e-Yantra Robotics Lab inaugurated at Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology
e-Yantra is a project initiated by IIT-Mumbai and sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Department under National Mission of Education through Information and Communication Technology.
The mission of e-Yantra project is to enable students and staff of technical institutions to take India’s economy a greater height by 2020 with the help of technological innovations.
What makes e-Yantra special is its inter-disciplinary approach. This results students across departments - be it electrical, mechanical, computer science, electronics - to come together to solve an existing real world problem and create something that is beyond their defined syllabus. The lab aims to develop core engineering skills in the students to inspire them to look upon themselves as "problem solvers for society" and to stimulate their creativity and analytical skills and to "learn by doing."
The e-Yantra Robotics Lab was inaugurated at Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Trivandrum on May 11, 2017. The college is one of the Nodal centre’s for e-Yantra in Kerala.