Plasma Outreach Programme (Rural)
Rajadhani Institute of Engineering & Technology,
Nagaroor, Thiruvanathapuram (Kerala)
11-15 Sept, 2023

Institute for Plasma Research (IPR), Gandhinagar (Gujarat), in association with the Rajadhani College of Engineering & Technology (RIET), Attingal (Thiruvanathapuram District), organized an exhibition on Plasma, the fourth state of matter during 11-15 September, 2023. This program is part of IPR’s rural scientific outreach activity in the state of  Kerala.  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. M. S. Rajashree, Director of Technical Education, Government of Kerala.

For this exhibition, 56 engineering students from RIET were trained by IPR team to explain the exhibits to visiting students in their local language.  A quiz competition for school students was also organized bi IPR during the event. A training program on plasma, its applications and nuclear fusion was also organized for 38 faculty members of RIET.

Over 3000 students and general public visited the exhibition at Rajadhani College of Engineering & Technology. The event was coordinated by Prof. Parvathy Pratap of RIET.

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Training Programe for teachers

Students trained for exhibition

Total Visitors

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  View of the exhibition of Plasma and its applications at RIET, Thiruvanathapuram

Inaguration of the event by Dr. M. S. Rajashree, Director of Technical Education, Government of Kerala.
Inauguration of the event (L) Principal of RIET Dr. Suresh Babu (R) Dr. A V Ravi Kumar from IPR Outreach

Introducing plasma to visiting students

School students visiting the exhibition

Student volunteers explaining the exhibits to visitors

Training program for teachers in progress
Participants of the training program on plasma science & technology for teachers
IPR team with the scientific volunteers from Rajadhani Institute of Engineering & Technology

© IPR, 2023