The ZS Cares STEM Robotics AI Lab at ZP PRIMARY SCHOOL LONIKAND, Pune will educate 1,500 primary school students in futuristic engineering skills in a hands-on environment, enabling them to become part of the young, leading and diverse communities of technology-savvy global student network through Robotex National and International Championships.
The 1500 students of Zilla Parishad school benefiting from this initiative sponsored by ZS will participate in the Robotex India Regional and National Championship in 2022. The winners will go on to participate in Robotex Asia and Robotex International Championships so that the students can do more subjects that are gaining momentum worldwide and are likely to dominate the labor market in the coming years.
“We are thrilled to be part of this collaboration and look forward to witnessing the innovative ideas the students are formulating. We believe this lab would prove to be an essential foundation for this holistic development and educational journey.” students†” say Nikhil Bhilegaonkar, ZS Cares India leads at ZS.
“At ZS, we want to enable action for the greater good and create impact where it matters through collaborative initiatives like this one. We believe this initiative will positively impact students’ lives and equip them with the knowledge and skills needed to envision and work towards a sustainable future†” say Harsha PeterHR Business Partner at ZS†
“At ZS, we strive to make a positive difference in society and believe that this partnership with Robotex India and Rotary Club Sinhagad Road Pune would be very fruitful to provide the students with the tools and guidance they need to excel in the technical domain†” say Anaya PatilZS Care Coordinator at ZS.
“The mission of Robotex India is to work to bridge the digital divide and equip children with the skills they need to build a better future for themselves. We believe this STEM Robotics lab would serve as the start of a long-term commitment that will improve the lives of children across the street Indiapreparing them for future employment†” say Payal RajpalDirector, Robotex India
†With the changing employment landscape, it is vital to educate and train students in skills such as coding, robotics, AI, ML that would define the job of the future. We are very happy to partner with Robotex India and believe that this partnership will be very beneficial to our students and help create the innovative leaders of tomorrow†† says mr. Ayush PrasadCEO, Zilla Parishad, Pune†
If they hope to unlock the full potential of technology for everyone, their… the focus should be on exposing the next generation to AI, coding and other related topics early by embedding them in the curriculum. AI, ML and robotics education will prove to be an essential bridge to the future of innovation. Robotics and coding education will provide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) students the opportunity to learn and implement practical projects by encouraging students to devise and innovate solutions to solve real-world problems in agriculture, environment , waste management and more to prepare them for the jobs of the future.
About ZS Cares
ZS Cares, ZS’s global corporate social responsibility program, reflects the company’s values of treating people right, doing the right thing and doing the right thing through globally positive economic, environmental and social practices. ZS Cares Foundation believes in creating opportunities for its employees to help communities improve access to life-saving resources, promote a more equitable society, provide comfort, care and build life support skills.
About Robotex India
Robotex India, a non-profit promoting STEM, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Coding and IoT, has trained 30,000 government schools in urban, tribal and rural areas. India†
Its mission is to unite global expertise aimed at influencing the advocacy of technological innovation in building future-proof and pandemic-proof systems that educate students about co-curricular aptitude for the 21st century, addressing the mismatch between degree and skills . Bridging the digital divide to lay a solid foundation for future generations with more employment opportunities.
SOURCE Robotex India