Sci-Connect 2nd phase culminates in Dimapur
Dimapur, July 15 (EMN): Sci-Connect 2nd phase Nagaland, (Nurturing young talents in North East in Science), a program organised by Vigyan Prasar, Ministry of Science & Technology, GOI and Nagaland Science & Technology Council (NASTEC), Department of Science & Technology, Kohima which commenced on July 11, at Hotel Acacia, Dimapur concluded on July 13.
The program was a continuation of Sci-Connect Phase-1 where students of Class 8 & 9 from14 Schools covering five districts of Nagaland sat for the screening examination and 15 students were selected for the second phase.
The inaugural session was chaired by research scientist, Dr. Merino Visa; member secretary, Dr. Zavei Hiese delivered the welcome address while Sachin Narwadiya , Scientist ‘C’, Vigyan Prasar gave a key note address. Gihukali Chishi , programme coordinator gave a brief report on the Sci-Connect Phase-1 held in Nagaland followed by vote of thanks by Ditho Katiry ,Scientist ‘C’ NASTEC.
Resource persons for the technical session were; Kapil Tripathi, Scientist of Vigyan Prasar, Ayan Saha, Sandipan Dhar and Narendra Singh.
On the third day, 15 selected students participated in the quiz competition. Vitono Gugu Haralu was the quiz master of the show.
The competition was recorded by professional team from Delhi to be telecast in Doordashan.
Sheying of Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya, Mokokchung; Peter Maheo of St. Mary’s Cathedral Higher Secondary School, Kohima and Michael of Bethesda Higher Secondary School of team-E emerge as the winner of the competition. The winners will represent the state and take part in the regional quiz competition to be held in Guwahati. The programme concluded with prize distributions and certificates to the participants.