Chandigarh – Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that there’s a dedicated effort to reinforce schooling in science and expertise within the state of Haryana. The Haryana authorities will set up a Science City on 50 acres in both Faridabad or Gurugram district to advertise new scientific analysis and improvements. The seek for appropriate land is presently underway. The Chief Minister addressed because the Chief Guest throughout the closing ceremony of the ninth India International Science Festival held at THSTI Biotech Institute, Faridabad on Saturday.
He mentioned that right this moment Haryana has bought the chance to host this ninth Science Festival. Congratulating on the profitable group of the occasion, he highlighted the participation of scholars, lecturers, researchers, scientists, entrepreneurs, educators, startups, and worldwide representatives within the Science Festival. He recommended all individuals for his or her contributions. He said that the Science Festival showcases India’s achievements within the fields of science and expertise, fostering data alternate and dialogue between varied stakeholders engaged in the identical discipline. Referring to Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi’s dedication to science, he mentioned that the mantra of “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan, and Jai Anusandhan” units a brand new course for India to progress. The India International Science Festival is the nation’s largest science competition, with the theme “Science and Technology Public Outreach in Amrit Kaal.” The Chief Minister emphasised the significance of science and expertise in reaching Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient of constructing India a wonderful, affluent, highly effective, self-reliant, and developed nation by the yr 2047. He acknowledged the dear contributions of Indian scientists all through historical past, from historic occasions to modern-day stalwarts like Homi Jehangir Bhabha, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, and others.
He expressed pleasure in India’s achievements, such because the profitable improvement of two COVID-19 vaccines and their distribution to different nations. He highlighted India’s progress in area exploration, together with the profitable touchdown of Chandrayaan-3 on the southern pole of the moon and the institution of the Aditya L-1 mission for photo voltaic research.
The Chief Minister recommended the visionary Vikram Sarabhai, Chairman of the Indian National Committee for Space Research, for conceptualizing using satellite tv for pc expertise for communication and climate forecasting. He additionally talked about the initiation of the Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) in India. He inspired the youth to have interaction in analysis and innovation, stating that in right this moment’s new India, alternatives are opening up within the fields of analysis and innovation in science, expertise, and entrepreneurship.
Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal additional highlighted the importance of the Science Festival in selling creativity in science, expertise, and innovation for India’s progress, fostering a platform for interplay amongst all stakeholders. The competition included workshops, symposiums, science competitions, expertise reveals, exhibitions, and extra, spanning 17 topics over three days. India has been a pioneer within the fields of science and expertise since historic occasions, and the Chief Minister expressed optimism concerning the ongoing wave of startup programmes in science in up to date India.
Establishment of Science Clubs in Every District
To promote science schooling, the institution of science golf equipment is underway in 10 authorities senior secondary colleges in every district. These science golf equipment will play an important function in fostering scientific pondering and consciousness amongst younger college students.
Exposure visits are organized to reinforce the curiosity of meritorious college students in science. During these visits, college students are taken to numerous science centres and science cities throughout the nation to acquaint them with scientific analysis. Exceptional scientists within the state are honored with Haryana Vigyan Ratna and Yuva Vigyan Ratna Awards. Last yr, within the ceremony organized on National Science Day, 11 scientists had been honoured for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021. The quantity of the ‘Haryana Vigyan Ratna’ award has been elevated from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh.
He additional said that as a way to promote science schooling among the many college students of the state, the Department of Science and Technology additionally offers scholarships to college students learning science topics from class XI to (Ph.D) stage. Scholarships are given Rs. 1500 monthly for eleventh and twelfth class, Rs. 4, 000 monthly for B.Sc college students, Rs. 6, 000 monthly for M.Sc college students and Rs. 18, 000 to Rs. 21, 000 monthly for Ph.D college students. Six separate authorities universities have been established within the state for science and expertise schooling and analysis. Additionally, different universities additionally present schooling in science. The Vishwakarma Skill University has been established within the village Dudhola in Palwal district. The India International Science Festival is an outreach occasion for individuals who can profit from science, expertise, and innovation.
On this event, the Minister of Higher Education, Sh. Mool Chand Sharma, addressed the gathering. Several dignitaries, together with MLA, Smt. Seema Trikha and MLA, Sh. Narender Gupta from Faridabad, moreover quite a few students and college students, attended this system.