85 Schools participate in KITM Science Fiesta

Students presented socially-relevant science models to tackle common issues.
Nearly 1500 students from 85 schools of Haryana participated in the one-day Science Fiesta organised at the campus of Kurukshetra Institute of Technology and Management (KITM)

Kurukshetra Institute of Technology and Management (KITM) organized a Science festival in its campus on Friday, 21st November 2014.

Nearly 1500 Plus-1 and Plus-2 students from eighty five schools from different parts of Haryana participated in this unique science fair, informed Prof (Dr) P.J. George, Director Principal, KITM.

This is the first of its kind initiative KITM has taken in Haryana to promote interest in science and how it can be used to solve human issues, he informed. 

Mr. Satyapal Aggarwal, Chairman of KITM, consisdered the science fiesta a powerful platform to inculcate scientific temper amongst the children and find solution to country’s problems through science and technology.

Mr. Aggarwal said that there had been overwhelming response from the schools, and we intend to make it into an annual feature so that interest in science, mathematics and technology can further get enhanced at our grassroot levels.

The students participatied in variety of competitions including slogan writing, poster-making, public speaking, and quiz contests, besides presenting a cultural programme. Students displayed various science models and ‘Best Out of Waste’ ideas for effective utilization of the domestic waste material.

Many students used their knowledge of science to create models that could be effectively used by the people for their day to day need, which included Sant Ishar Singh Public School Ladwa’s Manpreet, Tanveer and Parminder’s mobile charger through bicycle. You drive one kilometer on the cycle and the mobile gets full charge, Manpreet informed. 

Hitesh and Rajat, Plus-1 students of Sanjay Gandhi School, Ladwa, devised an air-conditioner in a bucket which costed them around Rs.300 and they intend to sell it to the people in villages.  And so was a cooler in a tin that Abhishek and Adeesh of DAV School Cheeka had created for less than Rs.300, while Nishika and Neelima of KDLP Public School of Lohar Majra who used kitchen waste and cowdung sealed in a bucket to produce biogas. 

The innovations by young minds was deeply appreciated and KITM engineering students further fueled their interest in science by showing various innovative engineering and electronic products, and robots. 

Later in the evening, the Chairman of KITM, Mr. Satyapal Aggarwal congratulated the students for their participation and gave away the prizes to the winners of various competitions.

About KITM

Kurukshetra Institute of Technology and Management (KITM) was established by Shanti Devi Educational Trust in 2007, and is affiliated to Kurukshetra University and approved by AICTE, New Delhi and Government of Haryana. KITM campus is a combination of architectural excellence and beautiful landscaping with all modern amenities spread over 20 acres of lush green and pollution-free area. The Institute runs B.Tech and M.Tech degree programmes in four disciplines of Computer Science, Electrical, Electronic & Communication, and Mechanical Engineering streams, besides BBA and MBA.

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