Charotar University of Science and Technology (CHARUSAT) and Saras-3D today announced the first 10 schools from across Gujarat that were shortlisted to receive their school sponsorship program. The schools were selected after a thorough analysis of their operations and their potential to grow with the scholarship.
The schools have been exclusively sponsored by CHARUSAT, as per the agreement with Saras-3D. Under the scholarship, the schools will receive a Stereoscopic 3D Classroom Experience and a Stereoscopic 3D Lab Experience worth Rs50 lakh. The Stereoscopic 3D Experience is sophisticated content software that consists of yearly subscriptions for 4 years for 9th to 12th-grade Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics for both modules. The package also includes overall training for the teachers of the selected schools.
Through these scholarships, Saras-3D, Inc., a US-based EdTech start-up, and CHARUSAT aim to enhance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences. Nominations were invited from schools all over the state.
- Adani Vidya Mandir, Ahmedabad
- Sankalp International School, Ahmedabad
- Divine Child International School, Gandhinagar
- Aavishkar School, Gandhinagar
- Ved International School, Gandhinagar
- EuroSchool, Surat
- Shree Swaminarayan Academy, Surat
- Sarvodaya Secondary School, Rajkot
- The Westwood School, Rajkot
- D. Z. Patel Secondary and Higher Secondary School, Anand.
A committee had been formed to review submissions from schools and select the most deserving schools. The committee included a team of eminent academicians led by Dr. Pankaj Joshi, Distinguished Professor of Physics at Ahmedabad University. Other members of the team are Dr. Devang Joshi, Registrar Charusat University, and Kashyap Mankad, ex-Group Director at ISRO and Consulting Technical Director at 3D EdTech, the Indian subsidiary of Saras-3D Inc.