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Atal Innovation Mission successfully completes two-month-long, one of its kind ‘ATL Tinkerpreneur Bootcamp’ across the country.
- Designed for high school students across the nation, ‘ATL Tinkerpreneur’ saw a record-breaking 9000+ participants (including 4000+ girl participants) across 32 states and 298 districts.
- The boot camp witnessed participation from 820 ATLs, 50+ live expert speaker sessions were conducted with over 4.5 lakh views and imparted 30+ digital and entrepreneurial skills.
- The boot camp was focused on cultivating a hands-on innovative mindset among students.
- These participants learnt the required digital skills, created and developed a business model around a digital product, generated a marketing plan, developed/established an online store, learnt business finance and culminated it by presenting their pitch deck in front of Industry experts.
- The whole boot camp was designed to instil an innovative mindset as well as to help students go from an idea to a venture in a short time, by trying-failing-and trying again.
- Participants leveraged the knowledge and hands-on involvement of 650+ Mentors (including 180+ women mentors), inculcated and applied their inputs and improved upon their ventures.
Read more about the Atal Innovation Mission in the link.
- INS Airavat is the third Shardul-class amphibious warfare vessel of the Indian Navy.
- It is a large landing ship tank type of ship with a primary role to conduct amphibious operations and is capable of carrying multiple tanks, amphibious vehicles and other military cargo.
- It is also deployed for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) operations.
- It was built in Kolkata and commissioned into service in 2009.
National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET)
- It is a not for profit body established by an Act of Parliament to promote mineral exploration in India.
- It was established in accordance with the provisions of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 as amended in 2015.
- Its vision is to use the funds accrued to it for carrying out regional and detailed exploration for the augmentation of mineral resources of the country.
- Its governing body is chaired by the Union Minister In-charge, Ministry of Mines and has members from the Union Ministries of Coal, Petroleum & Natural Gas and Atomic Energy. There are also ministers in charge of the Department of Mines & Geology from Six State Governments.
- Funds under it are used for:
- undertaking studies for mineral development;
- regional and detailed exploration with special emphasis to strategic and critical minerals;
- aerial geophysical survey of obvious geological potential (OGP) and adjoining areas of India;
- sustainable mining with the adoption of advanced scientific and technological practices and
- mineral extraction metallurgy.
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