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Atal Innovation Mission Partners with CIPS to Promote Innovation in Public System

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Atal-Innovation-Mission-join-hands-with-CIPS-for-innovations-in-public-systemsAtal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog & Centre for Innovations in Public Systems (CIPS) have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) for promoting innovation & entrepreneurship ecosystem in India in the area of public systems using the knowledge and experience of AIM & the reach of CIPS.

Key Points

  • Both entities will develop a database of innovation in public systems for improving public services & others.
  • The partnership will help startups to access and promote their innovations at the grassroots level by coordinating with the local administration.
  • Both entities will help in addressing the challenges faced by the local administration in delivering services to the citizens.
  • In order to promote innovative learning among students and to ensure the capacity building of teachers/mentors at grassroots levels, it has been proposed to create an Innovation Learning Management System (iLMS).
  • AIM & CIPS will jointly organize round tables with district & local level administration officials to create awareness about innovative products & solutions and their procurement process, this will help in accelerating the procurement & implementation of relevant innovative solutions.


  • A host of e-exhibitions will be organized, where AIM supported innovative & relevant start-ups will showcase their innovations that are capable of transforming the public administration.
  • Conversations between startups & officials to be facilitated to enable pilots, product improvement and market research.

Expected Outcomes

  • Strengthening & promotion of programs launched by AIM at State & District Level.
  • It is also expected to strengthen the AIM Mentor of Change program.
  • Beneficiaries will be able to use CIPS facilities for training programmes of the AIM initiative & utilize CIPS’ research capacity for white papers on rural innovation.

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About Atal Innovation Mission (AIM):

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative by NITI Aayog, Government of India to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country.
Mission Director – Dr Chintan Vaishnav
Headquarters – New Delhi

About Centre for Innovations in Public Systems (CIPS):

It was set up in 2010 with funding from the Government of India at Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad
Director – C. Achalender Reddy
Location – Hyderabad, Telangana