Plasma Exhibition
Sankardev College, Shillong (Meghalaya)
11-15 March, 2024

Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar (Gujarat), in association with Sankardev College, Shillong (Meghalaya), organized an exhibition on Plasma, the fourth state of matter during 11-15 March, 2024. This program is part of IPR’s rural scientific outreach activity in various states of India. This is the second outreach activity of IPR to be held in the state of Meghalaya.  The programme consisted of an exhibition on plasma, its applications as well as introductory talks on plasma for visiting students.  

The event was inaugurated by Dr. Eureka F. P. Lyngdoh, Principal, Sankardev College.

For this exhibition, 50 students of various BSC courses of Sankardev College were trained by IPR team to explain the exhibits to visiting students in their local language. The concluding session on 15-Mar-2024 was graced by the Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Meghalaya and State Vigilance Commissioner, Shri Donald Phillips Wahlang, IAS, who also spent time visiting the exhibits and interacting with the student volunteers.

Over 1500 students and general public visited the exhibition at the Sankardev College. IPR's Outreach event at Shillong was coordinated by Mr. J. Choudhury and Dr. Sylvia Badwar of the Department of Physics, Sankardev College.

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

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Students trained for exhibition


The plasma exhibition at Sankardev College, Shillong
Inaguration of the exhibition by Dr. Eureka F. P. Lyngdoh, Principal, Sankardev College
Student volunteers from Sankardev College, Shillong explaining the plasma exhibits to visitors.
Students experiencing virtual reality at the exhibition
Shri Donald Phillips Wahlang, IAS, visiting the exhibition
Concluding session of the Plasma Exhibition
Student volunteers of Sankardev College with IPR team at the exhibition

© IPR, 2024