Thursday, December 22, 2011
25 Assam child scientists to attend national level NCSC in Jaipur
25 child scientists from Assam will attend the 19th National Children's Science Congress to be held in Jaipur National University campus (Rajasthan) from December 27 to 31,2011.The child scientists had been selected at the state level NCSC held at Narayanpur (Lakhimpur)from October 13 to 16 under the supervision of ASTEC (Assam Science Technology & Environment Counsil) Guwahati. The child scientists had been selected on basis of their projects prepared on the focal theme Land Resources: Use for Prosperity,Save for Posterity. According to Dr.Chandra Baruah,State Coordinator NCSC,Assam the child scientists will move to Jaipur via New Delhi by NE Express on December 24.A two days orientation programme has also been arranged in Botany Dept of Cotton College Guwahati on December 22 and 23 before their departure to Jaipur.
The selected child scientists are -Barasha Deka (Udalguri);Aryaprakash Kashyap (Dibrugarh); Matu Sarania (Baksa); Punkha Basumatary (Kokrajhar); Nikita Sengupta (Cachar); Manas Pratim Talukdar (Barpeta);Prastoti Bordoloi (Golaghat); Mampi Saha (Nagaon); Kirat Saikia (Karbi Anglong);Rohan Chandra Das (Nalbari); Sekhar Pratim Gogoi (Jorhat); Kandarpa Neog (Sibsagar); Arfa Yeasmin Mazar Bhuina (Hailakandi);Chandana Deka and Kamal Lochan Hazarika (Darrang) Alivia Kakoti and Dhrubajyoti Kakoti (Lakhimpur);Surajita Sarma and Udipta Bhuan (Sonitpur);Gaurab Saikia,Prathana Phukan and Ranuj Dutta (Dhemaji); Devam Kakoti,Jahnabi Dihingia and Ranabir Chakravorty (Tinsukia). The child scientists will include 11 girls and 14 boys. Dr. Chandra Baruah, State Coordinator, (NCSC) ASTEC will be the in charge of the state child scientists team who will be back in the city on January 2,2012.