Friday, December 1, 2023

NASI organises workshop on Science Communication

Jamshedpur : The Jharkhand Chapter of the National Academy of Sciences ( NASI) India organised one day workshop on Art of Scientific Paper Writing and Science Communication at NML as a part of the programme on Women Empowerment in Science and Technology.

More than 145 women participants across Jharkhand State attended the workshop. The organisation represented were from BIT, Mesra, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi University, Nirmala College Ranchi, Kolhan University, Institute of Forest Productivity of Ranchi, ICFRE, Divyayan Krishi Vigyan Kendra Ranchi, BA College of Engineering, M.G. College, Tata College, Jamshedpur Women�s College, Co-operative College, Graduate College, CSIR-NML, Ranjendra Vidyalaya, KMPM College and many more. Dr.Biman Basu, former CSIR Director Grade Scientist spoke on the thrill of doing science. He made the presentation very motivating for young researchers. He cited the works and also through light on the factors that made great scientist like Einstein, C.V. Raman, Watson and Crick. The presentation was very thought provoking.

Dr. K. Satyanarayana, currently Director-rank Scientist and the Co-ordinator of the Department of Health Research, Govt. of India spoke on the Art of Scientific Paper writing. He elaborated on different aspect of paper writing including ethics and related issues.

There was an inaugural function chaired by Prof. Krishna Mishra. While giving welcome address Dr. BD Pandey talked on different activities of NASI, Allahabad.

Arvind Sinha, secretary Jamshedpur Chapter of NASI said, we feel that a sustainable inclusive growth may be initiated and promoted by taking science and technology at the door step of common people.

It may be achieved by not only showing them attractive inventions and facilities of science and technology available in the state, but create a spark in their minds that it is Science and Technology, which is their best friend to solve their day to day problems ranging from clean drinking water, sanitation, health, employment and entrepreneurship.

With this mission we have initiated Jharkhand State Chapter and we have found our road map in our major project �Vigyan Diwali in Jharkhand� (will elaborate on 25th), we have also realized that faster growth requires parallel process…that�s why on one hand where we are focussing on the generation in the age group of 12-16 years under Vigyan Diwali, we are looking forward to empower contemporary science researchers and potential researchers of the state by providing them the best possible skill development opportunities and keep them motivating through providing them a platform to interact the achievers in their field. Drawing parallel with Gandhian Philosophy.

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