Report and Pix by Ranjan Kumar Amritnidhi Freelance Journalist and Photographer
December 22,2010 was a historical day in the history of Patna University due to the organizing of a daylong First Annual Open Inter College Science Exhibition in the campus of Bihar National College,Patna University,Patna.There were total 250 budding young scientists of different colleges of Bihar.The judgment of top three
participants in each five groups were indeed a hard task for the judges.The main purpose of the exhibition was to ignite the hidden talent of science among students.This exhibition was open for all and had no entry fee.The young scientists presented their models through beautiful posters and charts.
“The craze for science education is decreasing among young students in the country especially in the Bimaru North Indian states like Bihar and Rajasthan.Such science exhibions should be organized to create interest among young students for scientific discoveries and inventions.Common men should also be made aware of the benefits of the science and technology in their daily life.
Promote scientific temper among students for the development of our state.Good participation and response of young scientists in this exhibition shows that Bihar is rising in the reign of CM Nitish Kumar.”said Patna University vice–chancellor Shyam Lal during his inaugural address on the occasion of a daylong science exhibition which was organized by BN College,Patna University,
Patna. This exhibition was organized in the Common Room of B N College,Patna.It was inaugurated by the VC of Patna University Shyam Lal by lighting a remote controlled ghee lamp.This lamp was designed by the students and teachers of the Department of Physics,
“In our state majority of the people are not interested in science studies that is one the major causes of the minimum number of Bihari scientific and technological personalities in our country.
This science exhibition has been oganized to promote mass scientific awareness in our society.We will celebrate our college’s
annual day as an Open Science Exhibition every year.”said BN College principal Raj Kishore Prasad in his presidential address.
Prize winner budding scientists of the exhibition were Neha,
Shivanad Giri,Nishant Kumar and Tal Kumar(life sciences),Rahul Kumar,Subhash Kumar,Mritunjay Kumar,Abhishek,Rakesh Ranjan Jha and Amit Anand (earth sciences)Subhawan Kumar,Prabhat Kumar,and Nikhil Kumar (environmental sciences),Ujjwal Kumar (mathematics and computer sciences),Faizan Ahmad(chemical sciences)and Raj Kishore, Sanjana Sinha,Dipti Sinha,Rup Shri and Vivek Kumar(physical sciences. Urviza Vaishnavi,a class VII student of Model School,
Daltonganj(Jharkhand) bagged a special prize for her model on polythene management.
“My model shows that how the large DNA is packed in the tiny nucleus and the various steps of packing of DNA which is mystery for modern scientists…” said Botany Hons. student of Patna Science College to the viewers.
Some of the most memorable models,posters and works of the participants included multi- warhead missile system(Raj Kishore Singh,DAV College,Siwan),Loss of Biodiversity(Sadaf Fatima and Heba Ashraf (Patna Science College),Supercoiling of DNA upto chromosomal level model(Shivanad Giri and Sharbhushan Kumar Priya,Patna Science College),Ecofriendly City (students of BN College),LAP Chamber(Priyanka Kumari and Ranbala Kumari,BN College,
Recombinant DNA Technology(Alok Kumar,Nidhi Roy and Pritam Raj,BN College),Universal Gate(Rakesh Raushan and Ajit Kumar Singh),
Agro land Conservation by Biocides (Satyam Kumar,Inter Rajkiya Balak Uchcha Vidyalaya,Shastri Nagar,Patna),DNA fingerprinting (Vishal Kumar,BN College,HIV model(Neha Kumari and her team,BN College,Data base of BN College(Sarita Kumari, BN College),KBP Quiz Game(Hemant Kumar,BN College)and Ciber Geographical data(Surya Pratap and Pawan Kumar,BN College).