Telangana State Council of Science & Technology (TSCOST) organized the State Level Training Workshop for Resource Teachers on “National Children’s Science Congress (NCSC)” in Aranya Bhavan in Hyderabad here today as part of the 27th Edition of NCSC 2019.
Organised on behalf of the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, the NCSC program involved School Going and Dropout Students in the age group of 10–17 years to inculcate Scientific Temper and to orient the students towards research activities through “Learning by Doing Scientific Projects”.
Superintendent of Police, CID Parimala Hana Nutan who inaugurated the programme strongly advocated for the development of scientific temper and scientific awareness on several aspects of Health, Hygiene and Green Cover among students and various cross-sections of society in the country, so that India continues to be a Clean, Green and Healthy Nation.
Additional Secretary to Govt., EFS&T Dept., Govt. of Telangana Smt. G. Krishnaveni stressed on the need for increasing the reach, orientation and mentoring activities related to NCSC projects so that the students would be motivated towards undertaking research activities from the beginning of their academic careers.
Member Secretary, TSCOST Prof. Ravi Kumar Puli while presiding over the function informed that the Govt. of India declared “Science, Technology & Innovation for a Clean, Green & Healthy Nation” as a focal theme of 27th NCSC 2019. He also advised the NCSC District Coordinators and District Academic Coordinators of the state to guide the teachers, students and the school dropouts to prepare innovative projects based on the focal theme so that the students would imbibe scientific attitude from their childhood.
Associate Professor, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Warangal Dr D. Kashinath imparted the necessary guidance to District Level NCSC Coordinators and Academic Coordinators on various facets of preparation of NCSC projects with specific reference to the focal theme.
The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests M. Prithvi Raju urged all the NCSC functionaries to work for the noble cause of scientific temperament for the progress of the Nation. Later he presented certificates to all the participants.