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 Devesh Takoor of Sir Leckraz Teelock SSS to represent Mauritius in Robotics Competition in Dubai

My name is Devesh Takoor. I am 18 years old and I am from Flacq in Mauritius.

I am a high school student at Sir Leckraz Teelock State Secondary School. I have been passionate about Mathematics and Computer Science since I was very young. I love numbers and Programming is one of my favourite hobbies. At school, I am a member of the Robotics and Coding Club where students are trained in programming and coding. After graduating, I would like to make a career in the field of computer security to prevent data hacking.

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