Team Mauritius bags Robotics Safety Award at FGC 2019, Dubai

Team Mauritius participated at the FIRST Global Challenge (Robotics) 2019 in Dubai between 24 to 27 October. Mauritius was represented by 5 young people – Anushree Luchooa from the Droopnath Ramphul State College, Tanversingh Juwheer from the Goodlands State Secondary School (Boys), Taran Dhani Varun from the Mauritius Institute of Training and Development (MITD), Devesh Takoor from the Sir Leckraz Teelock State Secondary School and Lurvish Polodoo from the Royal College Port Louis.

An initiative of YUVA, FIRST Global Mauritius aims at promoting STEM education in Mauritius by selecting and mentoring kids to form a solid Team Mauritius for the yearly international FIRST Global Challenge – “The Olympics of Robotics”.

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YUVA selects 14-year old Tanveersingh Juwaheer of Goodlands SSS to represent Mauritius in Robotics Competition in Dubai

I am Tanveersingh Juwaheer “Nilesh”. I am 14 years old and I come from Petit Raffray in Mauritius.

As a student at Goodlands State Secondary School Boys, I follow a general academic education. At school, my favourite subject is Design and Technology. I have a strong preference for this subject over the theoretical disciplines, as it allows me to put my knowledge into practice while simultaneously acquiring some skills for the use of technology. I have always associated my passion for my studies. Passionate about video games, later on, I would like to use video game characters as inspiration to design robots that can help people to perform different domestic and other tasks.

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