The Asia-Pacific Robot Contest in Pune, India will be held on 24 August.
Category：News｜Publishing : August 20, 2014
The Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2014 will be held in Pune, India on 24 August.
NIT Robocon Studio has survived the national competition and will make their first appearance in the world tournament as a representative for Japan.
Robocon Pune 2014 website
Prior to the departure, NIT Robocon Studio made a courtesy call on the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe on 15 August.
Prime Minister of Japan and His Cabinet website
PM Shinzo Abe with NIT Robocon Studio
Where is Pune?
Pune is situated in western India, in the Maharashtra state. The whole metropolitan region has a population of approximately 5 million. Pune is now a major industrial centre and the last years have brought major investments in the software and automobile sector. Pune is the 8th largest city in India and also one of the most developed, with the highest per capita income in the country.