TENTH 5-DAY INSPIRE CAMP COMMENCES AT K.M.V.

205 Students from 17 Schools Participate in Inspire Camp at KMV
INSPIRE CAMPJalandhar September 3 (Jaswinder Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Ranked No.1 in India by India Today Ranking inaugurated the tenth 5-Day Inspire Camp. More than 200 students from 17 different schools across Punjab have sent their topper students to participate in the camp. It is heartening to note that year after year brilliant students from across Punjab gather at one place breaking institutional barriers for intellectual interface and growth. The program is sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. The aim of this inspire program is to motivate young minds toward natural sciences and also to develop creative, innovative & thoughtful scientific thinking. The inaugural session of the INSPIRE Camp started with the lighting of the Lamp. In her Inaugural note, Prof. (Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi, Principal, KMV told the interns that this program is a life changing program and inspire the students to participate in this 5-days program. Additionally, she also discussed the brief history of the KMV with the participants by sharing that KMV is not only an education institution rather it has revolutionary history. Lala Devraj ji took the steps for women education in India & this idea blossomed in KMV. She also added that innovation & creativity are the inherent concepts of KMV and KMV was the first institution to organize INSPIRE Camp in 2011. This program inculcates the scientific vision in the students to achieve new heights in their career. The first mentor of the day was Major General (Retd.) G.G. Dwivedi. He motivated the students to follow their dreams and passion and to perform hard work to achieve their defined objectives. He said life is meant to take challenges and to get success out of it. The second lecture of the day was delivered by Dr G.S. Sodhi, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Forensic Science at Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, Delhi University. He discussed the role of Forensic science in crimes. The third lecture of the day was given by Prof. A.K. Bakshi, Delhi University. He discussed how to learn chemistry and how it can change the future course of life. The last lecture was given by Dr B.S Kaith, Professor, Department of Chemistry, B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar. He discussed the process of food adulteration to the interns. It is worth mentioning that tomorrow also the INSPIRE Program will witness many illuminating presentations by the mentors of national & international acclaim.

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