Plasma Exhibition
Rabindranath Tagore University, Hojai (Assam)
18-22 March, 2024

Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar (Gujarat), in association with Rabindranath Tagore University (RTU), Hojai (Assam), organized an exhibition on Plasma, the fourth state of matter during 18-22 March, 2024. This program is part of IPR’s rural scientific outreach activity in various states of India. This is the first outreach activity of IPR to be held in rural Assam.  The programme consisted of an exhibition on plasma, its applications as well as introductory talks on plasma for visiting students.  A quiz program was conducted for school students and Tokomak assembly competition was also conducted for the volunteers.

The event was inagurated by Prof. Amalendu Chakrabarty, Vice Chancellor, Rabindranath Tagore University.

For this exhibition, 100 sudents of various BSC courses of RTU were trained by IPR team to explain the exhibits to visiting students in their local language.  

Over 600 students and general public visited the exhibition at RTU. IPR's Outreach event at Hojai was coordinated by Dr. Swathi Baruah and Dr. Laba Kumar Thakuria of the Department of Physics, Rabindranath Tagore University.

Staff and research scholars from CPP-IPR also participated in this event.

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Students trained for exhibition


The plasma exhibition at Rabindranath Tagore University (RTU), Hojai
Inaguration of the event by the Vice Chancellor, Rabindranath Tagore University
The Vice Chancellor, Rabindranath Tagore University visiting the exhibition

Student volunteers of RTU explaining the exhibits to visitors
Quiz program being conducted for school students during the event
Students experiencing virtual reality at the exhibition
Students participating in the Tokomak assembly competition
Student scientific volunteers from Rabindranath Tagore University with IPR Outreach team and VC, RTU

© IPR, 2024