The thrill of technology and the buzz of innovation are set to converge in Goa as the Department of Information Technology, Electronics, and Communications, Government of Goa, in collaboration with InfinityX STEM Foundation, announces the much-awaited Goa International Robotics Festival 2024. Scheduled from 25th to 28th January 2024, this event promises to celebrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
Unveiling the Spectacle:
The festival will feature the esteemed FIRST Tech Challenge India Robotics Championship and the FIRST Lego League Open Championship, adding a layer of excitement to the engaging Robotics Exhibition, which will showcase the prowess of participants in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics competition.
Collaboration for Success:
A significant milestone was marked with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Shri. P. Abhishek, IAS, Director of Information, Technology, Electronics, and Communications, and Shri. Ashvin B. Savant, Chairman & Managing Director of InfinityX STEM Foundation & FIRST INDIA. This collaboration reflects a shared commitment to fostering STEM education.
FIRST – A Catalyst for Change:
The event is powered by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a venerable not-for-profit public charity. Established in 1989, FIRST’s mission is to inspire the younger generation to explore educational and career opportunities in STEM, providing them with self-confidence, knowledge, and essential life skills.
A Minister’s Perspective:
Hon’ble Minister for Information, Technology, Electronics, and Communications, Shri Rohan A. Khaunte, emphasized the festival’s role in fostering academic brilliance and personal growth. He highlighted how participation in FTC transforms students, instilling not only knowledge but also crucial life skills and self-confidence.
The festival aims to promote STEM education not only in India but internationally. Diverse teams, including those from rural, corporation-run, and state-run schools and international institutions, will grace the event. Notably, the inclusivity of last year’s event featured teams from diverse backgrounds, including diverse children and underprivileged segments.
Details to Mark in Your Calendar:
For those eager to be part of this tech spectacle, mark your calendars for 25th to 28th January 2024. The festival promises to be an informative and entertaining experience, showcasing the brightest minds in the world of robotics and STEM education.
All are welcome:
The festival welcomes participants from various backgrounds, including rural schools, corporation-run schools, state-run schools, and international institutions. The inclusive spirit ensures that opportunities for learning and collaboration extend to every corner.
Contact: Ashivan Sawant Chairman & Managing Director of InfinityX
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Get ready to witness the future unfold at the Goa International Robotics Festival 2024. With a focus on STEM education, collaboration, and inclusivity, this event promises to be a beacon for academic brilliance and personal growth. Save the date, embrace innovation, and join the global community in celebrating the power of science and technology.