Jamshedpur, Feb. 26: Jharkhand State Chapter of NASI (National Academy of Sciences, India) in collaboration with CSIR-NML will be celebrating National Science Day during Feb 27-28, 2017 at NML auditorium.
The celebrations will be inaugurated on Feb 27th in the auditorium, Prof. U. C. Srivastava, General Secretary, The National Academy of Sciences, India and former Head of the Department, Department of Zoology, Allahabad University will be the Chief Guest of the function.
He will also deliver National Science Day lecture entitled “Healthy Living”. Jharkhand Chapter of NASI will also felicitate the two teachers, Ms. Sahana, PGT, Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalya, Telco and Ms. K. Jaishree, School Coordinator, Jusco School, South Park, selected for the Best Science Teachers Award (Jamshedpur Region) – 2017.
Both the teachers will receive a cash prize of Rs. ten thousand, a memento and citation respectively. Selection for the award has been made by evaluation based recommendation of a three member committee to the chairman of the chapter. For the first time Best Science Teacher Award for Jamshedpur region has been instituted by the chapter in this year. It is a plan that from 2018 onwards the award will be given on state basis.
Recognizing the untiring efforts, made by Dr N. G. Goswami, Chief Scientist and Advisor Management CSIR-NML and also the advisor of NASI Chapter, for popularizing science among the students and teachers, most importantly among the village students from under privileged section of the society and coordinating Vigyan Diwali programme of the chapter in the remote villages of East Singhbhum, the chapter has decided to felicitate Dr Goswami on this day.
February 28th , the National Science Day, will be an Open Day at CSIR-NML for school students. It has been confirmed that about 300 village students will be visiting CSIR NML under the leadership of District Education Officer.
Students will be visiting different facilities available at NML and interact with scientists who will try to motivate and excite them for taking up science as the subject of their interest.