To boost the education within the school students, Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog have launched the ‘ATL App Development Module’ across the country.
Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog has partnered with Plezmo, a Made in India technology education start-up to deliver an online course that is completely free. Through six project-based learning modules, young innovators can learn to build mobile Apps and showcase their talent.
Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog said that the Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a big disruption, which is being tackled through the use of technology. “Our honourable Prime Minister has been encouraging the citizens to use technology and innovate for#AatmaNirbhar Bharat. It is crucial for the young Indians to learn skills at a young age to become the next generation of technology leaders,” he commented.
According to Atal Innovation Mission Director R Ramanan, it is one of the largest App learning and development initiatives at a school level in any country and also empowers the AatmaNirbhar Bharat movement.
“After agricultural and industrial revolutions, global economies are being shaped by a technology revolution. Plezmo’s mission is to enable everyone to learn 21st-century technology skills like coding, computational thinking, design thinking, and problem-solving. This initiative will empower our young generation in making India a global technology superpower and contribute to the vision of #AatmaNirbharBharat!” said Amol Palshikar, Co-Founder and CEO, Plezmo.