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Atal Innovation Mission & UNDP hosts 3 day Youth Co:Lab National Innovation Challenge
- Youth Co: Lab launched in collaboration by AIM and UNDP in India, aims at fostering technology, promoting youth leadership and social entrepreneurship in India
- Co-created in 2017 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, Youth Co:Lab aims to establish a common agenda for Asia-Pacific countries to invest in and empower youth to accelerate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship.
- it will enable young students from all over the country and all over the world to participate in ideation and coming up with innovative solutions to many of the problems faced by the word aligned with the SDGs