at the inauguration of the competition,
Mr. Naidu said, "I have been
to many events in my political life,
but have not seen such an event.
I saw a child who solved 125 problems
within three minutes. I have invited
the organisers to come and visit
me so that such exercises can be
useful for politicians and others
the students, Mr. Naidu said that
each child present at the competition
was a computer unto himself. He
added that with the entire world
looking towards India in the field
of information technology and sciences,
the future was only for India and
of the children. There are seven
lakh children receiving training
in SIP Academy across 1,400 centres
in the world. The Indian
branch took off four years back
and already boasts of 20,000 students.
It has 320 centres in India and
around 36 centres in Andhra Pradesh.