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Fourth Edition Of ‘Innovations For You’ : Coffee Table Book Series

Fourth Edition Of ‘Innovations For You’ : Coffee Table Book Series

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) NITI Aayog recently launched the fourth edition of ‘Innovations for You’ coffee table book featuring 75 successful women entrepreneurs of India.

  • ‘Innovations For You’ is a Coffee Table Book series with 3 editions being released previously.
  • The book captures success stories of start-ups supported through Atal Incubation Centres, Atal Community Innovation Centres and Atal New India Challenges, three flagship programs under the Atal Innovation Mission.
  • Each edition showcases the journey of entrepreneurs working in different sectors and is dedicated to creating new, disruptive, innovative products, services, and solutions that can pave the path for a sustainable future.
  • The first edition was focused on the Healthcare sector; the second on Agriculture and the Allied sector and the third on Transport and Mobility.
  • Out of the 2900 plus startups supported by AIM, more than 850 plus are led by women.

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM):

  • The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) including Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) is Government of India’s endeavour to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship esp. in technology driven areas.
  • Mission HQ: New Delhi.
  • In 2016, Union Cabinet approved the establishment of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation (SETU) in NITI Aayog.
  • It has two core Functions:
    • (1) Entrepreneurship promotion through Self-Employment and Talent Utilisation wherein innovators will be supported to become successful entrepreneurs and
    • (2) Innovation promotion to provide a platform where innovative ideas are generated.