Inaugural Ceremony of INSPIRE Internship Science Camp SRM University Delhi-NCR, Sonepat

Date: December 14, 2015

Inaugural Ceremony of INSPIRE Internship Science Camp SRM University Delhi-NCR, SonepatDepartment of Science & Technology, Govt. of India sponsored five-day INSPIRE Internship Science Camp was inaugurated by Honourable Minister for Education & Languages, Technical Education, Tourism, Civil Aviation, Parliamentary Affairs, Archaeology & Museums and Hospitality, Govt. of Haryana, Shri Ram Bilas Sharma in SRM University Delhi-NCR, Sonepat (Haryana) at 10:00 AM on 14th December, 2015.? This is the first such programme organized in this region.

More than 150 school toppers of 10th board, who are pursuing 11th standard with science subjects from five districts (Panipat, Sonepat, Jind, Jhajjar & Rohtak) of Haryana along with twenty teachers are participating in this 5 days INSPIRE Internship Science Camp (14-18 December, 2015).

In his welcome address, Dr. D.K. Pandey, Director Innovation (IEEEP) said that this programme has been conceptualized by the Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India in 2007, which is being organized throughout the country.? He said this science camp gives an opportunity to the young generation to experience the thrill of invention, innovation and discovery.? Honourable Minister, Shri Ram Bilas Sharma stressed the urgent need amongst the young generation to think something new and find out solutions of the problems of the community. He stressed the need to find out the innovative ways to proceed further and exhorted all children to have creative mind.? Furthermore, he wanted all students to think out of box but necessity is to provide them suitable platform & opportunities to achieve the goal & assured the audience to fulfill the desire by his government.

He also highly appreciated the commendable service of founder Honourable Chancellor of SRM University, Dr. T.R. Paari Vendhar, who had established several campuses of higher learning.? SRM University Delhi- NCR is focused on research and other areas, relevant to inclusive growth of the state was appreciated.? He blessed the INSPIRE Internship Science Camp participants to become a great example for the society. He desired the teachers and the Department of Education of his Ministry to be good learners along with good teaching. He informed the audience that the people of Indian origin have brought prosperity to other developed nations and with the present dynamic leadership of Shri Narendra Modi and his visionary policies and plans will be implemented not only in Haryana but also to the whole country towards development.

Inaugural Ceremony of INSPIRE Internship Science Camp SRM University Delhi-NCR, SonepatDr. T.R. Paari Vendhar, Founder Chancellor of the SRM University stressed the need of spirit of enquiry among the young children and assured the creamy layer of the students to make use all infrastructure facilities in this university in order to fulfill their mission of the students of Haryana.

Prof. S. Rajarajan, Vice Chancellor of SRM University while presiding the function welcomed the student community and assured them that this university will not leave any stone unturned in providing the facilities in all university labs for experimenting by these young minds.? Let them have different innovative ideas to find out the solutions of the problems.

Dr. Umesh Sharma, Senior Scientist, DST, Govt. of India appreciated the efforts of the university for conducting this programme in SRM University Delhi-NCR and assured the audience to provide them all help in inculcating these scientific temper among them in the coming years too and provide such opportunities in other campuses of SRM Universities also.

The function was attended by many senior functionaries of the University, Haryana Govt. and peoples representatives.