Tuesday, September 3, 2019


MAPS Thinkovation Centre- The Atal Tinkering Lab INAUGRATION
Maharaja Agarsain Public school has always been pacing ahead with all the latest technologies and advancements. In the same array the school proudly inaugurated the MAPS Thinkovation Centre- The Atal Tinkering Lab in the school on 18. 9.2018. The chief guest of the ceremony Dr. Ayesha Chaudhary manager with Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog graced the equation.  Distinguished guest, Dr. Binay Bhanu Das who is an eminent Academician & Techno-Management Expert Director General Skill Development of  FWA was also present. The other special guests were Dr Monika Koul Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Hansraj College, Delhi University and Ms Nupur Aggarwal, Our school's Mentor for Change. School Alumni also came to witness the school's ever growing repertoire of achievements.

The day commenced with Ceremonial lamp lighting with chanting of Gayatri Mantra.  Then all the guests visited the lab where they witnessed students projects done till now. There was a large variety of projects based on various themes and social issues such as agritech, water sanitation and conservation, helping differently abled etc. Students explained the work done by them using ATL components such as arduino, raspberry pi, drones, 3 D printer etc. Post exhibition all guests addressed the students and appreciated their efforts whole heartedly. They praised students for showcasing innovation and social entrepreneurship through their projects and encouraged them to keep doing the good work. School Principal Mrs Punam Gupta Greeted all the guests and thanked them for encouraging kids. School Atl lab In charge Ms Ritu Gupta and Lab Coordinator Ms Ruchika Goyale along with other science, Math and computer teachers thanked everyone for their kind words. The day was display of students' amazing scientific temperament.


ATL Tinker Fest


"Technology is best when it brings people together."

These words by Matt Mullenweg, a Social Media Entrepreneur truly resonate with the purpose of marriage of humanity with technology. With the aim of encouraging students to use Atal Tinkering Labs for innovative thinking, learning to make product prototypes and developing problem solving and entrepreneurial skills Maharaja Agarsain Public School, Ashok Vihar celebrated two day ATL Tinker fest on 26.7.19 & 27.7.19.

On the first day the event was initiated with the blessings of school principal Mrs Punam Gupta and vice principal Mrs Alka Sahani; both of them not only wished students for their great efforts but also tweaked their curiosity with questions on varying topics related to Artificial intelligence and space mission Chandrayan 2. This perfectly set the stage for the proceedings of the day. This was followed with young Student Change makers displaying their wonderful and innovative products created by them through the summer break. These path breaking ideas included robots which are able to play different games such as cricket and football, automation of various instruments, radars, drones etc. Later in the day a 2 day workshop was organized for all the students based on Arduino and Introduction of Input Output Devices with Motor and Drivers.  The workshop included brief introduction about arduino and other related components and how they can be used for automation of various parts of homes. Students worked on IOT as well and created some projects as the session progressed using lab equipments and computers. As the workshop concluded for the day with a hands on experience students were left with a task to be completed by them till the beginning of the workshop the following day.

The second day began with continuation of the workshop with students displaying the task from the previous day. Nearby non- ATL SKV also attended the event and the students were given a chance to perform hands on with LED lights.  The students were trained by resource person; while the host school provided the material for activities. Host school students happily helped the guests to understand the components and successfully complete the hands on activities. The day concluded with students from both schools bonding over some refreshments and exchanging ideas about AI followed with a thank you message from ATL In-Charge Mrs Ritu Gupta and ATL Coordinator Mrs Ruchika Goyale. The event succeeded in recognizing inherent innovation and entrepreneurial skills of students while engaging them with community and developing a sense of commitment and responsibility within them.

ATL World Science Day


"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge"

On 14.11.2018 Maharaja Agarsain Public School celebrated World Science Day enthusiastically by engaging future scientists in an inspirational talk with Dr Binay Bhanu Das an eminent Academician & Techno-Management Expert Director General Skill Development of FWA and was in DRDO for 10 years as technical director and handled many prestigious projects and steered fundamental research in IITs as member Secy. of Naval Research Board. 


The talk wandered from topics of innovating for social causes to inventing time machine. Sir's motivational words stirred in the students a flair for science and a desire to make their country a better place using their skills. The interactive session took place at MAPS Think-o-vation centre, the school ATL lab.


