Students must take keen interest to acquire appropriate positions in Space Science, said Dr.K.Mohammad Basheer, Vice Chancellor of Calicut University. He was inaugurating the two day space camp for selected school students at Sargalaya Craft village, Iringal on Friday.
“Lot of developments are taking place in space science across the world. These changes must trigger the curiosity among our children. “-he added.
ULCCS’s UL Foundation is facilitating the program. Around 10 scientists from ISRO and associated institutions have participated in the camp. 10 students across the state who attended the camp were selected based on an aptitude test, conducted earlier. Rameshan Paleri , Chairman ULCCS Ltd presided over the function. P.J.Bhat, Scientist and Deputy Director, ISAC, ISRO was the chief guest and delivered the keynote address.
E.K.Kutty, Former Scientist and Director ISRO delivered the introductory note.
The camp was organized by ULCCS Foundation and Cindrebay Nurture for 100 selected students. The camp included sessions from renowned scientists of ISRO, Quiz competition, Panel Discussions, Sky watching, Water rocket activity etc.
C.K.Rmachandran IAS, Former controller VSSC, ISRO distributed awards to the winners of quiz competition as well as certificates to the participants of the camp,which concluded on 27 January.