The annual Regional Science Exhibition conducted by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan was held at Kendriya Vidyalaya (I), Air Force Station, East Tambaram, on November 2 and 3. This is part of the annual Jawaharlal Nehru National Science Exhibition held at national-level.
The Chennai regional-level science exhibition at the school also coincided with the National Year of Mathematics. N.R. Murali, Deputy Commissioner of KVS Chennai region, presented the presidential address and chief guest Srinivasa Rao, Director, Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute of Mathematics Talent, Chennai, focussed on life and contributions of renownedmathematician Ramanujan. Air Commodore S. Prabhakaran, Air Officer Commanding in Chief, AFS Tambaram, and Chairman of both KV (I) and KV (II) were present. Assistant Commissioner R.V.S.S. Subramaniam welcomed the gathering and principal KV1, AFS, Tambaram, proposed a vote of thanks.
Students of KV1 and KV2 Tambaram presented a cultural programme. During the two-day programme, there were lecture sessions on mathematics and physics, a documentary on Ramanujan, by Geetha Srinivasa Rao, Seshan and Natarajan. As part of the celebrations, quiz, essay writing, and exhibits on mathematics were made for students of Kendriya Vidyalayas of Chennai region along with science and environment exhibition under six themes of industry, natural resources and their conservation, transport and communication, information and education technology, community health and environment and mathematical modelling. The selected models, both in maths and science exhibitions, will be displayed in national-level exhibition.
Balasubramanian, Director of Institute of Mathematics, Chennai, was the chief guest and gave away the prizes to the winners at the valediction. E. Ananthan, Principal KV (I), was also present.