Since its foundation in 1998, Christian College of Engineering and Technology (CCET), Bhilai has been a hub of advanced scientific education, with a Hands on approach in creating a curriculum which seamlessly blends theoretical learning with practical training. To uphold these high standards, CCET provides a plethora of training and information sharing platforms like Scientific Journals, National Conferences, Workshops, Guest Lectures, Vocational Training Programs and Industrial Tours. The Central Robotics Laboratory of CCET in association with CCET’s Coordination Cell of Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology (CGCOST), Raipur organized a one day National Workshop on ‘HANDS-ON ROBOTICS’. The whole program was sponsored by Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology (CGCOST), Raipur. The aim of this workshop was to motivate the young technocrats in the field of robot designing and manufacturing.

The One day National Workshop was inaugurated by the Principal of CCET, Dr Dipali Soren in the presence of Dr R Chandrasekaran, HOD of Mechanical Engineering Dept., Dr Shruti Bhargava, HOD of ET&T Dept., Dr Sandhya Pillai, Head of CCET’s Coordination Cell of CGCOST, Dr Dilip Das, First Year In-charge, Dr Rajeshwar Singh, Mr Joji Thomas, Senior faculties, Technical staff and participants. This workshop comprised of two sessions each held in the D Block of CCET. In the first session Mr R K Rathore, Asst Prof, Mechanical Dept. imparted the basic knowledge of Robots to the participants. He discussed the various laws and guidelines established for robot development by Japan, Britain and USA. The Second session conducted by Mr Abid Khan, Assistant Professor, ET&T Dept. and Mr Neju K Prince, Senior Technical Assistant, ET&T Dept. This session was dedicated to embedded systems. The participants learned hands on skill of robotic design and manufacturing by a live demonstration, design and development of a path finder Robot. This session also touched the eternally inquisitive topic of the future of robots. The Executive Vice Chairman of CCET, Fr Jose K Varghese congratulated the coordinators of Central Robotics Lab for successful completion of this one day National Workshop and he extended his well wishes to the participants of this program.