Dr. Duarah, who had been the head of the department of Physics at the Gauhati University also lauded the innovative efforts of the school children with their science models on various themes from everyday life and said that they should continue their efforts with hard labour to contribute the world community to make the globe a comfortable living place for the future generation. The former vice chancellor also interacted with the selected students from the various schools who were awarded Rs. 5000/- each under the Inspire award scheme for 2009-10.
In the day long session, five child scientists were selected by the judges for the state level science exhibition likely to be held within this year. The selected shild scientists are Pradumna Baruah of Khagara high school, Dupardipta Das of JNV, Udalguri, Rishi Das of Rowta Station high school, Himashri Choudhury of Orang HS school and Atlanta Das of Arunodoy Akademy, Tangla. Among them, Pradyumna Baruah of Khagara high school, Himashri Choudhury of Ornag HS school and Atalanta Das were selected and awarded on state and national level science exhibitions during the 2009-10 sessions with the same models they presented today and got selected again for the state level. Close sources informed that as per the guidelines of the concerned authority, the models presented by the child scientists must be fresh one every year on such occasions of selections.