Staff Reporter

Sir C.V.Raman remembered

  • Ravindra Bharathi School conducted a `science expo'
  • Swarna Vidyalaya students prepare impressive exhibits

    TIRUPATI: The 'National Science Day' was celebrated by various science organisations and schools in the Town Inn commemoration of discovery of `Raman Effect' by Sir C.V.Raman on this day in 1928.

    At Regional Science Centre, Dr. V. Rajagopal, former director, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasargod, delivered a special memorial lecture on Sir C.V.Raman.

    Awareness

    Speaking at a programme in Nehru municipal high school, Education Officer (Tirupati Urban), M.Balaji saw a greater need to create awareness among school students on HIV/AIDS.

    Ravindra Bharathi School conducted a `science expo' for children on its Bairagipatteda premises, which was inaugurated by SVU Professor S. Buddhudu. 254 students from nursery to second standard took part.

    Swarna Vidyalaya High School, Padmavathipuram, also conducted a science expo, where its students had prepared impressive exhibits as diverse as Nagarjuna Sagar project, blood circulation, nuclear reactor and volcano.

    Science Year calendar

    ANANTAPUR: The district unit of Jana Vignana Vedika released a special 2007-08 Science Year calendar with the photographs of famous Indian scientists here on Wednesday.

    The calendar contains months from March 2007 to February 2008.

    Speaking after releasing the calendar, JVV leaders R. Chandrasekhara Reddy, M. Geyanand, S. Bhaskar, T. PRakasham, P. Prasoona and others said Government policies should take the results of scientific development to all sections in the society.

    Science movement

    They also favoured science movement to go with other social movements hand in hand.

    They alleged that the Government was neglecting welfare aspects in all sectors and it was high on the health sector.

    Concept schools and private universities would take education further away from the poor, they said.

    Health centres

    The JVV leaders also alleged that in the name of adoption of health centres and hospitals, the Government was surrendering the health sector into the hands of politicians.

    The Government was now selling health services in the name of registration and service charges in Government hospitals.

    Vending outlets

    Besides, the municipalities were being turned into water vending outlets by fixing meters to household tap connections.