Muscat: Khimji Ramdas Eshraqa’s Stemazone initiative has won the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Youth (MoCSY)’s Youth Proficiency Award which recognises and honours significant initiatives that are innovative and exemplary.

The virtual event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham bin Tarik al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth on the occasion of Oman Youth Day.

Initiated by Eshraqa, the Corporate Social Responsibility Arm of Khimji Ramdas, Stemazone is an exclusive and sustainable educational programme that introduces Omani children to the amazing world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) fields.

Mr. Nailesh Khimji, Director - Eshraqa/Khimji Ramdas, said, “Youth Proficiency Award brings recognition for initiatives that have transformed learning through innovative means. As a private-sector organisation, we are delighted that the award has brought visibility to our effort. This recognition gives us a boost to put in more hard work and dedication. Stemazone is a first-of-its-kind initiative which focuses on factors enhancing student learning outcomes. This is just a beginning for Stemazone, and we have much more to achieve.”

Eshraqa’s partnership with MoCSY through the Children’s Museum and Ministry of Education (MoE) implies a pioneering approach towards a larger cause intended towards inspiring young Omanis to enter STEAM fields from an early age. On behalf of Khimji Ramdas, DAI global company designed and is implementing the stemazone flagship CSR initiative.

Workshops held as part of the Stemazone initiative have been conceived to be active and engaging sessions of creativity for kids. They are designed in an interactive way, with a focus on developing children’s skills and knowledge on coding, electronics, 3D design, IoT, smart cities, and design thinking. The sessions also aim to build confidence, teach public speaking, and imbibe leadership, teamwork, and collaboration skills. The workshops and camps offer an ideal ambiance for students to problem-solve, collaborate, test ideas, and create. The sessions help participants think critically and creatively while fostering their curiosity along the way.

In addition, an online learning platform ( ) enables students to learn, attend innovative online STEAM workshops and access live webinars.

Khimji Ramdas Eshraqa works towards nation-building at the grassroots and aspires to significantly contribute towards the education sector by building infrastructure that will lead to enhancing knowledge, skills, and capabilities.


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