India will play host to World Robot Olympiad 2016 in which over 55 counties will participate
NEW DELHI, India – September 23, 2015 – Indian Robot Olympiad, the largest Robotics competition in India for students, today announced its association with Maruti Suzuki and DLF. IRO is the Indian chapter of World Robot Olympiad that provides a unique platform for students to showcase their talent and creativity and represent India at the international level.
“Since most corporates are looking at promoting technology at the basic level through their CSR initiative, we are glad that DLF and Maruti who use modern technologies in their businesses, are now associated with India Stem Foundation,” said Mr Sudhanshu Sharma, CEO at Indian Robot Olympiad
“Maruti Suzuki has been working in the area of skill development with several partners. The idea is to nurture and strengthen skill pool in the country. This platform offers wonderful opportunity for young talent to promote and nurture creativity and innovation at the early states of learning expressed,” MrRajesh Uppal, Executive Director, Maruti Suzuki
“We are confident that students participating in the forum will enhance their skills in robotics and add value to themselves” stated, MrMukesh Kumar Gupta, Vice President, Training Academy, Maruti Suzuki
“DLF Foundation firmly believes in promotion of advanced technology for sustained improvement in quality of life of the people. The Foundation has been associated with a number of government schools to ensure that the poor children have access to new-age learning tools and gadgets to realize their full potential. The Foundation also provides scholarships to meritorious students to pursue various career options including science and engineering. Events like these are crucial to spread the awareness on scientific learning“said Mr Vinay Sahni, IAS (RETD.), Advisor at DLF.
IRO is one of the largest Robotics competitions in India for students between the age group of 9 to 21. It is a not-for-profit competition organized by India STEM Foundation, an organization focused on bringing Science and Technology based learning solutions for students with the intervention of Robotics. IRO’s regional level competition took place in Mumbai, Surat, Hyderabad, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai. National level competition will take place in Delhi on 26th and 27th of September 2015. This is 10th year of IRO and nearly 700 participants are competing this year. India will play host to World Robot Olympiad 2016 in which over 55 counties will participate. India will play host to World Robot Olympiad 2016 in which over 55 counties will participate.
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About India STEM Foundation (ISF)
India STEM Foundation (ISF) is an organisation engaged in generating interest among students towards computer science, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (CS-STEM) through the innovative use of Robotics learning platform and other reserach based hands-on learning tools.
ISF believe that Robotics based programs & competitions are one of the best platforms providing an opportunity to students to connect with science & technology in a fun filled and engaging manner.
For more information please visit http://indiastemfoundation.org/