Two-day Youth Science Congress concludes with prize distribution

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Mar 2017 11:03:27

Staff Reporter,

Two-day Youth Science Congress concluded on Saturday with prize distribution to the participants. On the occasion, Former Director General Dr Ramprasad and Dr A K Pande, chairman private university regulatory commission were the chief guest of occasion. Out of 206 selected youth scientist across country, 184 presented their research journal during the programme. There were 21 research papers in physical sciences. The event was inaugurated by Revenue, Science and Technology Minister Umashankar Gupta inaugurated at Vigyan Bhavan on Friday.
Two prizes were given in the subject on which 10-20 research papers were presented and three prizes have been given in the subject on which 20-30 research papers were presented. The first, second and third prizes was Rs 25,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 15,000 respectively.

Gupta said, that the expansion of science is necessary for the development and welfare of people. He said that students belonging to districts from where no research papers were presented will be encouraged to present papers. Gupta said, that they should present papers according to the needs of the State. He said that feedback must be taken from the participants of the Science Congress based on which improvements should be proposed. Gupta released the summary of the research paper. MPCOST Director General C K Patil said young scientists are granted scholarship of Rs 10,000 per month for research in any laboratory of the country apart from Travelling Allowance and Rs 5000 grant.