Delhi, May 11, 2023 – The Government of India has announced the celebration of this year’s ‘National Technology Day’ as the ‘National Technology Week’ from 11th to 14th May 2023. This special week aims to showcase the remarkable scientific achievements and technological breakthroughs since 2014, commemorating the 25th anniversary of National Technology Day.
Under the theme of ‘School to Start-Up – Igniting Young Minds to Innovate,’ students from schools across India, engaged with Atal Tinkering Labs, will participate and demonstrate their technological innovations at Hall No.4, Pragati Maidan, Delhi. This event, organized by the Atal Innovation Mission of the Government of India, is expected to inspire and enrich the young participants.
In addition to the students’ participation, exhibitors from 12 Ministries of the Government of India will also showcase a wide range of scientific innovations in Hall No.4 & 5A, Pragati Maidan, Delhi. The event will be inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister on 11th May 2023, marking the beginning of an exciting and insightful week. The exhibition will be open to the general public and students from 11th May 2023, starting at 3:00 pm, until 13th May 2023, concluding at 5:00 pm.
To ensure nationwide participation, schools all over India are encouraged to celebrate the ‘National Technology Week’ within their campuses. Various activities such as quiz competitions, poster making competitions, and essay writing competitions can be organized to engage students in the spirit of technological advancement and innovation.
For schools in the Delhi-NCR region, a special opportunity awaits. Students and teachers are invited to visit the exhibition at Hall No.4, Pragati Maidan, Delhi, from 11th May 2023, starting at 3:00 pm, until 13th May 2023, concluding at 5:00 pm. This visit will allow them to witness the exceptional scientific achievements and interact with the creators behind these innovations.
Schools are requested to disseminate this information among their students and teachers, ensuring active participation and making the celebration of ‘National Technology Week’ a resounding success. A brief report of the activities conducted during the week, along with 2-3 photographs, should be uploaded to the provided link (https://forms.gle/aGXzPc8rFA6tVCpA7) before 17th May 2023.
The ‘National Technology Week’ serves as a platform to encourage and empower the younger generation to embrace technology, fostering innovation and creativity. With this initiative, the Government of India hopes to inspire a new wave of technological advancements that will shape the nation’s future.
For further information, please visit the official website of the Atal Innovation Mission or contact the respective school authorities.
Let us join hands to celebrate the marvels of technology and nurture the young minds that will lead us into a brighter tomorrow!
Circular No: Acad-60/2023
About the Atal Innovation Mission: The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative of the Government of India, aimed at promoting a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among Indian students. Under the Atal Tinkering Labs initiative, students are provided with state-of-the-art equipment to explore and develop their innovative ideas. AIM aims to create a robust ecosystem that nurtures innovation and fosters a spirit of entrepreneurship across the country.