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Subhajit Biswas Nithin Raju D. Nitesh Kumar Category: Others An affordable fleet of IoT devices that optimize the present irrigation facilities to help farmers identify lands that need irrigation through a phone call.

Prakash Javadekar to release new industry specific curriculum: AICTE Chairman

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will unveil the new engineering syllabus on January 24, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Chairman Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe announced. “The current engineering syllabus has become very old. That’s why changes have been made in the syllabus. By next week, the new engineering syllabus will be announced and from the next academic year, all engineering colleges across the country will start implementing it,” said Dr Sahasrabudhe. The step has been taken in line with the initiative of In revising the curriculum on regular basis to meet the needs of industry and other…

Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) – The Innovation Revolution finally hits Indian Schools- A Teacher Writes……

Hectic buzzing throughout summer vacation, routine school work days, weekends and winter break, round the clock (we actually have no clocks – you don’t need them here !) networking with engineers, innovators, mentors, teachers and loads of excited kids across all age groups and backgrounds popping in and out of our first floor 1500 sq. Feet space of dreams, desires and activity ! Yes, that’s our workstation where anyone walks into, with the most outrageous ideas, followed by random grouping, cupboard and boxes being scanned and suddenly, a few minutes later, I am being pulled into different corners and directions…

STEAM not STEM: Why scientists need arts training

In 1959, the British physicist and novelist C.P. Snow delivered a famously controversial lecture at Cambridge University. He described a post-war schism between two groups — scientists and the literary world. Snow identified this as a newly emergent divide, across which each party was more than happy to sneer at the other: Scientists proudly unable to quote a phrase of Shakespeare, and literary types untroubled by the second law of thermodynamics. Those divisions within the university seem now more deeply entrenched than ever before. And those working within the arts and the sciences face a third antagonist in society: Populism,…

Path-Breaking Atal Tinkering Labs: Why It Is Time For Course Correction

In the last week of December 2017, NITI Aayog announced a new list of 1,500 schools taking the total number of ATL schools (schools with Atal Tinkering Labs) to 2,500. At Rs 20 lakh per school, it represents a significant investment by the government of India in the school ecosystem and it is imperative that results in matching returns for all the stakeholders of the society. What Is An Atal Tinkering Lab? I have written in some detail, about the aims and objectives of an ATL, at least from the point of view of a neutral but interested outsider, in…

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