Children’s Science Congress from 13th January

A children’s science congress – Shastra 2011 – jointly organised by Rotary Club of Cochin Lords and Kerala Science and Technology Society (India), will begin at Campion School, Edappally, on 13th January 2011.

The program aims at motivating students of high school and higher secondary classes to venture into science research and present their findings in scientific conferences, the organisers said.

It will also create a platform for budding young scientists to meet each other together, discuss among themselves and to interact with eminent scientists. Over 100 research papers have been received for presentation, said A. Ramachandran, chairman of the event.

S. Anandanarayanan, Director of Naval Physical Oceanographic Laboratory, Kochi, will inaugurate the program at 9.30 a.m.

K. Babu, M.L.A, will be the guest of honour. Venugopal C. Govind, chartered accountant, will release the book of abstracts. Mr. Ramachandran will preside.

There will be oral and poster presentations at the congress. Young scientists will also display their scientific models at the program.

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