|Early Times Report|
Jammu, Dec 1: A two days state level 27th Children's Science Congress (a program of NCSTC, DST, Delhi) was thrown open at Jodhamal Public School, Jammu.
The congress inaugurated by Nandan Kuthiala, Trustee, Jodhamal Public School, Jammu in presence of Dr. Deep Khare, Principal Jodhamal Public School Shefali Sanwal, Vice Principal, Jodhamal Public School, B. D. Sharma, Dy. Chief Education Officer, Samba and Zaffar Ullah Khan, State Coordinator-NCSC, J&K.
In his inaugural address, Nandan Kuthiala, stressed on the importance of science and technology in this modern age and added that such programme can increase the interest of the children to think and act scientifically. He lauded the efforts of Zaffar Ullah Khan, Founder Secretary General, NCURDS, Jammu and State Coordinator NCSC-J&K (Jammu Province) and his team for organizing such a wonderful programme in the interest of students and teacher community.
Dr. Deep Khare in his address said that there is a dire need to take science from traditional classroom to the society in order to apply science and technology for the benefit of society. NCSC in this regard has proved very beneficial as this is the platform which is inculcating a sense of science to the students at the very tender age.
Earlier Kuldeep Gupta, State Academic Coordinator, NCSC-J&K(J) welcome the chief guests, evaluators and other dignitaries along with child scientists and guide teachers coming from the different districts of Jammu & Kashmir.
Dr. Ashaq Hussain, Chairman organizing committee gave brief introduction of the programme of NCSC and tips regarding guidelines/evaluation criteria for presentation of the project in this two days mega event.
A total of 72 selected projects drawn from various schools of the State are being presented by the child scientists in these two days having gathering of about 300 students/guide teachers & coordinator.