Pride of India Exhibition
108th Indian Science Congress at Nagpur University

IPR participated in the "Pride of India" exhibition organized as part of the 108th Indian Science Congress which was held at the Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University during 3-7 January, 2023. IPR participated under the DAE pavilion along with other units of DAE. The IPR stall had working and non working exhibits related to applications of plasma and nuclear fusion. Students from the Government Institute of Forensic Science, Nagpur were selected as technical volunteers for this event and they were trained to explain the IPR exhibits to visitors, espicially in local language.  The exhibition was visited by over a lakh visitors from all walks of life. The DAE Pavilion, under which IPR participated, won the award for the "Most Informative Pavilion".

Fifteen students of the 1st and 2nd year MSc Forensic Science from the Government Institute of Forensic Science, Nagpur, were selected as technical volunteers for IPR stall. They were trained by the IPR team to explain the exhibits to the visitors.  

IPR exhibited over 10 working and static models based on applications of plasma and fusion. Dr Samir Khirwadkar, Head, High Temperature Technologies Division and member of IPR team visited several educational institutions in Nagpur such as Hadas High School, Shivaji Science College, as well as Department of Physics, Nagpur University and interacted with students and faculty regarding R&D being undertaken by IPR in the areas of plasma and fusion.

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The Pride of India exhibition at the 108th Indian Science Congress

Student volunteers explaining the exhibits at the IPR stall
Visitors at the IPR stall

(L) IPR team at the 108th ISC exhibition (R) Student volunteers of the IPR stll with IPR team members
Most Informative Pavilion awarded to the DAE pavilion.

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