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Ramanan Ramanathan

Atal Innovation Mission - Govt of India
Mission Director
R Ramanan is the Mission Director of the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) - a flagship national Innovation initiative of the Prime Minister and the Government of India of India under the NITI Aayog (National Institution for Transforming India). AIM’s goals are to establish and promote a vibrant culture of innovation and entrepreneurship nationwide.

As the Mission Director of AIM, Ramanan has been instrumental to date in the launch and execution of several nationwide innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives resulting in
- 10000+ Atal Tinkering Labs being established in schools nationwide with 5000+ operational in 650+ districts and over 2 million students having access to innovative tools and technologies like 3d printers, robotics, miniaturised electronics do it yourself kits
- 102 Atal Incubation Centers being established in Univ / industry fostering Startups
- 24 Atal New India Challenges to stimulate product innovations along with Ministries of India
- one of the largest mentorship networks with over 10000+ registrations nationwide AIM iNNONET to mentor young school students and Startups in the Tinkering Labs and the Incubators

R Ramanan was previously Managing Director & CEO of CMC Ltd, a subsidiary of the globally acclaimed Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).