A team of Class XII students of Paljor Namgyal Girls Senior Secondary School (PNGSSS) in the Northeastern(NE) state of Sikkim has brought laurels to the state by bagging the second position in the recently held Robotex Asia in China.
The three-member team consisting of Bath Sheba Lepcha, Prerna Pradhan and Sristika Sharma took part in the competition which was held in China’s Shanghai from August 16th, 2019- August 19th, 2019. They were accompanied by their mentor, Ivan D Lepcha, Dhruv Patel and Gopal Maheshwari—both co-founders of Robotex India.
They represented India in Lego Line Follower category. Apart from this competition, the team was also selected to represent India in Robotex International in Estonia, Europe after winning the Robotex National title in Ahmedabad in July 27th, 2019- July 28th, 2019.
The international event had around 5000 participants from across the Asian countries— China, Japan, South Korea, Estonia and so on.
Post the winning the Indian team expressed happiness and added that they had given a tough competition.
Photo: Prakash Adhikari