Bengaluru: The students of JaiGopal Garodia Rashtrotthana Vidyalaya, Kalyana Nagar were honoured with ‘Inspire Awards – MANAK’ for innovative ideas in science and technology. The award is given by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India with an aim of motivating the young minds in the field of science and technology. Chi. Aditya Kumar, Chi. Bhama Patel, Chi. Preetham and Chi. Hemeshwaran of JGRV received a cash prize of ten thousand rupees for their exceptional creativity. The school also felicitated the young achievers on the eve of National Science Day.
Science Fest at JGRV:
Science fest was organised at the school on account of the National Science Day from 24th to 28th of February. The week-long fest encompassed lectures, exhibitions, workshops, live demonstrations.
The Students of class 6, spoke about adopting the ‘3 R’s viz., Reduce, Reuse and Recycle which are vital to maintain ecological balance. Students of class 7, demonstrated experiments on “Air exerts pressure” and “Neutralisation”. A skit was enacted based on Vikram Sarabhai and Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, who initiated space research and nuclear power in India.
The students from lower primary classes sang a melodious song on heavenly bodies and demonstrated experiments on the topics ‘Air occupies space’, ‘Water is shapeless’, and ‘Optical illusion’. A skit was enacted on the ‘Varieties of food’, a song on the importance of healthy teeth was also presented by the children.
The science fest had an interesting activity of making science diagrams through the medium of rangoli. The human brain, simple electric motor, digestive system, biogas plant, cross section of the flower etc. were depicted in colourful rangoli. The showstopper was the black and white portrait of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam.
The fest concluded on National Science Day (28th February). Smt. Ashwini mataji, Head of academics of JGRV and Pradhanacharya Smt. Gayatri mataji were present on the occasion.
Closing Ceremony of the ‘Nayakathwa Sweekara’:
The Closing ceremony of the ‘Nayakathwa Sweekara’ for the academic year 2021-22 was also held during the occasion of National Science day.
Smt. Ashwini mataji addressed the students and motivated them to be the leaders of tomorrow and guided them to inculcate the qualities of a good leader.