JAMMU, Dec 2: The State Level Project Presentation of 27th National Children Science Congress 2019, which was being organized by National Council for Urban and Rural Development Society (NCURDS) Jammu in Jodhamal Public School concluded today with the selection of eight projects for National level NCSC scheduled to be held at Trivandrum Kerala from December 27 to 31, 2019. The program is being supported and catalyzed by NCSTC and Department of Science and Technology (DST) Govt of India, New Delhi.
In the program, 52 schools of different districts of Jammu Division, presented their Science based projects, out of these eight best projects were selected who will be representing Jammu Division at National level NCSC.
The valedictory function was presided over by Dr Vikas Sharma, Professor and Head Division of Soil Science & Agriculture SKUAST Jammu whereas Nandan Kuthalia Trustee Jodhamal Public School, Dr Deep Khare Principal JPS were the guests of honour.
In his presidential address, Dr. Vikas Sharma added that modern age is an age of science and technology and at this juncture of time there is dire need to inculcate scientific temperament among the students and teachers and National Children Science Congress is one such program which is doing a tremendous job in this regard.
Mr Kuthalia in his address lauded the efforts of ZU Khan and team NCURDS for their efforts in taking science beyond the class room thereby assisting the students in experiencing science practically.
Zaffar Ullah Khan, Founder Secretary NCURDS presented vote of thanks.
The selected child scientists who will be participating at National Level include Insha Ashiq of Himalayan Educational Club, Kishtwar, Savvy of Galaxy Science club – SOS Hermann Gmenier, School, Jammu, Ihita Gupta of BSF Sr Secondary School, Jammu, Pragya Sharma of DAV. Collegiate School, Kathua, Srishti Manva of Jodhamal Public School, Jammu, Shivohum Pandita of Air Force School, Jammu, Sonia Sharma of Govt Hr Secondary School, Chak Rakwal, Udhampur and Mohammad Anzar Qazi of Govt. Model Hr Secondary School, Udhampur.