Ujjain: Nat’l Science Day celebrated in schools, colleges; students exhibit exceptional ideas

Ujjain: Schools organised science fair on National Science day, celebrated every year to mark the discovery of Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery CV Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.

Kendriya Vidyalaya organised a science fair in which students presented scientific ideas to solve small and big problems. Students of Class 10, Akshat Nigam, Tarun Bhardwaj, Virat, Trivedi, Nainesh Unhelkar, Nitin Patidar, Prasanna Pitle, Ayushi Garde and Khushi Mishra demonstrated scientific experiments like lighting lamp without matchstick, using chemical reactions for preparing cold drinks and juices, using scientific methods to catch people red handed taking bribe and many more.

Principal AB Pandey addressed the students on the occasion and illuminated them on how the advancements in science and technology could help a nation achieve big goals and success. He also asserted that students should develop scientific and logical outlook to seek solutions to problems. Physics teacher Lovenish Sood threw light on Raman Effect. Ramvilas Kushwaha also enlightened students on the significance of science. Students of primary classes staged a skit on importance of trees in our life. Ayushi Garde and Sanjana conducted the programme and Ramvilas Kushwaha proposed the vote of thanks.

School of Studies in Zoology and Biotechnology, Vikram University organised a one-day symposium on the day. Coordinator of MP Council of Science and Technology (MPCOST) HS Rathod said Manu Goraha, Lata Bhattacharya and students and research scholars of BSc, BPharma and MSc courses took part in seminars and presented posters in the symposium. MS Parihar proposed the vote of thanks.

Likewise, Helios College also organised a function to celebrate the day on the college campus. Students participated in various programmes like poem recital on science, computer and the relation between environment and commerce.

Assistant professor Kapil Tare, director RK Singh, principal RS Soni addressed the students and enlightened them on great scientists and various scientific inventions of the world and India. Assistant professor Priya Mehta conducted the function and Rakesh Sharma proposed the vote of thanks.

Minerva Academy also celebrated Science Day on the campus with students holding a seminar on environment conservation. Director Awadhesh Mathur and students Bhawna Yadav, Avani Chaurasia, Minerva Mathur, Alina Khan, Paras Singh, Ayush Sharma and others planted Neem, Tulsi and Amla saplings on the premises of the academy and pledged to minimise the use of electronic appliances. Yash Soni conducted the event and Parmanand Mathur proposed the vote of thanks.

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