Event began with welcoming of Mr Das by school Vice Principal, Ms Alka Sahani who praised him for his awe inspiring energy and vast knowledge across subject areas. Ms Ritu Gupta school ATL in charge briefed students about sir's achievements in the field of academics and science. He captivated student's attention with his anecdotes based on years of his experience in the field of science and academics and his close association with Ex- President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam while working at DRDO. Students loved to respond to his questions that made them wear their thinking caps and also asked him questions to satisfy their own quest for knowledge. The session ended with a vote of thanks by Ms Ruchika, ATL Coordinator along with Ms Pallavi.


This effort by the school succeeded in bringing two different generation together  and exchange of ideas and wisdom between the two. And as we always say...

Happy Tinkering :)

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Friday, April 26, 2019

MAPS ATL Community Day

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else." – Booker T. Washington
With the aim to engage with the community and all its stake holders Maharaja Agarsain Public School celebrated ATL community day on 22.4.19 with great zeal and enthusiasm. The day began with auspicious lamp glowing, yes the traditional lamp lighting ceremony got a technological twist with Mr Vimal Prakash Aggarwal Vice President/ Prabhari- MAPS, School Principal Mrs Punam Gupta, School mentor of change Mr Nikhil Srivastava and guest parent Mr Amit Jain lighting the lamp and starting the meet open message with voice command; all automated by students themselves. The students from nearby non- ATL schools i.e. SKV, Bharat Nagar and SKV, JJ colony, Wazirpur were a part of the ceremony as well. All the students were addressed by the esteemed dignitaries who encouraged them to unleash the immense potential within them and make India a technological hub in the coming years. This was followed by a plethora of activities where students displayed various projects developed by them over the past year. Amongst the main attraction were a mini drone assembled and programmed by students, a virtual tour of school,            video games developed by students, a smart dustbin, a smart blind stick, holo lens,  RADAR that could detect obstacles on its path, obstacle avoider and line follower robots and a football match between robotic machines. All these excellent projects got the spectators spell bound. The other important part of the event was hands on activities including LED lighting using bread board, balloon tower building activity and spontaneous activities where students were required to use their critical thinking skills to perform them. After spending ample time on these a workshop on ROBOTICS was conducted by resource person Mr Atul Mishra, innovation engineer Stem-Robo, the session further inducted students into the amazing world of Robots and technology, the session was not only informative but highly engaging as well. After this School mentor of change Mr Nikhil Srivastava motivated the students with his golden words. He encouraged them to use technology to their benefits but at the same time ensuring that they don't lose control and become slaves of technology themselves. His words rang a bell with the students who were encouraged to do innovations in future. The guest student participants were also served refreshments and the winners of balloon tower received prizes as well. The day culminated with the vote of thanks by ATL In-Charge. Everyone enjoyed the innovations by students and appreciated their novel ideas and knowledge.  The over whelming response motivated students to arrange a similar event exclusively for parents on the upcoming Parent's Teacher's meeting on 27.04.2019. 

Monday, December 10, 2018

Fw: ATL report

MAPS ATL - Youth is the most Important Resource

Youth is the most important resource we have with us today that can ensure a safe and peaceful future where the world will be a global community and ideas flow like rivers without any borders. What we need to do today is to recognize these potential youth leaders and to provide them a platform where they may explore their full potential and become the studentprenuers.
Atal Innovation Mission and Niti Ayog through ATL labs have already given schools to create these platforms and today on CHILDREN'S DAY it was used to appreciate the ATL studentprenuers for their relentless spirit and zeal to create something new.
Bhavay Garg from class X was selected as boy MAPS studentprenuer and Puhumi Aggarwal of class VII was selected as girl MAPS studentprenuer and were awarded certificates in a special assembly held on the occasion of Children's Day in the school premises.
We hope to raise many more such scientists Who will emerge as entrepreneurs in the future and will bring more innovation to this world.

Ms. Ritu Gupta with Bhavay Garg (X) and Puhumi Aggarwal (VII) 

Vice-Principal (MAPS)

Mith Kumar

Sunday, December 9, 2018

MAPS ATL - Children's Day Celebration 2018

Maharaja Agarsain Public School never leaves any chance to learn. Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and UNICEF together celebrated this children's day by enabling a fair chance for every child by expanding opportunities for children, especially the most disadvantaged.
To create a dialogue and raise awareness on the subject, UNICEF organized a series of talks with key influencers talking about the importance of investing in schools to thrive as supportive spaces for a child’s growth and development which were attended by school faculty members on 14th and 17th of November 2018.
Children across the country shared powerful personal narratives on various aspects of Schools as supportive spaces. Presence of parliamentarians further added to the importance of the issue. It was a great learning experience for all involved.
Happy Tinkering