“JIGYASA” - Student-Scientist Connect Programme Launched (Download PDF)


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Jigyasa, a student- scientist connect programme was launched in which Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), joined hands with Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to promote scientific temperament in the students.

Image shows the Model of Engagement

Image Shows the Model of Engagement

Image shows the Model of Engagement

  • Signing of MoU between CSIR & KVS to extend student’s classroom learning with that of a very well planned research laboratory based learning.
  • Enable students and teachers to practically live the theoretical concepts taught in science by visiting CSIR laboratories and by participating in mini-science projects.
  • Connect 1151 Kendriya Vidyalayas with 38 National Laboratories of CSIR targeting 100, 000 students and nearly 1000 teachers annually
  • Major initiative taken up by CSIR at national level, during its Platinum Jubilee Celebration Year.

Based on “Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR) ” of scientific community and institutions. CSIR to also talent hunt among the visiting students for furthering the cause of scientific development.

Social Role of CSIR

  • CSIR contributing for several decades for socio-economic development.
  • Developed and deployed knowledge focused at Technology and Innovation.
  • Playing a key role in human resource development, in particular training of the young researchers through Ph. D. programmes in diverse fields.

Model of Engagement

  • Student Residential Programmes;
  • Scientists as Teachers and Teachers as Scientists;
  • Lab specific activities/Onsite Experiments;
  • Visits of Scientists to Schools/Outreach Programmes;
  • Science and Maths Clubs;
  • Popular Lecture Series/demonstration programme at Schools;
  • Student Apprenticeship Programmes;
  • Science Exhibitions;
  • Projects of National Children’s Science Congress;
  • Teacher Workshops; and
  • Tinkering Laboratories.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 1, 2017


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