GUWAHATI, Jan 29 - SCERT, Assam is organising the 29th State-level science, mathematics and environment exhibition at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra, Panjabari from today in collaboration with NCERT, New Delhi.
The exhibition is part of the government�s endeavour to build up a scientific temperament and a culture of scientific exploration among school children of the State. Altogether 160 school children from different districts of Assam are exhibiting 80 scientific models on innovations for sustainable development.
In his inaugural speech Preetom Saikia, Commissioner and Secretary, Elementary Education Department highlighted the utility of science exhibition for creating future scientists required for development of the country�s economy and quality of life and living.
Dr Nirada Devi, Director, SCERT, Assam, in her welcome address expressed hope that the exhibition would be able to motivate children to involve themselves in scientific exploration.
Renowned scientists and educationists Prof Dinesh Kumar, Head, Department of Science and Technology, NCERT; Dr Abani Bhagabati of Gauhati University; Dr Arup Kumar Mishra, Director, ASTEC and DD Ozha, former head of Chemical Laboratory, GWD, Jodhpur addressed the gathering. The exhibition will end on January 31.