Khargone: In order to make school and college students aware about space and space mission, a two-day engineering and science exhibition organised by Indian Space Research Organisation, Ahmedabad (ISRO) began here at Jawahar Lal Institute of Technology, Borawa on Tuesday.
On the opening day of the exhibition, hundreds of students from different schools and colleges visited the place and saw working and non-working models. Students also interacted with the scientists present there and got information about various space projects launched by ISRO recently. ISRO presented models of 20 satellites and displayed their working in space.
Earlier, the exhibition was inaugurated by district collector Ashok Kumar Verma with MLA and college director Sachin Yadav and ISRO scientists HB Pandya, JP Joshi, Bharat Chinauyach and Ravi Kumar Verma. JIT principal Dr Atul Upadhyay and dean Dr Suneel Sugandhi were present on the occasion. Collector Verma addressed the students and said that this exhibition will help students understand the future innovations better. He said that scientists will satiate the curiosity of students in these two days.
The college also felicitated scientist Ravi Kumar Verma with the Best Alumni Award 2017. He was presented with this award by director and MLA Sachin Yadav, collector Verma, principal Upadhyay, Dean Sugandhi. Director Yadav said that it is a matter of pride that ISRO Ahmedabad held an exhibition here. Senior scientist and exhibition in charge HB Pandya said that they are trying to explain the working of satellites to students which will help the interested ones to get a right direction.