School/College Visit at Regional Centers

ALLAHABAD R.C.

Three day Science week celebration with the theme "Reaching the unreached through science and technology" were carried out at KSKGRL during 26th - 28th February 2018. In order to create awareness about the scientific research carried at the RC, power point presentation featuring space weather, sun and earth connection, Geomagnetism: its measurement and instrumentation experiments, Airglow studies using ULF/VLF waves, Lighting/TLE studies, Inosonde-Scintillation, GPS base tectonic research, Paleomagnetic and Petrological studies and also IIG’s participation in Antarctica Expedition was delivered on each day by Patil S. K., Rajesh Singh, C. K.Rao and many others. Over 20 posters were displayed and explained to visitors. Over 300 schools and college students were welcomed during this celebration. 50 especially abled children also participated. To generate curiosity among the young students, elocution and open science quiz were organized. Prizes and gifts were distributed to the winners.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

09-11-2017

University of Horticultural Science, Bagalkot

30

3

28.02.2018

Different schools/colleges

100

5

 

SHILLONG R.C.

The visitors were explained the basics of geomagnetism and seismology through posters and presentations. They were also explained the working and principle of different instruments operating in the campus. Discussion and questionnaire sessions were also arranged. The following scientists: Nitin Sharma, Nawa Hazarika, Shantanu Pandey, Sujit Pradhan and M. B. Nongklaw delivered talks on basics of seismology, geomagnetism and observatory instrumentation.

Date of visit

Name of college/school

No of students

No of teachers

21.10.2017

Department of Environmental Studies, NEHU, Shillong

45

2

25.11.2017

Department of Chemistry, Shillong College, Shillong

25

2

02.12.2017

Directorate of Mineral Resources, Shillong

 

15 (Delegates)

07.12.2017

Directorate of Physics, St. Mary’s College

40

5

20.02.2018

Army Public School, San Shnong Higher Secondary School, St. Gabriel Higher Secondary School, and San Mer Secondary School.

60

5