Pãtašala Computer Interest Group (PCIG)

Pãtašala Computer Interest Group (PCIG)

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.


Introduction to Python

The Ganeša Pãtašala is continuing computer classes online with ‘Introduction to Python’ – a 15 week virtual course beginning September 30, 2023 (Saturday). This online course is for students from Grade 4 to Grade 12. We will take a maximum of 15 students (on “First Come” basis).

Course: Introduction to Python
Every Saturday: 2:00 to 3:00 PM EST
Course duration: *15 weeks – (starting September 30, 2023 thru January 27, 2024)
Grades: 4 to 12
Course fee: $100.00 per student
Class Size: Max 15 (on a first come basis)

*Ganesa Patasala will be closed and no online classes conducted on the following dates: Deepavali (November 11), Thanksgiving (November 25), Annual Patasala Program (December 9), Christmas (December 23) and New Year’s (December 30).

For questions please email: patasala@nyganeshtemple.org.

$100.00Select options


Online Only
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!