Pãtašala Computer Interest Group (PCIG)

Pãtašala Computer Interest Group (PCIG)


Online Computer Course Registration – Limited Seats

Kotlin Coding Course: We are continuing our computer classes online starting October 2, 2021 (Saturday). This course is for students from 5th grade onward. We will take a maximum of 15 students.  Please register as soon as possible. For registration and payment – PLEASE SEE HERE

About the course: 

What is Kotlin?

Kotlin is a statically typed programming language that runs on the Java Virtual Machine. Kotlin is popularly called “better Java” by the developers and is making waves globally. Recently Google announced that Kotlin is the preferred language for Android app developers. 

Why Kotlin?

Kotlin is not just limited to Android. In fact once the basic concepts of Kotlin is learned, developers can take the same knowledge to build server side applications, Linux applications, windows client applications, Android apps and even IOS.

What is covered in this course?

We will introduce the students to the core Kotlin concepts. After completion of the course students should be able to gain basic programming concepts, understand Kotlin syntax and build basic Kotlin apps 

Will this course be free?

The cost for this course is $35 one time fee.

Please register with the link HERE

Timing: Saturdays 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM 

Duration: 8 weeks.

Please email patasala@nyganeshtemple.org for any questions or suggestions.

Patasala Team

Welcome to Pãtašala Computer Interest Group!

Recognizing that technological advances are current and the future, Ganeša Pãtašala has created this facility for technology users to interconnect and share knowledge of computer science trends. This group will be led by experienced Information Technology professionals from various industries. This group is open to students from grade 4 to seniors in high school. Our teachers will create sub groups and offer short courses based on members’ interest. Use the “Join us” link below in this page to join PCIG.


3:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturdays.


Senior Center (above Saraswati Hall) – 45-52 Bowne Street (across from the Temple) Currently closed for on-site visits

Proposed Courses

We will have several courses over the year. Some of the proposed courses include –

Kotlin Coding Course
Arduino Coding
Scratch Coding
Understanding Computer Operating Systems

If you are interested in a course on another topic, please write to us or contact our Pãtašala Administrators. We will work towards introducing that course.


Please send your questions to: patasala@nyganeshtemple.org.

Happy computing!