Plasma Outreach Programme
National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NIT-C)
Kozhikode (Kerala)
4-8 Sept, 2023

Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar (Gujarat), in association with National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut, District Institute of Education & Training (DIET), Kozhikode and EduMission Kozhikode, organized "The 4th State : Plasma Exhibition" during 4-8 September, 2023 at NIT Calicut. This program, which is part of IPR’s scientific outreach activity in the state of  Kerala was organized as "CURICON-Plasma Exhibition and Innovation Fest" event for school and college students of the district of Kozhikode, Kerala.  The programme consisted of an exhibition on plasma, its applications, introductory talks on plasma for visiting students as well as a training program for science teachers on plasma and its applications and nuclear fusion.

The event was inagurated by Prof. M. K. Jayaraj, Vice-Chancellor, Calicut University.

For this exhibition, engineering and physics students from NIT-C as well as science teachers from several schools in Kozhikode district were trained by IPR team to explain the exhibits to visiting students in their local language.  

Over 12,000 students and general public visited the exhibition at NIT-Calicut.

Number of
Training Program for teachers

Students trained for exhibition

Total Visitors

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 View of the exhibition of Plasma and its applications at NIT Calicut

Inauguration of the event  
(L-R) Prof. M. K. Jayaraj (V-C, Calicut University); Prof. Prasad Krishna (Director, NIT-C); Dr. A V Ravi Kumar (Head, Outreach, IPR)
Vice-Chancellor, Calicut University Prof. M. K. Jayaraj visiting the plasma exhibition

(L) Introducing plasma to visiting students (R) Students queing up to visit the exhibition

Student volunteers explaining the exhibits to visitors
IPR staff interacting with the students
IPR team with the scientific volunteers from NIT-C and teachers from schools of Kozhikode district

© IPR, 2023