YUVIKA ISRO 2022: Jharkhand student among 150 junior scientists
150 junior scientists have been selected from across the country for a two-week-long programme organised by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
YUVIKA ISRO 2022
YUVIKA ISRO 2022: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under its residential programme, YUVIKA-2022 will be imparting basic knowledge about space, conducting activities and more. The programme will run for two weeks from May 16 to May 28. The schedule will include talks, experience-sharing by eminent scientists, experimental demonstration, facility and lab visits, exclusive sessions for discussions with experts, practical and feedback sessions.
Jharkhand student among 150 junior scientists
150 junior scientists have been selected from across the country for a two-week-long programme organised by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). According to PTI, a Class 10 student hailing from a rural area in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district.
Rishika Agarwal (15), a student of CBSE-affiliated O P Jindal School in Patratu among the 150 young scientists selected for the programme through a national test, said, "This would be my best summer vacation ever. It would help me realise my dream of becoming a space scientist." Her school principal Sweta Malani said it was a proud moment for the institution.
Under the Yuva Vigyanik Karyakram (Young Scientists' Programme 2022), the students will be imparted basic knowledge about space science, technology and applications during the programme from May 16-28 to make them aware of emerging trends in science and technology. They would visit laboratories, attend talks by eminent scientists, and witness experimental demonstrations at various ISRO centres, including Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
ISRO has selected the participants on the basis of a few parameters, such as marks obtained in the Class 8 examination, and participation in science fairs (school/district/state and above level) organised by the school/district/ state/Central government authority in the last three years. The programme is planned to be held at five ISRO centres -- Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram; U R Rao Satellite Centre (URSC), Bengaluru; Space Application Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad; National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad and North-East Space Application Centre (NE-SAC), Shillong.