National Science Day observed
IMPHAL, 28th FEB: Department of Science and Technology observed the National Science Day at Manipur Science Centre,Takyel on the theme ‘science and technology for differently abled persons’.
Speaking at the function as chief guest Department of Science and Technology director, Uttamchand Laishram stressed the importance of science and technology and asked the people to apply bookish knowledge on real life and take the advantage of science and technology. He explained that reading books on high end electronic devices like tablets, smart phones and laptops is common and more comfortable to access and use unlike the hard copy. As such people need to develop scientific thinking in order to access the technology, he added.
The director assured to develop a scientific stick for the students of Ideal Blind School, Manipur so that they can easily detect obstacles on their path. Using of ultrasound system and installing a vibration device will enable the visually impaired students to detect objects easily, he explained.
Students of Pari Imom Shindam Shang and Model English Academy took part in the National Science Day observance and were introduced to the wonders created by science and technology.
The function was presided over by Department of Science and Technology, senior scientific officer (A) E Ibocha Singh and attended by senior scientific officer (B) Homila Hongrei as the guest of Honour.