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CHARUSAT to sponsor up to 13 schools in Gujarat under Saras-3D school sponsorship programme

CHARUSAT to sponsor up to 13 schools in Gujarat under Saras-3D school sponsorship programme

Saras-3D, aimed at building STEM education in India, announced CHARUSAT as the first patron for their school sponsorship programme.

  • Each school to receive a stereoscopic 3D technology-based learning solution worth 50 lakhs
  • Schools will be provided software and hardware designed specifically for 9th to 12 std students
  • The selection process will be based on nominations, judged by a group high-level committee of eminent educationist and industry experts

Saras-3D, Inc., a US based EdTech start-up, comprising of technology innovators and educators that are harnessing the power of stereoscopic 3D technology, focused towards building STEM education in India, today announced CHARUSAT as the first patron for their school sponsorship program.

Under this arrangement, CHARUSAT will exclusively sponsor up to 13 schools across Gujarat. Each of the selected school will receive a Stereoscopic 3D Classroom Experience and a Stereoscopic 3D Lab Experience totally worth INR 50 Lakhs. The sophisticated software consists of yearly subscriptions for 4 years for 9th to 12th grade Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics for both the modules. The package also includes overall training to the teachers of the selected schools.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Nominations are invited from non-boarding English medium schools.
  • The schools imparting science (physics, chemistry, and biology) and mathematics education in grades 9th to 12th must follow NCERT/CBSE curriculum.
  • The student population across 9th to 12th science and mathematics classes should also be 300 or more.

Schools from all districts are invited to nominate themselves and join hands in the journey to enhance STEM learning experiences This will be a month-long process wherein various schools across Gujarat are invited to fill in their nominations, showcasing their eligibility to receive these sponsorships.

A high-level committee of eminent educationist and industry experts will overlook the selection process. The committee is led by Dr. Pankaj Joshi, Distinguished Professor of Physics at Ahmedabad University. Dr. Devang Joshi, Registrar CHARUSAT and Mr. Kashyap Mankad, ex Group Director at ISRO, and currently, Director at 3D EdTech, Indian subsidiary of from Saras-3D Inc.

Commenting on this partnership, Mr. Kashyap Mankad, Ex Group Director at ISRO and Founding Member and Consulting Technical Director, 3D EdTech, said, “We are pleased that a visionary organisation like CHARUSAT has decided to partner with us in sponsoring this school programme. Gujarat is making its presence felt in the education sector and this initiative will put Gujarat in the global hub of education. This strategic alliance will benefit the students with an immersive experience of viewing 3D video lessons. The resources at SARAS-3D will also facilitate a methodology to reinforce this learning process and make our students global ready.”

Dr. Devang Joshi, Registrar, CHARUSAT added, “We are delighted that SARAS-3D has stepped forward to support our initiative to promote science and maths education. Our vision is to create an ecosystem for the proliferation of socially responsible and technically sound engineers, innovators and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. We want deserving schools to come forward and take advantage of this opportunity and embrace technology that facilitates a culture of STEM education.”

Dr. Pankaj Joshi, Founding Director, International Centre of Space and Cosmology at Ahmedabad University commented, “This is a very good initiative because it will help students academically and promotes a culture of STEM education amongst the youth. Through the process of school selection our aim is to reach out to the most deserving students and schools, enabling social upliftment through education, the vision is to contribute towards the sustainable development of the nation by achieving excellence in technical education and research while facilitating transformation of students into responsible citizens and competent professionals.”

This innovative program aims at establishing a firm foundation that accelerates growth and pace of learning, thereby transforming STEM education in schools and fostering tomorrow's STEM innovators and problem-solvers.

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About Saras-3d: Saras-3D, Inc is a dynamic start-up comprising of technology innovators and educators who are harnessing the power of stereoscopic 3D technology and interactive visualization to elevate and transform the learning experience for K12 students. The company has launched its patent pending Genius 3D Learning solution, - aimed at creating the right foundation for learning and acquisition of knowledge for K12 students to help foster STEM innovators and problem solvers of tomorrow and empowering them to compete and succeed globally. Genius 3D Learning takes a hands-on, experiential approach to science and mathematics concepts that fosters deeper understanding, 2X faster learning and higher retention, consequently better test scores. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, U.S. the company operates in India through its wholly owned subsidiary 3D EdTech Pvt Ltd. For more information please visit: SARAS-3D

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