Seven Indian students to represent INDIA in the FIRST Global – World’s first Robotics Olympics
New Delhi: FIRST Global – The Olympics of Robotics is going to be held for the first time at a global level. 160 countries are participating in this 1st inaugural year of First Global Competition (FGC) 2017. Seven Mumbai students and 1 mentor have been shortlisted out of the 100 applications received. This platform will give them an opportunity to showcase the talent India possesses. Titled as the first robotics Olympics style competition, it aims at generating interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) among youth. The idea behind organizing this competition is to drive youth to innovate and create technology-led solutions for global social issues such as access to safe and clean drinking water. Team India is represented by students from schools like Jamnabai Narsee School, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Utpal Shanghvi School, Oberoi International School and Ecole Mondiale World School.