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ERD Foundation, Guwahati & NIT, Silchar organizes Mega Science &
In this present scenario of
technology, ERDF has taken initiatives to promote innovation and
entrepreneurship development amongst the rural students of
greater Barak Valley by organizing a mega Science & Innovation
Fair at Central Public School, Badarpur on the 12th of February,
ERD Foundation, Guwahati has been organizing such programs every
year in its two Central Public School in the district of
Karimganj. Seeing these initiatives, this year National
Institute of Technology, Silchar has come forward and jointly
organized the Science & Innovation Fair in Badarpur.
The objective of the program was to provide a platform to the
students to exhibit their project & innovative ideas, to explain
the need for self employment, to provide knowledge to identify
business opportunities in the region and to inculcate a culture
of innovation driven entrepreneurship among the students.
The Science & Innovation Fair included events like exhibition of
Science Projects, Poster making competition, Sit & Draw
Competition on “Swach Bharat Mission”, Patriotic Song
Competition etc. A workshop on “Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Development” was also organized for School & College students.
The winners of the Best Science Model, Best Poster, Best
Innovative Idea and Best drawing were awarded with attractive
prizes. The Science & Innovation Fair saw a overwhelming
participation of 5000 students
The Fair was graced by Prof. N. V. Deshpande, Director of NIT,
Silchar, Dr. P. G. Rao, Vice-Chancellor, USTM and other eminent
academicians of the region.