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Atal Innovation Mission to launch program for Community Innovation Wednesday

Atal Innovation Mission to launch program for  Community Innovation Wednesday

New Delhi, Jul 30 (UNI) In yet another step to foster innovation in India, the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), flagship initiative of NITI Aayog is all set to launch a new milestone programme for community innovation here on Wednesday

The programme will be jointly inaugurated by Union Minister of Human Resource and Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan.

The new initiative aims to encourage the spirit of innovation in the country. Speaking about the initiative, AIM Mission Director R Ramanan said the purpose of this new initiative is to make innovation ecosystem socially inclusive as well as to ensure equitable distribution of infrastructure for innovation across the country.

He stressed that the new program has been specifically designed for underserved, unserved regions of Tier 1 or Metro cities, Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, smart cities, aspirational districts, North-East, Jammu and Kashmir as well as the rural and tribal regions of India.

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant, AIM Mission Director R Ramanan and other senior officials will also be present on the occasion.

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