GUWAHATI, Sept 8 - The Regional Science Centre, Guwahati, in collaboration with the Directorate of Secondary Education, Assam, organised the State Level Students� Science Seminar on its campus on Friday. The topic of the seminar was, �Industrial Revolution 4.0 - Are We Prepared?�
The objective of the seminar was to inculcate a spirit of scientific inquiry and analytical thinking in the minds of young students. Students studying in classes VIII to X from some districts of Assam took part in the seminar, a release said.
The seminar started in the morning with an aptitude test, following which all the participants presented their views on the topic with some visuals in the form of computer slides and charts/posters.
Amolika Das, a Class VIII student of Army Public School, Narangi, was selected as the best presenter at the competition. She will represent Assam at the National Science Seminar to be held at Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore on October 5.
Tapasnigdha Sen and Diptarup Das, both Class IX students of Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Silchar, bagged the second and third positions respectively.
At the valedictory-cum-prize distribution ceremony, Dr Bibekananda Saikia, Dean of College of Veterinary Science (Assam Agricultural University), Guwahati, was present as the chief guest.