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Ø GRANT-IN-AID TO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Ø SCIENCE POPULARISATION PROGRAMMES

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Ø GRANT-IN-AID TO RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Haryana State Council for Science & Technology is implementing a plan scheme of carrying out Research & Development activities for the benefit of society through new ideas, materials, machines or processes. The main aim of Research & Development Scheme is to improve the quality of life of the people of the State, to develop new/improve existing technology, to enhance the general capability of scientists and to encourage young scientists for pursuing innovative research ideas which are having direct relevance to the benefit of the State.

A press advertisement is released from time to time inviting scientists/inventors from academic Institutions/Govt. Organizations to submit their project proposals in thrust areas identified by the Council as well as newly emerging frontline areas of Science & Technology including multi-disciplinary fields.

Various Govt. Department, User Organizations may suggest R & D in particular fields or on topics which may be of immediate relevance to them. In such cases, these proposals will be circulated to a sufficient no. of academic/non-academic research institutions who are known to work in that area, and suitable project proposals will be invited from them.

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Ø SCIENCE POPULARISATION PROGRAMMES

SCIENCE POPULARISATION PROGRAMME

The State Council has been implementing Science Popularisation Programmes in the State through voluntary Agencies, educational institutions and district administration to take Science to the people and ensure peoples participation in Science popularisation. These programmes are aimed at developing scientific temper amongst different sections of people. The council in active collaboration with National Council for Science & Technology Communications (NCSTC) and Vigyan Parsar(autonomous organisations of DST/GOI) has initiated a number of programmes for school children, teachers and the general masses.

(a) ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION FOR SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS

Every year the Science Essay Writing Competition for School and college students are organized from July to Feb. The S&T Council conducts Essay Writing competition for school and college students separately every year. The main aim for conducting the said competition is to create the scientific temper among the student community. The various colleges/engineering colleges/DEO’s of the state are requested to send the entries of essays for participation in the competitions. The Council provides attractive prizes to the winners of the competitions. The detail in this regard is as under:


I.    FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS

This competition is organized for the students of 9-12 standard. The all DEOs of the state are asked to conduct the Essay Writing Competition at district level for school students in their respective district.Entries are short listed at the district level. The short listed candidates are interviewed at the district level. Thereafter, the DEO concerned recommends the best 10 entries for participation at the State Level Competition. At the state level, the S&T Council sends these entries to the three experts for evaluation. 39 students (three times the number of prizes) are called for interview to be conducted by the Council .On this basis the result is prepared. The following prizes will be given to the winners:-

AT STATE LEVEL

1.    First prize                  Rs. 5000/- 

2.    Second Prize              Rs. 4000/-

3.    Third Prize                 Rs. 3000/-

4.    Consolation Prize        10 consolation prizes of Rs, 1000/- each

 

II. FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

The college/universities etc. of the state are requested to conduct the Science Essay Writing Competitions at the undergraduate level. At the college level entries are short listed. Then the short listed candidates are interviewed at the college level. Thereafter, the Principal concerned recommends the best three entries for participation at the state level competition. At the state level, the S&T Council sends these entries to the three experts for evaluation. 39 students (three times the number of prizes) are called for interview to be conducted by the S&T Council. On this basis the result is prepared. Prizes given under this competitions are as follows:-

1. First prize: Rs. 8000/-
2. Second Prize Rs. 6000/-
3. Third Prize Rs. 4000/-
4. Consolation Prizes 10 Consolation Prizes of Rs. 3000/- each.

(b) SCIENCE QUIZ CONTESTS
Haryana State Council for Science & Technology (HSCST) organizes State Level Science Quiz Contests as an annual activity.



The objectives of the quiz contests are to create deep sense of curiosity among youth to get to the root of the problem, to change the thinking about science, on being convinced and imparting science education through fun and entertainment. The quiz contests are organized by District Education Officers firstly at district level and then at divisional level by HSCST and finally at   state level. Contests  commence from August and conclude by January month of the next year.

 
(c) CHILDREN SCIENCE CONGRESS

HSCST in collaboration with Haryana Vigyan Manch, an NGO and district administration organizes Children Science Congress simultaneously in all the districts by conducting Science Debate, on  the spot Science Poster and Slogan Competition, Science Rally, Explaining Miracles etc. For organisation of children Congress, the S&T Council has constituted a committee under the Chairmanship of respective ADC and other members of the committee are Representative of HVM, District Education Officer and representative of HSCST.

 

(d) NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY

Proposals for celebrating National Science day are invited from schools, colleges, universities/institution of Haryana State on the theme selected by DST, GOI. After receiving their proposals grant is provided for the purpose. The scheme is a joint collaboration between HSCST and NCSTC.


(e) PUBLICATION OF RESOURCE ATLAS
A resource Atlas has been published by HSCST in collaboration NRDMS Centre. The Atlas contains important information about Haryana in respect of geography, natural resources, wasteland, political map, transportation map and map of the districts showing block boundaries etc. and will serve as a useful document for preparation of plan of various user departments.

Ø WORKSHOP/SEMINAR
HSCST is providing funds for organising workshop, seminar etc. on current and emerging scientific themes to various institutions of the State.

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