Jamshedpur : Innovative ideas came to the fore at the 44th Jawaharlal Nehru National Science Exhibition for Children organised at the Sakchi High School.
The district level science exhibition cum competition was inaugurated by Amit Kumar, deputy commissioner, East Singhbhum. About 165 science models from 136 government and private schools from across the district were showcased.
More than 500 schools from classes IX and X participated in the day long exhibition to display innovation in science.
Students presented topics like environment, community health, industrial development, transport, food production and mathematics to come up with science models.
R.K.P. Singh, the district education officer (DEO), East Singhbhum said that the government tries its level best to organise exhibitions and competitions where students can display their creativity and also learn new things from each other. Students from the district have been participating regularly in the national level science competitions and that is very encouraging for us too,” said.
The best selected students will participate in the state level representing their district and then at the national level competition. The national-level exhibition will be organised jointly by the National?Council of Educational?Research and Training (NCERT)?.
The theme for this year’s exhibition is ‘Science, Technology and Mathematics for Nation Building’ with sub-themes being health, industry, transport and communication, innovations in renewable resources for sustainable environment, innovations in food production and food security, and mathematical solutions in everyday life.
As part of the selection process, exhibitions were held at the district-level in every state. The best exhibits were selected for the state-level competitions. The states then forward their selected entries to the NCERT?for consideration for the national exhibition.