State-level science talent hunt camp held

Mysuru, January 14:- Swamy Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) of the city organised a state=level science student talent hunt camp last week.

The event was organised in association with Vijnana Prasara, Vijnana Bharati and NCERT to identify talented students and increase their talent. 1,17,484 students in India took part in the initiative. District-level examination of the event was held in Karnataka in November 2019. 4,383 students had attended the exam. Students were allowed to write the exam in Kannada and English. 129 students of the state from various districts were selected for the state-level camp. 50% of them were girls.

Former director of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Dr K Kasturi Rangan said that every child can achieve in the field of education if the national education policy is properly followed and education system is developed according to the age group of students. He called upon students to take up research seriously and asked parents to encourage their children.

Chief executive officer of Air Asia, Sunil Bhaskaran said that the camp has opened a new door for the students to enter the field of science and research.

Registrar of Vijnana Prasara Dr Aravinda C Ranade said that the exam will give higher opportunities for students in the coming days.

Founder of SVYM Dr R Balasubrahmanyam, executive officer Praveen Kumar and others were present. 12 students were selected for the national-level camp. (MR\SH).

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