Nepal gears to vie in World Robotics Competition

KATHMANDU: Nepal is preparing to contest in the International Robotics Competition known as the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) to be held in Hungary next year.

It is the second time Nepal is participating in the competition through STEM Foundation Nepal. World Robot Olympiad Nepal is an authorised event that scouts talents in robotics from various parts of the country and breeds them into professionals in the field.

According to STEM Foundation Nepal President Surjan BC, they have imparted robotics training across 40 districts in the country. The best robotics student will get to represent Nepal at the WRO.

WRO Association has been conducting global competitions since 2004 in different countries where robot enthusiast students studying at the primary level to Bachelors level demonstrate their robotics skills and vie.

"Nepal has adequate time to prepare for the WRO for next year. We are giving our best to make a mark in WRO," shared President BC.

Last year, WRO Association had granted membership to Nepal.