VDJS is one among the selected 457 schools from all over India to receive a grant of Rs 12 lakh from the Government of India for establishing Atal Tinkering Laboratory under Niti Ayog’s Atal Innovation Mission. The objective is to foster curiosity, creativity and imagination in young minds and inculcate skills such as design mind-set, computational thinking, adaptive learning, physical computing, rapid calculations, measurements etc.

ATL is a workspace where young girls get a chance to work with tools and equipment to understand what, how and why aspects of STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.