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Hirdesh Kumar inaugurates 9th SLEPC exhibition at Jammu

Students of Govt, private schools display 136 science models

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Jammu , 09 Jan 2020

Commissioner/Secretary to Government, School Education, Hirdesh Kumar Singh, today inaugurated 9th State/UT Level Exhibition and Project Competition (SLEPC) held under INSPIRE Award-MANAK Scheme 2019-20 sponsored by Department of Science and Technology Government of India.The Exhibition was organized by Directorate of School Education Jammu and State Institute Of Education, Jammu, here at Govt Girls High School Gandhi Nagar.Around 136 innovative science models prepared by students of both government and private schools of Jammu Division were displayed at the exhibition.Director School Education, Jammu Anuradha Gupta and State Project Director, Samagra Shiksha, Jammu, Dr. Arun Kumar Manhas were the Guests of Honour on the occasion.Apart from students and teachers, Chief Education Officers and Principals of DIETs of Jammu Division were also present.In his inaugural address, the Commissioner/Secretary applauded the participants and their innovative ideas, which can be further put into practical shape for benefit of the society.The Director School Education Jammu also commended the young minds for braving the harsh weather conditions to participate in the event.A jury comprising experts in the field of Physics, Chemistry and Bio Sciences drawn from Jammu University along with representatives of Department of Science and Technology New Delhi adjudicated the models displayed in the exhibition. Best 10% of the exhibits were selected and recommended for National Level Exhibition and Project Competition, to be held at New Delhi.Later, at the valedictory function, the prizes were given away to National Level Exhibits by the Joint Director (Trgs)/Principal SIE, Jammu, JK Sudan.

 

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