Atal Tinkering Labs is becoming the innovation nursery of the country. Today, more than 10,000 Atal Tinkering Labs have been established in 35 states and 700 districts of the country. 75 lakh students are working on 12 lakh innovation projects in Atal Tinkering Labs. That is, in the coming time lakhs of junior scientists are going to come out of the schools and reach every corner of the country. There are hundreds of startups that have emerged in the Atal Innovation Centers. Atal Innovation Centers – AICs like Atal Tinkering Labs are emerging as the laboratories of India. Tinker-entrepreneurs are destined to become pioneering entrepreneurs.
10 years ago in India, 4000 patents were given in a year. Now this number has increased to 30 thousand annually. 10 years back, 10,000 designs were registered annually in India. Today, more than 15 thousand designs are being registered annually in India. Ten years ago, less than 70,000 trademarks were registered annually in India. Today, more than 2.5 lakh trademarks are being registered annually in India.
In 2014, there were only about 150 incubation centers in our country. Today the number of incubation centers in India has crossed 650. Today India was at 81st position in the Global Innovation Index and has moved up to 40th position.
The number of approved start-ups has also reached almost one lakh. India has the third largest start-up ecosystem in the world.
From hawkers to rickshaw pullers, everyone is using digital payments.
iDEX to Ministry of Defense Rs. Achieved 14 innovations worth more than 350 crores.