CBSE and AICTE Jointly Launch Innovation Ambassador Program

June 16, 2021, 10:50 pm

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has partnered with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to launch ‘Innovation Ambassador Program’. As part of the programme, the teachers from affiliated schools shall be trained on the Design Thinking & Innovation, Idea generation & Ideal hand-holding, Intellectual Property Rights, Product / Prototype development, Finance, Sales and HR.

Shri Manoj Ahuja, Chairman CBSE, informed about the collaborative approach and partnership with AICTE for training program under the ATAL academy and teachers training in new areas AI, Blockchain, coding, cybersecurity. He said students need enabling environment in schools to undertake innovative tasks and to ideate. What is required is to mentor these students and align education with the goals of NEP 2020.

Professor Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman AICTE, expressed hope in the students as they learn to observe their surroundings and encouraged to innovate in schools.