e-Yantra is a project by IIT Bombay to spread education in Embedded systems and Robotics. This project has been sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) through the National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT). It helps faculties to provide training to students through hands on projects and inculcate successful innovator and entrepreneur among them . Students can make better BE projects with the help from e-Yantra open source community and get chance to participate in national level competitions .
In this colleges from the various region will be invited to the Nodal Center for participating in the initiative. Colleges commit a team of teachers to be trained through a two-day workshop; this team also participates in the e-Yantra Robotics teacher competition . Through the competition teachers will be trained in handling the robot and implementing a project - this prepares them with the complete Robotics project life cycle helping them assign such projects to their students.. Each team that successfully participates in the competition is awarded a basic set of Robots to help their college start off the Robotics lab setup.
It is an initiative to encourage innovative projects from robotics labs set up through the e-Yantra Lab Setup Initiative (eLSI), in colleges across the country.
e-Yantra Robotics Competition is a unique competition where students selected for participation are given:
The Robotics Teachers Competition is a unique competition teachers who has completed training they can participate in this competition (sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India), which endeavours to promote robot enhanced education at engineering colleges by involving colleges, teachers and students.
MGM’s College of Engineering & Technology is a NODAL CENTER of North Region.