Q. Ministry of Science & Technology has launched India’s first Virtual Science Lab for children under which of the following schemes?

[A] SEED Programme

[B] Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

[C] Jigyasa programme

[D] None

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: About CSIR Jigyasa Programme:

  • The Union Minister of Science & Technology has launched India’s first Virtual Science Lab for children under CSIR Jigyasa programme.
  • The aim is to provide quality research exposure and innovative pedagogy for school students to drive their scientific curiosity based on an online interactive medium.
  • Virtual Lab will provide virtual tour of CSIR laboratories, interaction with scientists to clear doubts, Access content in regional languages; Project based support; Simulation Experiments; Science based webinars; Student Entrepreneurship etc

Source: EPIC November 2021