Nagpur News: The five-day science awareness camp that was organised at Shivaji Science College under aegis of Department of Science and Technology (DST) concluded here on Friday.
Around 300 students of Nagpur and Amravati division participated in the camp. The students got a chance to explore the various avenues of basic sciences.
This creative enterprise helped students to know different and offbeat career choices in science they can pursue. The first speaker of the day was Dr. Rashmi Batra. Her speech was all inclusive which covered practically everything from Ayurveda to Astronomy, mathematics and mettalurgy.
She told the students that our country is a treasure trove of natural resources. She informed that these natural resources need to be used in a meticulous manner so that on the strength of it, our country can become a super power in the future. Notable physicist from Motilal Nehru national institute of technology Allahabad, S N Pandey presented his views on the pre-requisites of research. His focus was on the quality research. Dr. Gole addressed the students on the hallmarks of a good research. Vice-president of Shivaji Education Society, Amravati, S B Thakre was the chairman on this occasion. Former Vice-Chancellor of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University (RTMNU), Dr. S N Pathan was the chief guest and renowned mathematician, Dr. T M Karade was the guest of honor on this occasion.
The prizes and medals were given to participating junior colleges in which Mohota Science College, Nagpur stood first. Dinanath Junior College bagged second prize while S K Porwal College, Kamathi secured third position in the quiz competition. Convener of the programme, Dr. A M Band introduced the chief guest. D K Patne conducted the programme and S G Bedi proposed the vote of thanks. Principal of Shivaji science college, Dr. Devendra Burghate, convener, A M Band, supervisor, C N Potdar, Jeevan Madhugiri, S G bedi, D K Patne and all junior colleges teachers worked hard to make this camp a grand success. Around 300 students of Nagpur and Amravati division participated in the camp. The students got a chance to explore the various avenues of basic sciences.