Scientific Outreach Activity : Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Plasma Gyaan 2022

Under the auspices of "Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav", IPR organized a scientific outreach programme entitled "Plasma Gyaan" at the Birla Institute of Technology (Mesra), Jaipur campus during 22-26 August, 2022. This programme was part of the DAE AKAM Iconic Week which was celebrated from 22-28 August, 2022 by the Department of Atomic Energy.

The programme was inaugurated by Mrs. Mugda Sinha, IAS, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of Rajasthan. During her address, she stressed the need to take science outreach to the rural areas of the state and extensively use interactive resource materials to engage the students more effectively.

As part of this programme an exhibition on plasma and its applications and nuclear fusion was set up at BIT Jaipur and students and teachers from several schools in Jaipur as well as students from BIT campus also visited the exhibition. An introduction-cum-training programme on plasma and its applications for science teachers was also orgainsed on 26th August, wherein 10 teachers were trained.

Over 1000 students and teachers from 16 schools and colleges in Jaipur participated in this event. As part of the programme, around 30 students of engineering from BIT as well as +2 science students from a local school were trained to explain the plasma exhibits to the visitors.

The valedictory function was presided over by Sri Ashutosh Vajpei (IAS), Joint Secretary, (Economic Affairs Department), Govt. of Rajasthan.

No of participants
16 Schools
9-12 Standard
Teacher's Training
Science teachers
BIT Jaipur and other colleges

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Images of the event
Inaguration of the exhibition by Mrs. Mugda Sinha, Secretary, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt of Rajasthan
Inaguration of the event
Mrs. Mugda Sinha addressing the gathering and visiting the exhibition
Mrs. Mugda Sinha visiting the exhibition

Students explaining the exhibits to the visitors

Visiting students reading the comic book on plasma

Introducing plasma to students

Concluding Session of the event
Sri Ashutosh Vajpei addressing the gathering
(L-R) Dr. Anand Srivastava (M) Dr. Peeyush Tiwari (Director, BIT Jaipur Campus) (R) Dr. Ravi Kumar addressing the gathering during the concluding session

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