Carl Gustaf,King of Sweden, interacts with Mumbai students

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Mumbai, December 4, 2019: Girls should develop themselves by studying technology and electrical engineering at school level, stating so, King Carl Gustaf wished the students for their bright future.

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between the Swedish Government and the Government of India’s NITI Aayog with an aim of promoting research interest among students. Besides this, the students’ skills and creativity would be enhanced. Through this, Atal Innovation Campaign has been launched in India. As part of this campaign, the Atal Tinkering Lab organized a workshop for students under the two-day Tekla Festival at NCPA (National Center for Performing Arts). In this workshop, King of Sweden Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia were present.

During this, they interacted with the students. The program was attended by Ishita Agarwal, Program Director of NITI Aayog, State Secretary at the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Maja Fjaestad, Madeleine Siostad of the Sweden Royal Institute, President of Sweden Royal Institute, Sweden Ambassador Secretary, a delegation of Sweden and others.

Under the Atal Innovation Campaign, various programs are being implemented in schools in 700 districts of the country.

The program of Atal Tinkering Lab based on these subjects- science, engineering, technology and mathematics-was implemented.

This Atal Tinkering Lab operates in 400 schools of the state and 27 schools in Mumbai. 15 students from Mumbai’s Anjuman Islam High School, Saif Tayyabji Girls School, Colaba Mahanagar Palika School, Hansraj Morarji Public School and Junior College participated in the workshop. In this workshop, they were given information about electrical equipment, power supply, power generation, use of PCB among other things.

Tributes paid to those who were martyred in terrorist attacks

King of Sweden Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia visited the Taj Hotel. They paid their tributes to the employees and Indian tourists who martyred during the terrorist attacks on 26 November at Taj Hotel.

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