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JIGYASA program

News:Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) has been collaborating with several scientists and research scholars in implementing the JIGYASA program.

Facts:

About JIGYASA program:

  • Jigyasa is a student-scientist connect programme launched by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) in collaboration with Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan(KVS).
  • The programme aims to connect school students and scientists as well as to extend the student’s classroom learning to a very well-planned research laboratory based learning.
  • The programme has been inspired by Prime Minister’s vision of a new India and “Scientific Social Responsibility(SSR)” of the scientific community and institutions.
  • The Programme is expected to connect 1151 Kendriya Vidyalayas with 38 National Laboratories of CSIR targeting 100,000 students and nearly 1000 teachers annually.
  • The programme is also expected to inculcate the culture of inquisitiveness and scientific temper on the minds of children and school teachers.

Additional information:

About CSIR:

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) is an autonomous research and development body established by the Government of India in 1942.
  • It covers a wide spectrum of science and technology –from radio, oceanography, geophysics, chemicals, drugs, genomics, biotechnology and nanotechnology among others.
  • It provides significant technological intervention in many areas with regard to societal efforts which include environment, health, drinking water, food, housing, energy, farm and non-farm sectors.

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