In the last few years robotics activities in India has moved well beyond the traditional areas of industrial applications and entered newer domains of education, rehabilitation, entertainment, and even into our homes. Indian robotics researchers have similarly grown from a handful to over a hundred engaged in research labs, education, industry, etc.

Many of us feel that it is about time to form an academic society to further augment our robotics activities and for better interaction among ourselves. With this objective, our students got together to form a Robotics society.