Rangpo, Jan 20
The 2-Day Workshop-cum-National Level Competition on Mobile Controlled Robotics successfully concluded at the Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, which had served as the zonal centre for Robofeast-2019. The inauguration ceremony on the first day was graced by the presence of Associate Director (R&D) Prof. (Dr.) AjeyaJha and Associate Director (Student Affairs) Prof. (Dr.) Ratika Pradhan. Having organized by Revert Technologies in association with IIT Roorkee, the workshop saw participation from 30 students of which seven belonging to the PNG Sr. Secondary School, Gangtok, accompanied by teacher, Mr Ivan Lepcha. DebasmitaDey, JharnaKumari, Jayant Singh, Ravi Tejaswina, Palak Agarwal and Ayush Kr from SMIT supported the event as the coordinators.
The workshop ended with the prelims round for Robofeast-2019, held in Cognizance, Annual Technical Fest of IIT Roorkee, the finalists of which grabbed a wild card entry to the finals in the month of March. In the final day, Director, SMIT, Prof. (Dr.) Ashis Sharma, congratulated the winners of the prelims and wished them luck for the finals. He also met the participants personally and encouraged them to do better. He termed the program to have been a huge success and asked the participants to never halt the process of learning.