Large number of students attend ISC

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Visakhapatnam, Jan 5: The science exhibition conducted as part of the 95th Indian Science Congress (ISC) by the Andhra University has witnesssed large number of students participating from various parts of the country.

More than 200 child delegates, escorted by their teachers, participated in the programme which was catalyzed and supported by Rashtriya Vigyan, National Council for Science and Technology Communication.

The achievements and contributions made by science and techonology in the society were showcased. 'Indian Space Odyssey' by displaying the models of Insat-3A, Cartosat-1, Kalpana and few other satellite models by the Department of space Research Organisation was a unique attraction.

The expo explained the space technologies' potentials in the socio economic development of the country. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) showcased its activities in improving the quality of life, especially in rural areas.

Village Resource Centres (VRC) focused on imparting supplementary teaching to rural children and also on land and water resources management, tele-fishery, E-Governance services, Indian Satelite Launch Vehicles exhibition and some of the satellite models.

More than 20 stalls had exhibited Navy's Nuclear Submarine model with its general layout and the demonstration of torpedoes, fired from Indian Naval Submarine, destroying the enemy ships attracted the crowd.


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