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May

VIGYAN PRASAR SCI-CONNECT SCREENING OF FILMS 2018

 

Under the Young Talent Programme of Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, the Sci-Connect Competition will be held for students of North East India in September 2018. As part of the first stage of this competition Screening of Science related Films was done at Livingstone Foundation Hr. Sec. School for students from Grades VIII & IX on 3rd & 4th May 2018 from 11:45 PM to 1:30 PM at the Chapel Hall. Around 5 films were screened for the students on the occasion.

“Sci-Connect” Connecting Science with Young Talents with science: is a program initiated by Vigyan Prasar especially for children in the North-Eastern States of India, i.e., Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Manipur, Sikkim, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

The main objective of the program is to sensitize young children in upper primary to secondary levels about science in daily life. This is to help them practice the method of science from their childhood. The programme will also help children in remote areas to showcase their talents and innovative ideas. Vigyan Prasar will provide a set of films to each school through the respective State Science and Technology Council. The participating schools will register themselves with the State Science and Technology Council for getting the resource materials (films). There are 33 films each of 24-27 minutes duration in English on such subject areas as Biology, Physics, Maths, General Science and Chemistry.

Vigyan Prasar(VP) is an autonomous organization under the Department of Science and Technology established in 1989. The objectives of VP are to take up large-scale science popularization tasks/activities and serve as a resource-cum-facility centre for S&T communication. Science on Television (SOT) thrust of Vigyan Prasar is involved in promoting science and technology content through television. Programmes are telecast through Doordarshan, DD-regional Kendras, Loksabha TV and Rajyasabha TV. Vigyan Prasar also covers Indian achievements in science and technology through its popular weekly science news programme Science Monitor/ Gyan Vigyan and telecast through Rajyasabha TV since last five years.