Honorable Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan inaugurated the Science and Technology Exhibition, by ISRO and DAE, at SRM-AP University, Andhra Pradesh on 03 November 2022.
“Society’s expectations of science and technology are increasing. Thus, the scientific community has a responsibility to live up to expectations,” the Honorable Governor of Andhra Pradesh told the intellectual assembly.
Honorable Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Biswabhusan Harichandan inaugurated the Science and Technology Exhibition, by ISRO and DAE, at SRM-AP University, Andhra Pradesh on 03 November 2022. The exhibition, organized as a prelude to the 88th Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy Sciences, will be open until November 06 on campus.
“We know that science and technology are the established currency of the geopolitical world. Any country that has made strides in prosperity has invariably depended on science and technology,” remarked Sri Biswabhusan Harichandan addressing science and technology enthusiasts across the country. He reiterated Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision for the nation – “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan”. He added that “a developed nation is a nation that has the capacity for wealth, literacy, high quality of life and national security. This is your country, be proud of it, go for it and our great ambition of Athmanirbhar will come true through all of us”, to the audience of school children who came from different parts of the state to witness the exhibition.
Addressing the gathering, Prof. Umesh Waghmare, President of the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), emphasized that the important mandate of the IASc is to champion the cause of progress and connect with society at through science and technology. “I’m really excited to associate with students through the exhibits and get-togethers held at SRM AP,” he added.
Prof Manoj K Arora, Vice Chancellor of SRM University- PA, delivered the welcome address and highlighted the university’s accomplishments over the past five years. Pro-Chancellor, Dr. P Sathyanarayanan highlighted the impact of campus social responsibility on the progress of the country. “It is our proud privilege to host the 88th Annual Meeting of the IASc on our university campus,” he added. Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. D Narayana Rao highlighted the achievements of Indians trained in India Athmanirbhar. He hailed the proactive application of science and technology and the insatiable pursuit of research and development in areas of national priority such as world-class communications and remote sensing satellites.
Dr. Pola Bhaskar IAS, Commissioner of College Education; Registrar SRM AP and many other dignitaries from the Indian Academy of Sciences and state and central government were present at the inaugural ceremony.
About 1,000 students from different schools in the state participated in the first day of the science and technology exhibition. The exhibition aims to be an attractive and invigorating platform for students from various regions. There are demonstration models of rocket power, space research and nuclear technology, interactive videos on the evolution of technology at ISRO and DAE, and meetings with scientists and technologists renamed. Participants can converse with leading scientists and researchers about their groundbreaking research. In addition to pioneering research models, the exhibition presents a brief overview of the various career opportunities at ISRO and DAE. The exhibition will last for the next four days and will be open to participants free of charge.
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