Team Nirma Robocon emerged as the National Champion of Robocon 2021. The team will now represent India in the international competition to be held in December this year.
Robocon is an International Robotic Contest organised by ABU every year since 2002 and hosted by various countries of Asia-Pacific region. The host country declares the Theme of the competition a year ahead and based on the same Theme each country first hosts the National level competition in their respective country. The winner of the national competition represents the respective country at international event.
The national competition of 2021 was organised by Doordarshan in association with IIT Delhi through online mode in three stages. Getting through all the stages, Team Nirma Robocon reached the final competition, held online on August 18, 2021, and won the National Championship title for the 9th time A total of 63 teams from various engineering institutes of India participated in the event and Team Nirma stood first amongst all. The team from Nirma University was the only team in India that completed the theme and that too in just 54 seconds of time.
The team will now represent India at the international competition organised by China on December 12, 2021, in online mode. Kudos to the team members Dhrumil Shekhda, Aryan Batra, Kushal Sheth, Harsh Chotalia, Jigar Boda, Vivek Sondagar, Abhay Vasjariya, Dhyey Chavda, Parth Gajara, Dev Bhagat, Arya Kargathara & Prapti Bordoloi.
The team Nirma Robocon is mentored by Dr Mihir Chauhan and Dr Akash Mecwan under the leadership of Dr RN Patel, Director, ITNU.