GUWAHATI, April 24 - The Regional Science Centre here is going to conduct a boot camp for the forthcoming World Robot Olympiad (WRO) on its Khanapara premises on April 29 and 30 for students and teachers.
The camp will be free of charges and is intended to motivate students towards the WRO competition, said P Grover, Project Coordinator of RSC.
RSC will sponsor five teams from its Innovation Hub for participating in the competition, one each in the elementary, junior high, senior high, robo-football and open category. It will provide robotic kits and guidance to members of Innovation Hub, including registration fee for WRO contest.
This year WRO 2016 is being jointly organised by the National Council of Science Museums and India STEM Foundation. The WRO competition is a multi-tier event organised progressively at regional, national level and finally at the international level.
This year�s theme �Rap the Scrap� is a step towards involving educationists, teachers, parents, mentors, government and local bodies, NGOs and waste management companies to come together and enable students to come out with innovative practical solution using robot technologies to reduce, recycle and manage waste.