Meet Delhi engineer Aakash Sinha, who makes robots and UAVs for the Indian armed forces this weekend
May 25, 2012:
CNN-IBN, in association withÂ Jaypee Group, brings youÂ India Positive, a show highlighting inspirational stories of the everyday Indian who is doing his bit to bring about a positive change. In this weekâs episode, meet Delhi engineer Aakash Sinha, who makes robots and UAVs for the Indian armed forces. Aakash is the first Indian to make a robot car for US Army research project. He also helped make the Packbot, a military robot now widely used in Afghanistan and Iraq. Currently, as founder of Omnipresent Robot Technologies, Aakash mentors and encourages talented Indians to excel in robotic studies.
CNN-IBN will highlight Aakashâs inspirational story on India Positive, this Saturday, 26 May 2012Â @ 10:30 PM and Sunday 27 May 2012 @ 6.30pm
Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN-Lokmat, said, âItâs our constant effort to spread the goodness of Indians who enrich the lives of others and the society at large. Through India Positive, we aim to strike a balance in the way we perceive news â as tragedy or as an inspiration.â