Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA) – MHRD

RAA – Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan

The Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan Scheme will inspire the Indian Kids as well as youth to take part in the new innovations. Our Former President Honorable Shri. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam launched this RAA scheme in India. The aim to develop the scheme is to build innovative skills to students. The government of India also planning to rename the scheme as APJ Abdul Kalam Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan. Get more from the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan wiki.

rashtriya avishkar abhiyan wiki

When Abdul Kalam launching the Scheme said that, ‘We learn to live, we learn to think, and we learn to learn’. He cleared in his words that, Kids and Youth should develop this innovative thinking from their childhood itself.

Background of Rashtriya Aviskar Abhiyan

In execution of the focusing on the School-Based knowledge to life outside of the school & making learning od Mathematics Science a Joyful & meaningful activity. To bring that, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) developed this RAA.

While emphasizing the primary schools & classroom transactions, the Rashtriya Abhiyan aims to grasp the potential of mathematics, science, and technology learning skills in non-classroom settings. The scheme planned instead of 4 walls of the classroom, they planned outside activities for the students.

raa scheme

Under this RAA, the government schools will mentor by the institutes like IIMs, IITs, IISERs, other Central Universities, and reputed organizations through the student exchanges, student visits, demonstrations, innovative programmes, and more to develop a natural feeling of passion towards the learning of Maths and Science.

Besides, the MHRD minister Smriti Irani launched Phase II of RAA in 2016 for the Higher Education science labs in the North-East States. The scheme is an effort to take it to forward the PM Narendra Modi vision of Digital India, Teach in India, and Make in India. Here, you can find the targeted Age, Classes, and schools list for the RAA scheme. To know more about the scheme, get in Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan Wiki.

Targeted Age, Schools, and Classes


Target Age Category Every Child of the 6 to18 Years of age
Target classes/courses 1. Children from Classes I – XII
2. The Children of Open Schools 6 to 18 years
3. Children of Special Schools (Disabled children)
4. Children studying in the Special Training Centres (bridge programme)
Target School/Institutions 1. State/UT Govt and local body Schools
2. Navodaya Vidyalayas, Kendriya Vidyalayas, and other Central
Govt Schools
3. Special Schools (Disabled children)
4. Open Schools systems of children of 6 to 18 years
5. Special Training Centres (bridge programme)

Major Objectives of Rashtriya Abhiyan

  • Every Child should develop an interest in mathematics & Science.
  • The Scheme RAA also tries to make kids love inquiry & creativity. So children can come with their own ideas.
  • Follow the below URLs can find more about their Interventions, Initiatives, and more details.

RAA Scheme Website: http://mhrd.gov.in/rashtriya-avishkar-abhiyan