Innovation Mission are a bridge between innovation and schools across the country, providing solutions tograssroot problems.
UN Resident Coordinator in India Yuri Afanasiev, said, India’s ecosystem of innovation is inspiringanditis interesting to see how young people are producing low-cost, high-impact solutions.