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Maths – Science Question – Answer Programme in Gujarat

Gujarat Council on Science & Technology has started a Maths – Science Question Answer Programme for the students of standard 9th & 10th. The programme will be held on 20th August, 2012 Monday at Gandhinagar which will be telecast live during 3 to 4.30 pm on DD – 11 Girnar channel.

Teacher Hiteshbhai Pandya will reply questions about Bahupadi chapter of 9th standard during 3 to 3.45 pm and teacher Vimalbhai Suthar will reply questions about Dvichal – Surekh Samikaran – Yugma of 10th standard during 3.45 to 4.30 pm. The programme will have repeat telecast on 26th August, 2012 during 1 to 2.30 pm on DD – 11 Girnar channel. This programme is aimed to solve the difficulties of students in Mathematics and Science. This will increase the interest of students in this subject which will attract them to pursue career in basic Sciences.

The Programme :

Subject experts deliver a power point presentation of their topic containing answers of the questions asked by students before the date of live telecast from BISAG. It is also possible for students to ask their question to the subject expert during the live telecast via toll free telephone line. Their questions will be answered at that time by the subject experts from studio.

How to Ask the Questions? Where?

Syllabus based Questions for Mathematics and Science for standard 8th to 10th are received by GUJCOST Office through letter, e-mail, fax at following address.

Gujarat Council on Science & Technology ( GUJCOST )
Block – B / 7th Floor, M. S. Building, Sector – 11,
Near : – Pathikashram, Gandhinagar – 382 011,
E-mail :
Fax : 079 – 23256363

To ask Questions during live telecast on every Wednesday during 3 : 00 p.m. to 4 : 30 p.m. dial the following toll free number 18002334455.

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Several Programmes lined up for ‘Year of Chemistry’

The Department of Science and Technology in association with the National Education Society ( NES ) has organised a series of programmes in Shimoga and Davangere districts to mark The International Year of Chemistry.

Society Secretary S.V. Thimmaiah told presspersons here on October 20, 2011 that various events would be held to create awareness on the importance of Chemistry in different walks of life.

He said that the awareness programme would be held for,

  • Degree and postgraduate students at the Government First Grade College in Davangere on October 22, 2011.
  • For science students at S.J.V.P. College in Harihar on October 31, 2011.
  • For pre – university students at National PU College in Shimoga on November 12, 2011.
  • For high schools students at National Residential School in Konandur on November 13, 2011.
  • For general public in Sagar on November 8, 2011.

Lecture from experts on the importance of Chemistry, exhibition of modules and screening of documentaries will be held.

Chemistry kit will be provided for 25 educational institutions in Davangere and Shimoga districts, he added.

National Education Society treasurer Ashwathnarayan, Registrar Ganeshmurthy, and Assistant Registrar Vasudev were present.

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Budding Scientists to showcase Projects

Budding scientists and technologists of Mysore district will exhibit their science projects, taken up under the INSPIRE Project instituted by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, in the city.

The exhibition will be held from 16th May, 2011 to 21st May, 2011 at St. Ann’s High School, N.R. Mohalla.

Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) was conceived by the Government to encourage children studying between Class 6 and Class 10 to pursue their interest in science.

This is expected to build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the science and technology system and expand science talent pool in the country.

As many as 1,541 schools in the district have been identified under the project and a team of two students from each school have qualified for financial assistance of 5,000 to take up any project.

Teams from H.D. Kote, K.R. Nagar, Nanjangud, Mysore north, and T. Narsipur taluk will showcase their projects at the exhibition and 116 projects will qualify for the State – level exhibition.

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Inspiring youngsters to take up science research

The Ministry of Science and Technology has designed a new programme called ‘Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)’.

Under this programme, some 1,870 students throughout the district will be selected and encouraged to take up scientific projects in their schools and participate in district, State and National Level Competitions during Science Fairs conducted by the government.

Students from the primary level will be encouraged under this programme and the Central Government has released 93.75 lakhs to East Godavari district under the project.


Under the programme, one student each from classes 6, 7 and 8 and one each from classes 9 and 10 will be selected after getting applications from all over the district.

Every selected student will get ₹ 5,000 as incentive.

The District Education Department has already completed the process of selecting the students from out of 2,750 applications it received.


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