A nationwide week-long programme of competitions and lectures for school and college students, ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate’, will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday.
Three universities were selected for the programme
Rani Durgavati University Vice-Chancellor Kapil Deo Mishra informed on Saturday that three institutions in Madhya Pradesh have been selected to organise the programme by the Union Ministry of Science and Technology.
Event to be held in Bhopal
The vice-chancellor said further, “The MP Council of Science and Technology (MPCST) will hold the event in Bhopal, Rani Durgavati University in Jabalpur and the SGSITS College in Indore.”
“Students from government and private institutions can take part, for which they have to register on the government website,” added the VC further.
What is the goal of ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate’?
MPCST Senior Principal Scientist Dr PK Digghara further informed reporters that ‘Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate’ or ‘science is revered all over’ has the goal of attracting students towards scientific knowledge of articles of daily use and propagating scientific theories.
He said further, “Each day of the programme is based on different themes. On February 23, it will be annals of the history of Indian science, February 24 will be milestones of modern Indian science and technology, February 25 swadeshi paramparik inventions and innovations, February 26 science literature festival, while February 27 will have science and technology for next 25 years.” The valedictory function will be on February 28,” he added.
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