IIT Mandi organised a workshop on Sept 1, 2013 for the students of Shoolini University to train them on learning "how to develop applications for Aakash tablet". Total sixty students of B. Tech and M. Tech, participated in this one day workshop. Apart from forty five students from Shoolini University, Solan Himachal Pradesh, fifteen students of first year from IIT Mandi also learnt the skills." This was second workshop of its kind for students other than IIT students, first being organized for Sundernagar Govt Engineering college. IIT Mandi students have been involved into developing applications for Aakash tablet as part of the activity of Aakash Application Development Lab.