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    Harshita from RS Public School Wins Award for Writing on Science

    Published on March 13, 2020

    New Delhi: When it comes to writing a blog on science, many children struggle to narrate their thoughts and the subtle ways in which they want to communicate. To that end, Harshita, a standard 8th student of RS Public School, has earned praise for her writing, receiving first prize from the organisers of Blog writing competition on Vigyan Samagam.

    The Blog writing competition on the topic ‘Objectives of Vigyan Samagam’, saw participation of over 300 students who were enlightened on the ongoing Mega Science exhibition at the National Science Centre in New Delhi. Post the elucidation, the students were asked to write a blog on the topic which saw numerous students excitedly penning down their versions, where Harshita excelled with her innovative thoughts as she scribbled away thoughtfully.

    Sourav and Manish, both from class 7th claimed second and third prizes respectively.

    Vigyan Samagam is a one of its kind and first ever Mega Science exhibition in India is organised by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Mumbai together with Department of Science & Technology (DST), New Delhi.

    A panel of judges reviewed the overall concept behind each and every poster created by the students. They expressed their satisfaction and views on how children should get more exposure on scientific education.

    Principal Ms Poonam was proud to see such eagerness among her students as she said that such competition will generate further interest among the students towards scientific discoveries and planetary science and inspire them to explore career options in future.

    Concluding the event, both the teachers and students were distributed educational material about Vigyan Samagam by the organizers.

    Vigyan Samagam is organizing various activities at different schools in Delhi to promote science. In particular, the idea behind this exhibition is to demonstrate the technical ability and scientific acumen of Indian Scientists in global mega science projects like CERN, FAIR, INO, ITER, LIGO, MACE, SKA and TMT.

    Vigyan Samagam is currently open for public till March 20 at the National Science Centre, Delhi. The exhibition will remain open on all days from 10:00 AM till 06:00 PM including holidays. For additional details, science lovers are requested to visit the website www.vigyansamagam.in and its social media handles. They can also download and installed the specially created App Vigyan Samagam for further inputs.

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