02 July, 2016

Students Need To Adopt Indigenous Scientific Temperament For India’s Glory

The youth of the country especially school going students need to think positively for the betterment of humanity by indulging themselves into scientific research that will enhance the stature of the India globally. This was the call given by Sri. Uma Maheshwar Rao, retd IAS, to students while speaking as chief guest at a workshop mutually organized by Indian Ministry of Culture and Sri Vidyabarathi Sanskrithi Shiksha Samsthan.

The workshop named as ‘The development of Scientific Temperament’, was held at Sri Saraswathi Shishumandhir School, Saidabad, and it was attended by more than 250 students representing from various schools in Hyderabad. 

Speaking on this occasion, the retired IAS officer said for the thousands of years, our ancestors researched almost every minor and major issues relating to social and individuals with a great understanding  and documented their findings into different sciences like medical, education, agricultural, astronomical, mathematical, metallurgy and many more.  Unfortunately, during the last 800 years rule of invaders and importantly while British’s tenure, every Indian science was ignored and sidelined without even acknowledging its existence.

Uma Maheshwar Rao added that since independence to till date, our people are proudly re-looking into inherited rich scientific research treasure and with the help of it, reaching new heights in today’s modern world.  Currently, our scientists acclaimed globally for their research findings and achievements in space, mathematical, computer, chemistry, physics, medicine and in various fields. Most importantly, the defence sector developments include indigenous fighter jets like Tajas, launching several and global satellites and nuclear weapons. 

In this day-long workshop eminent scientists working in various fields addressed the students and inspired them with their valuable lectures.

In the first technical session, Sri M. Manickavasagam, Project Director-Program Agni, ASL, lectured on “Achievements of Defence in India” and it was followed by “Earth’s Evolution & Its Role Sustainability of Life” topic given by Dr. Nagesh Davaluri, Chief Scientist, NGRI.

The speakers of the second session were chief scientists from CCMB.  The “Domestic Animal Diversity and its Conservation” topic was delivered by Dr. Satish Kumar and “Science Path From Syam Prasad Mukarjee To Swayam Prakasham” was lectured by Dr A. Veerabhadra Rao.

The workshop was attended Sri. Nadumpalli Ayush, CEO Adroitec Solutions, Sri. Vidwan Reddy, Secretary Sri Saraswathi Vidyapeetham, Telangana, P. Srinivas, Organising secretary of Sri Saraswathi Vidyapeetham and several teachers from various schools in the city.

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