GNA University, Phagwara, Punjab has been awarded as the most emerging University in Robotics Educationduring the INDIA STEM Summit & Awards 23 (India’s largest STEM Education Conference) at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre, Janpath, New Delhi.  The Chief Guest for the event was Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport &Highways, Government of Bharat.The event was also graced by Shri Jagadish Mamidala-Chairman UGC, Shri TG Sitharam-Chairman AICTE, Rajkumar Sharma, President AICRAand Shri V. K. Saraswat-member Niti Aayog and ISRO Women Scientist Team. ISRO Scientists Team also shared the journey of Chandrayaan 3 preparation in this event. The event also had the presence of representatives of various Universities, colleges, schools and startups.

GNA University achieved this award for its Excellence in Robotics Education and Training. In this category, many universities, colleges,start-ups and training institutes participated. GNA University provides thebest practical infrastructure for Robotic and Automation systems where students learn and implement various new concepts related to Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet of Things, Autonomous vehicles, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Industrial Automation, CAD/CAM,3D Printing Technology and other robotics applications and develop new projects required in modern industries.

Dr.CRTripathy, Dean-School of Engineering, Design and Automation and Mr.Yogesh Thakur, Placement Officerfrom GNA University received the award at the end of Shri Jagadish Mamidala-Chairman UGC, Shri TG Sitharam-Chairman AICTE, Rajkumar Sharma, President AICRA, and Shri V. K. Saraswat-member Niti Aayog.

During the Summit Dr. CR Tripathy delivered an enthralling speech about the latest technologies used in modern industries and curriculum adopted in GNA University. He showcased the placement of GNA students in Global industries. He also pressed upon Industry-Academia collaboration which is already a part of GNA University.

Dr. VK Rattan expressed, “We are delighted to receive this award from the All India Council for Robotics and Automation (AICRA). GNA University always implementsadvanced technologies in their curriculum so that students perform excellentlywell in their future.”

Dr.CR Tripathyand Ms.Ceena Sunil, Scientist G, ISROalso discussed the future and opportunitiesforRobotics/Mechanical engineeringfor the upcoming technology.The representatives also showed their gratitude and word of thanks to S. Gurdeep SinghSihra, the Chancellorof GNA University and CEO of GNA Gears Ltd., Punjab for his consistent perseverance and valuable contributions to imparting quality education as per the global industry needs.

Mr. Raj Kumar AICRA President expressed, “I appreciate the potential and hard endeavours of the faculty members of GNA University. I pass my thanks to the Chancellor of the University for providing this State of the Art Facility of Robotics and Automation for the students of GNA University.”

S. Gurdeep Singh Sihra, Chancellor, Dr. VK Rattan-Vice Chancellor, Dr. Hemant Sharma Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dr. Monika Hanspal- Dean Academics and other deans/HODS congratulatedDr. CR Tripathy and his efficient team for winning this accolade.