‘UNICEF-ATL Young Champion Awards’

: This , & join hands to celebrate grassroots innovation as the Top 6 teams of ‘s Atal Tinkering Marathon, 2017 are awarded the – ATL Young Champions Awards.


On occasion of Children’s Day, NITI Aayog, together with UNICEF India, is announcing the ‘UNICEF-ATL Young Champion Awards’ to celebrate young dynamic innovators from Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) across India.

Selected from over thousands for innovations by children for the benefit of their communities, these young champions will also be role models for children from their communities.

Following this, UNICEF and NITI together will launch a 72 hour tinkering hackathon for children to innovate for problems faced by children in schools  – especially pertaining to quality of education and safety in schools. This is in line with the overall theme for World Children’s Day celebrated globally – ‘Enabling Schools as Safe and Supportive Spaces for Every Child.’

Below is an agenda for the event scheduled to take place tomorrow, 14 November, 2018 from 11 am to 12 noon at NITI Aayog, Room no:122.

11:00 11:05 Introduction
11:05 11:10 Welcome note by Mr. Ramanan, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog
11:05 11:35 Experience sharing by students and partners
11:35 11:40 Address by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog
11:40 11:45 Address by UNICEF India
11:45 11:50 Address by Mr. Yuri Afanasiev, UN Resident Coordinator
11:50 11:58 Award ceremony
11:58 11:59 Online Launch of the UNICEF-ATL Hackathon
11:59 12:00 Group Picture

Kind regards,

Sonia Sarkar


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