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In a first, all government Sr Secondary schools in Sunam to be equipped with futuristic robotic labs

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS5 | May 27, 2023 05:22 PM

CHANDIGARH: Achieving yet another milestone in the history of the Punjab school education which will enable students to enhance their creative thinking and problem-solving ability, all the 18 Government Senior Secondary Schools in Sunam Assembly constituency have been equipped with futuristic Robotic Labs, said Punjab Employment Generation, Skill Development and Training Minister Mr Aman Arora.

Mr Aman Arora, who was here on Saturday to inaugurate a Robotic Lab set up at Shaheed Udham Singh Government Senior Secondary School (Girls) at Sunam, also distributed the lab equipment to the remaining 17 senior secondary schools.

Apart from this, three XR Reality Labs with the help of German firm Myracle.10 are also being set up in Shaheed Udham Singh Schools (Girls) and (Boys) of Sunam and Shaheed Bhai Mati Das Senior Secondary School, Longowal.

“These futuristic Robotic Labs and XR Reality Labs will help pupils to get hands-on training in the latest technology areas such as robotics, the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), 3D Printing, Basics of Electronics and so on, ” said Mr Aman Arora, while adding that this project will facilitate innovative ways to increase the knowledge skills of students through fun learning.

He said that Sunam probably is the first Assembly Constituency in the country to equip all the Government Senior Secondary Schools with these hi-tech and futuristic labs.

Mr Aman Arora said that Chief Minister S Bhagwant Mann led Punjab Government is committed to revolutionise the education sector in the state. Earlier, the state government had established “Schools of Eminence” (SoE) by upgrading 117 Government Senior Secondary Schools and had also sent school principals to Singapore for sharpening their professional teaching skills.

"Taking forward the commitment of the state government to impart world-class education to students, I undertook this initiative to set up Robotic Labs at all the Government Senior Secondary Schools in my constituency, ” said Mr Aman Arora.

Meanwhile, Kurious Learning Lab will provide technical training and other support, if required, to the staff of these schools. They will also have access to the Kurious Learning platform to keep ideating and innovating for solving problems around them.

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