Atal lab to foster student's creativity
JP International School located at sector Omega 1, takes a step forward in their noble mission of knowledge enhancement. Under the aegis of Atal Innovative Mission of Government's Niti Aayog, the Atal Tinkering Lab l was inaugurated by Chief Guest Anurag Tripathi (IRPS) Secretary, CBSE in the presence of Dr Rintu Nath, Scientist, Vigyan Prasar, Chairman Roshan Agarwal, President Arun Kedia, Vice President Amit Saxena , Principal Heema Sharma along with HMS , senior faculty members and students. It was indeed a proud moment as JPIS, was selected for Atal Tinkering Lab, by NITI AAYOG which would contain educational and "Do it yourself" kits and equipment on – science, electronics, robotics, open source microcontroller boards, Sensors, and 3D printers etc.
During the inauguration, young innovators from the school exhibited various innovative projects and explained it's functioning with élan'. Anurag Tripathi, Secretary, CBSE, congratulated JPIS, interacted with the students and asked them to keep innovating and play a constructive role in nation building. He further said, "This step will surely support young and talented students of JPIS to shape their curiosity, creativity, adaptive learning, and physical computing to understand the basic concept of STEM along with the hands-on experiments with the help of various tool and equipment required". Dr Rintu Nath said, "The school is really making all sincere efforts to create innovators for a skilled India and now from Class VI-XII will benefit from having ATL at school."
Roshan Agarwal thanked NITI AAYOG for selecting JPIS and said, "The lab is designed to inculcate skills such as design mindset, computational thinking, adaptive learning etc and hopefully learning from here will place our students at par with world's best".
Principal Heema Sharma said, "We had these facilities at our school much earlier, however, having ATL will add more to it.
On his occasion, all the dignitaries present also released the 13th edition of the annual magazine VISION which is a beautiful compilation of articles contributed by students and activities that took place in 2017-18 session. Students also presented a cultural program in the honor of the dignitaries which was appreciated by everyone.