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Science Fest 2019

Pushpa Gujral Science City (PGSC) in collaboration with National Council of Science Museums, Kolkata celebrated Science Fest-2019 on November 23, 2019 to provide a platform to the school students to display their innovative creations as well as an opportunity to the students to showcase their talent and vision. It is intended to encourage love for Science among the youth through enquiry-based learning and to convert their imaginative ideas into real life models/ projects. About 550 students from 80 different schools of Punjab participated in the event. About 200 innovative projects were displayed on this occasion.

Sh. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional  University was the Chief Guest on this occasion. In his address to the students, Sh. Mittal appreciated the initiatives of Science City, Kapurthala in promoting creativity and innovation. He said that creativity is a function of knowledge, curiosity, imagination, and evaluation that leads to innovation. Further, he added that the essence of innovation lies in creating maximum value with minimal investment using scarce resources.

Dr, Neelima Jerath, Director General PGSC, Kapurthala emphasised the importance of the Innovation Hub in inculcating creativity and innovativeness in the young minds and appealed the students to avail the facility of this hub to develop their problem solving skills. Further she added that only innovative ideas can lead to new products, technologies, opportunities and ensure sustainable growth

Cash Prizes ranging from Rs. 1000 to Rs. 5000 were awarded to the winners and participation certificates were awarded to all participants.

Winners

Sr.         No.

Name of Student

Project Title

Name of School

Position

1

Ishwar

Water Rocket

DIPS Maqsudan, Jalandhar

1st

2

Devanshi

Whispers of Cosmos

DAV Public School, Ludhiana

2nd

3

 Harshdeep Singh

Hyperloop

Manav Sehyog School, Jalandhar

3rd

4

Sahib Singh

Cycle cum Grass cutter

Eklavya School Jalandhar

Consolation

5

Balraj Sharma

Floor Cleaning Machine

Sarv Hitkari Vidya Mandir School, Dhuri

Consolation

6

Gautam

Solar Water Purifier

D.C. Model International School, Ferozpur

Consolation

7

Rahul

Voice control Home automation

Government Sr. Sec. School, Kartarpur, Jalandhar

Consolation