Science in schools -VC PutturAbout the activity

Vijnana Bharati is more expressively popular as Swadeshi Science Movement where “Swadeshi” connotes the Bharatiya World View on Science where from a single framework, all the three knowledge systems viz. natural sciences, social sciences, and spiritual sciences, have been developed integrally, holistically and all-inclusively right from the Vedic times.

  • As a vibrant movement for the development of Swadeshi Sciences
  • As a dynamic Science Movement with a Swadeshi Spirit, interlinking traditional and modern sciences on the one hand, and natural and spiritual sciences on the other hand (Gyana+Vigyana)
  • As a Swadeshi Movement with modern sciences adapted to national needs.
  • To spread the awareness of the unique contributions of ancient Bharat in the development of modern science
  • To motivate young Students/scientists towards greater creativity and originality
  • Inculcate a sense of scientific temperament and thirst for knowledge and research amongst young Indians

Volunteering opportunities

  • Conduct Sunday Contact programs with students of your locality and create awareness sessions on Bharatiya heritage and its contributions
  • School Science Clubs-sky watching, nature, science activity camps, root and shoot project, experiments with solid waste and many more
  • Help with our website-Ask an expert/Volunteer as an expert
  • Conduct science activities in school and college levels-Science seminars, poster competitions, Science essays, Science Quiz contest Etc.
  • Contribute for publications
  • On field expeditions-Village visit, Astronomy center visit etc
  • Career counselling workshops in field of science
  • Research in thrust areas of science and technology communication;
  • Development of scripts, films, video and radio programmes, books, slide sets, etc., on selected areas of science and technology;
  • Training (short term) for school teachers and activists of science & technology based voluntary organisations in science communication;
  • Fun learning and Vedic Mathematics
  • Children’s Science Congress – This is an opportunity for brilliant young scientists (between 10 and 17 years of age) to:
    • work in teams under a guide on an identified theme
    • select a problem from the neighbourhood
    • develop a hypothesis and conduct field research
    • Prepare report and analysis
    • present findings before peer group.

Skills

  • Graduates or Post Graduates in Science
  • Dynamic person in the field of science or interested in promoting science and technology
  • Must have a keen interest in
    – Project management
    – Science and Technology
    – Recent Trends
  • Preferably a good speaker
  • Make Presentations for Academicians,Institutions etc
  • Even students from various backgrounds are preferred in the program
  • Feel a sense of pride of our heritage and wants to contribute to bring back Bharat’s glory

Awards

  • “Jawaharlal Nehru Prize” for Science popularization from Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh
  • “National Awards for outstanding efforts in Science & Technology” from Hon. Union Minister for Science & Technology – Govt. of India, Dr.Kapil Sibal

Contact
Ajith Nair
3rd Floor,VNS Bldg, Areke Main Road,Bangalore-76
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 84314 15445

Chandrasekhar
107/1, Margosa Road, Malleswaram, Bangalore – 560 003
Email: [email protected]