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JAMMU: A day-long State Level Teachers / Resource Persons Orientation workshop for 25th National Children Science Congress was held here on Saturday.
The programme was organised by National Council for Urban and Rural Development Society (NCURDS) Jammu, in which about 80 teachers/resource persons and district coordinators from various districts of the Jammu Division attended the programme under the focal theme ‘Science Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development’ with special emphasis on accessibility for the persons with disabilities.
The programme was supported and catalysed by NCSTC, Department of Science and Technology, GoI, New Delhi. The function was presided over by Zaffar Ullah Khan, State Coordinator, National Children Science Congress where as Rev. Father Thomas Niravathu, Principal, St Peter’s High School was the Chief Guest.
Dr. Sunil K Wanchoo, Assistant Professor Physics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra was the Guests of Honour. The main resource persons included Dr Ashiq Hussain, Government Degree College, Kishtwar; Sanjeev Gupta, District Coordinator (Pathankot), NCSC-Punjab and Rajinder Kumar (Kendriya Vidyalaya, Nagrota).
After the formal welcome address by Father Thomas Niravathu; State Academic Coordinator, NCSC, Kuldeep Gupta briefed the audience about the programme that National Children Science Congress which is a program of NCSTC Department of Science and Technology GoI which aims at inculcating the scientific temperament among the students and teachers where the child scientists study, analyse and try to find the scientific solution to a local problem.
Towards the end, Sanjeev Gupta from Pathankot gave a briefing on the various sub-themes under the focal theme for 25th National Children Science Congress – 2017.
Dr. Ashiq Hussain, Govt. Degree College, Kishtwar and Zaffar Ullah Khan also spoke on the occasion.
The proceedings of the programme were carried out by Kuldeep Gupta, State Academic Coordinator NCSC whereas vote of thanks was presented by Dr Ashiq Hussain, Chairman Organising Committee.
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