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SBPPS Inaugurates the First of its Kind Innovative Lab
Pune, Maharashtra | December 10th, 2019
In an endeavour to ignite the zest for innovation and inquisitiveness among students, Pimpri Chinchwad Education Trust (PCET)’s S.B. Patil Public School witnessed the inauguration of an state-of-art, full-fledged DIY Centre cum Innovation Lab the school premises on Monday, December 9th, 2019.
Prominent dignitaries who graced the commemoration with their presence were: Mr. Pravin Rajpal, founder of InnovatioNext; .Mr. Kikuchi Renya, Chairman (SCCIP, Japan); Mr. David Prakash, Director and CEO (LS Creative Learning, Bangalore); Dr. Sanjay Lakde (PCCOE, Pune); Mr. Dnyaneshwar Landge, Chairman (PCET); Mrs. Padma Bhonsle, Vice Chairperson (PCET) and Manager (SBPPS); Mr. Shantaram Garadem Treasurer (PCET); Mr. Ajinkya Kalbhor s/o Mr. V.S. Kalbhor, Secretary (PCET); Mr. Bhaijan Kazi, Trustee (PCET); Dr. Girish Desai, Executive Director (PCET); and the principals and faculty of all the institutions under PCET.
The school principal, Dr. Mrs. Bindu Saini elaborated upon the nature of the lab, and stressed on the need for such innovations in schools. This highly equipped lab, the first of its kind in any CBSE school across India, would provide students ample opportunities of hands-on activities, coupled with the creative and technical abilities that are already being nourished in the leading-edge robotics labs that the school already possesses.
S.B. Patil Public School has been operating the Student Exchange Programme (SEP), wherein our students have had the opportunity to visit Japan for 10 days and under the tutelage of experts, learn the myriad aspects that make the country progressive and ahead of its time.
Dr. Sanjay Lakde threw light upon the lab’s detailed functioning, its procedures and prototypes. Mr. Pravin Rajpal steered students in order to understand that the difference between innovation and conventional curriculum is immense, impressing that what Generation X and Y could not discover, would be will be discerned and revolutionized Generation Z.
Mr. Kikuchi Renya highlighted the history of Japanese innovation that began in 1958 and, since then, tiding into the new millennium, has expanded multifold. He called upon students to employ innovation for world peace.
We sincerely extend our gratitude to our faculty who worked exhaustively, on and off-stage, to make this event a success.