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Senior scientist, ISRO, inaugurates two-day exhibition

basic understanding:Ingersal, senior scientist, ISRO, listening to a student explaining an exhibit at Shanmuganathan College of Engineering near Pudukottai on Friday.
basic understanding:Ingersal, senior scientist, ISRO, listening to a student explaining an exhibit at Shanmuganathan College of Engineering near Pudukottai on Friday.

Scientists, technologists and researchers should interact with students and work hard towards enhancing their innovation in science and technology, said Ingersal, senior scientist, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

At the inauguration of the two-day science exhibition organised by Shanmuganathan Engineering College in coordination with Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, and ISRO on the college premises on Friday, Mr. Ingersal said that a large number of students exhibited flair towards learning and understanding science.

M. Jayachandran, Deputy Director of CECRI, said that the CECRI had also exhibited models. He appreciated the efforts of the college in conducting the science exhibition to motivate the students of high and higher secondary schools in the region.

R.M. Muthiah, principal of the college, said that the exhibits from 62 schools in Madurai, Theni, Thanjavur, Pudukottai Sivaganga and Ramnad districts were displayed at the exhibition.

The students were divided into two categories - seniors (Plus one and Two) and juniors (standards IX and X). The college students had also displayed 360 models on various topics.

Louie Franago, organiser, and P. Ashok Kumar, coordinator of the college, spoke on the objective of the exhibition.

The winners would be selected on Saturday, and the winning teams would be taken on an exposure visit to ISRO in course of time.

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