Collector Dr. G.S.Sameeran inaugurated Tomorrow's Scientist Project at Regional Science Centre, jointly organised by Namma Coimbatore and Mango Education, District Science Centre to improve students' intelligence. The event was attended by Municipal Corporation Commissioner MU Pratap, District Science Officer of Regional Science Center IK Lenin Tamilgovan, RAAC Secretary R. Ravindran, Mango Education Founder Obulichandran and many others.
He released the emblem for the Tomorrow's Scientist Project and gave away certificates to 4 volunteers who successfully completed the training. 60 students from Somanur Literacy Mission School and 50 students from Vilangurichi Government Higher Secondary School participated in the event.
Then the students were briefed about the processes of scientific models in the Regional Science Centre. Later, the collector said: A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for the Scientist of Tomorrow Project.Through this programme, students from government and private schools will develop basic knowledge in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) through more than 170 science models at the Regional Science Center.For this purpose, training will be provided by the trainers and volunteers here.
Competitions will be held, prizes be awarded, science trips be conducted for students, every year, a science fair be organized to improve the scientific knowledge of the school students, andctraining be given on the models in the science center with explanations.
There is science in even in the smallest actions in our daily lives. The Science Center serves as a place where various such scientific processes can be observed. In Coimbatore district science and technological facilities are abundant. School students should use this programme to develop their scientific knowledge, he advised.