Pushpa Gurjal Science City celebrated Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by organizing Student Innovation Congress at its premises. Around 100 school students of class 7th to 12th from across Punjab and Harryana participated in the program and displayed their innovative projects. The theme of the event was Sustainable Livelihood, Climate Change, Energy and Sustainable Cities & Communities. The main objective of the event was to infuse a spirit of discovery in school children, promote hands-on exploration and investigative learning and unearth innovative ideas that can change the world around us.
Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Rajesh Grover, Director Science City said that the organising such events helps students in extracting their hidden talent and moulds their minds towards innovations. He emphasized upon the importance of Science, Technology and Innovation in addressing the problems of the society. Further, he highlighted the role of innovations in improving the environmental sustainability and economic growth of the country
Dr. Mahesh Kumar Sah, Assistant Professor, NIT Jalandhar evaluated the model on this occasion.
Results of the competition : In a Student Innovation Congress First prize has been achieved by Mr. Himat Singh from Govt. Smart Sen. Sec. School Chheharta Amritsar and second prize went to Ram Rattan and Arman From Swami Viveka Nanad School Harryana and third prize bagged to Jashan Deep Kaur and Amandeep Kaur Govt. Sen. Sec. School Jabbowal Amritsar.