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ABU Robocon 2022 comes to New Delhi

Doordarshan to host International Finals

In what is being seen as recognition of India’s marvels in the field of Technology, Doordarshan will be hosting the international finals of Robocon 2022 in August next year. The Robot competition, which is organised by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union and hosted by different member countries every year, will be held in New Delhi in 2022.

ABU Robocon 2021 was hosted by China wherein the international Robocon contest was held on December 12, 2021. Teams from Nirma University and Gujarat Technological University (GTU), Ahmedabad, who were the India finalists, participated in the international contest from India.

Prasar Bharati Board Member Shaina NC graced the occasion and addressed the participating engineering students of Nirma University and Gujarat Technological University in Ahmedabad. She appealed to all engineering students, especially the girls, to participate in next year’s Robocon to be hosted by Doordarshan.

On behalf of Prasar Bharati, Board member Shaina NC received the ABU Robocon Flag from Shandong Radio & TV Station China, to host ABU Robocon 2022 international contest in New Delhi in August 2022.

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A two-day event is being organized on 15-16 December 2021, as a curtain-raiser to DD Robocon 2022, wherein DD Robocon 2022 will be introduced, feedback and suggestions on previous Robocon competitions will be shared, experts will share their opinion, and interactive sessions will be organised with the participating teams. The theme of DD Robocon 2022 will be Lagori and the competition method will be Preliminary League and Final Tournament. Know more in the videos below. 

Prasar Bharati has created a page on its website for more information related to DD Robocon 2022. You can visit the page here – https://newsonair.com/robocon2022/

Started by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) in 2002, ABU Robocon pits Robots against each other in the completion of a task in a given period of time. According to ABU Robocon, the contest aims to create friendship among young people with similar interests who will lead their countries in the 21st century, as well as help advance engineering and broadcasting technologies in the region.

ABU Robocon 2022 comes to New Delhi
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Find below Minute-to-minute details of Curtain Raiser to DD Robocon 2022.

Disclaimer : This is an official press release by PIB.

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