Tiruchirapalli

Corporation school in Tiruchi gets Robotics Lab

Students watch as trainers demonstrate the working of robots at a school at Palakkarai in Tiruchi on Wednesday.

Students watch as trainers demonstrate the working of robots at a school at Palakkarai in Tiruchi on Wednesday.  

Students would be prepared to take part in robotics competitions soon.

Students of the Corporation Middle School in Palakkarai will learn robotics thanks to the efforts of Tiruchi Thillainagar Lions Club and a robotics training institute in the city.

A facility for training was inaugurated on the school campus on Wednesday to conduct robotics classes by Systech Hardware & Networking Academy. In association with the academy, Tiruchi Thillainagar Lions Club donated robotics kits to the children.

A. R. Sirajuddin, headmaster, thanked all stakeholders for providing the facilities.

‘My students are fortunate to get the facility free of cost,’ he said assuring that students would be prepared to take part in robotics competitions soon.

The classes will be conducted once a week under the leadership of Tony Reagan, Director, Systech Hardware & Networking Academy and his team. The course plan includes introduction to basic concepts, types of switches and sensors, motors and motor drivers, programming, assembling and programming of robots, sensor-based robots, computer-controlled robots, and wireless robots.

G. Kumaresan, Assistant Executive Engineer, Ariyamangalam Zone, S. Sivakumar, programme coordinator and former principal, District Institute of Education and Training, Kancheepuram, and K.A. Bhagyaraj, President, Tiruchi Thillainagar Lions Club, took part in the inaugural event.

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