Robotics competition for Andhra school students

Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) JAY Robotix Pvt. Ltd, pioneers in multidimensional robotics, has announced ROBOKID 2013, a competition across more than 250 schools in Andhra Pradesh, aimed at increasing awareness amongst the student community about the field of robotics.

JAY, in a statement, announced that students from class 6 to 12 can register through their respective schools or individually on the website till May 10. The registration fee for each student is Rs.850.

The students registered will be entitled to an eight hour training module free of cost on robotics. They will also get a licensed version of ROBOGURU software exclusively developed by JAY to make learning easier and bring a practical approach to all the science and math concepts.

“Robotics in India is currently witnessing a surge and hence there are a lot of opportunities in this field which the students will be able to tap in future. The training they receive in the competition will prove to be vital not only for studies but in their all round development as well,” said Sudhir Reddy, founder and director JAY.

Prizes worth Rs.1.5 lakh are in store for the student teams that emerge as the winner and runners. Also, school of winning team and the school with maximum nomination will be awarded 7 lakh worth Robotics lab each.

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