Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya Jalandhar is organizing its 6th INSPIRE Internship Science Camp from December 16 to 20. “Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)” program is one of the innovative programs by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India for the attraction of talent to science. The basic objective of the INSPIRE program is to communicate to the young students of the country the excitements and creativeness of science so that they can be motivated by the study of science at an early stage. This will help to build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system in the country. This camp is fully sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Every year eminent scientists from the top research and academic institutes from India and abroad interact with about 50,000 top 1% performers in class 10th Board who are pursuing science at +1 level. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen told that this year camp is organized keeping in view the students of rural background in order to increase their interest in science. We have added many new attractions in the camp this year.
In the sixth edition of our INSPIRE camp, more than 200 students from about 15 schools from various districts of Punjab including Jalandhar, Amritsar, Batala (Gurdaspur), Patiala etc. will be attending this camp. The five day schedule of the Camp comprises lectures, interactive sessions, video lectures, hands- on practical sessions and workshops by the experts from various disciplines including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. A science quiz competition and an Innovative idea writing Competition will be also conducted and the winners will be awarded. The Chief Guest of inauguration ceremony will be ADC (D) Sh. Kulwant Singh & Guest of Honor will be Justice (Retd.) N.K. Sud, Vice President DAVCMC. The eminent scientists from various academic institutes from India including Dr. I.S Dua, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Prof. Arvind IISER, Mohali, Dr. Umesh Kumar Sharma, DST, New Delhi, Dr. Yashveer Singh IIT Ropar, Dr. Rita Sharma JNU, New Delhi, Dr. Pulak Sen Gupta, Jadavpur University, Dr. Sanjay Puri, JNU, New Delhi, Dr. Arun Pal Singh, Delhi University, Dr. D. Sunder, IIT Delhi, Dr. Atul Khanna, GNDU Amritsar, and Mr. Jaswinder Singh (National Awardee) Patiala will be acting as resource persons and Dr. P.K. Pati, Head Biotech Deptt. GNDU, Amritsar will be the keynote speaker. The main attractions of this camp will be playing with Protein Structures using computers, Night Sky Watch, Journey through the Human Genome & Workshop on Experimental Physics.