|Visit of Students and Teachers from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Vikaspuri , New Delhi||
Visit of Students and Teachers from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Vikaspuri , New Delhi
Date: 18th Nov. 2019
Time: 2:30 to 4:00 pm
Venue: CSIR-NISTADS Conference Room.
|Jigyasa -Student-Scientist Connect Programme on August 27, 2019||
CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi organized an orientation programme on “Air Pollution” for students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on 27th August, 2019, under the “Jigyasa”-Student-Scientist Connect Programme. Dr. Ranjana Aggarwal, Director CSIR-NISTADS welcomed the students, teachers and encouraged the students to pursue practical approaches in Air Pollution control in their daily life. Dr. M. Rais, Senior Principal Scientist and Nodal Officer of Jigyasa programme at CSIR-NISTADS, outlined the structure and purpose of the programme.
In addition, on the spot Quiz for students on environment and air pollution was conducted. Students were judged by the participating scientists, and token prizes were given to the winners. Students enjoyed the orientation programme and quiz competition.
|Jigyasa -Student-Scientist Connect Programme on August 2, 2019||
Glimpses of Jigyasa Programme: CSIR-NISTADS, New Delhi
2nd August 2019
CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi organized an orientation programme on “water” for students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on 2nd August, 2019, under the “Jigyasa”-Student-Scientist Connect Programme. Dr. M. Rais, Senior Principal Scientist and Nodal Officer of Jigyasa programme at CSIR-NISTADS, welcomed the teachers and students. He gave detailed orientation about Jigyasa programme at CSIR NISTADS and participated in the interactive sessions with students and teachers on the theme and encouraged them to adopt innovative techniques of water conservation and purification.
About 89 students from class 11th and 12th from Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Keshav Puram, Delhi along with 9 teachers participated in this orientation programme. Dr. Madhulika Bhati and Dr. Kasturi Mandal, Senior Scientists, CSIR NISTADS conducted the programme on water. It included the awareness about water, water remediation technologies based on filtration, reverse osmosis, ozonation and membrane based, which would sensitize them to inculcate the scientific temperament. They also highlighted the water contamination and technologies of water remediation by different labs of CSIR (approximately 15 labs). Technology compendium on water providing the detailed information on technologies available for specific contamination in India, was also discussed.
In addition, Quiz competition for students on water awareness was conducted. Students were judged by specially constituted panels of CSIR-Scientists and staff, and prizes were distributed to the winners. Students enjoyed the orientation programme and quiz competition.
|Jigyasa -Student-Scientist Connect Programme on July 2, 2019||
Jigyasa Programme: CSIR-NISTADS
2nd July 2019
CSIR-National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi organized an interactive session for the teachers and students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on July 2, 2019, under the “Jigyasa”-Student-Scientist Connect Programme. Dr. Ranjana Aggarwal, Director CSIR-NISTADS, welcomed the teachers and students. She chaired the session and participated in all the interactive sessions with students and teachers and encouraged them to adopt a scientific approach towards life.
Dr. M. Rais, Senior Principal Scientist and Nodal Officer of Jigyasa programme gave detailed orientation about Jigyasa programme. About 100 students from class 9th to 12th from KVS Agra and Lalitpur along with 20 teachers participated in this interactive session. NISTADS scientists briefed them to the innovative techniques of water conservation, Air quality, agro-biodiversity, conservation, holistic health, environment, energy, big data challenges and general scientific issues etc. which would sensitize them to inculcate the scientific temperament.
|Dr. Ranjana Aggarwal joined as Director CSIR-NISTADS on 24.06.2019||
Dr. Ranjana Aggarwal has joined as Director, CSIR- National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies (CSIR-NISTADS) on June 24, 2019.
Previously, Dr. Ranjana Aggarwal has served as Professor of Chemistry and Director, Women’s Studies Research Centre at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. She obtained her BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from Kurukshetra University and then after carrying out two years postdoctoral research on erythromycin biosynthesis at Cambridge University, UK she joined her Alma mater in 1995 as lecturer. Subsequently she worked in many well known European Labs such as again at Cambridge University as Commonwealth fellow, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and University of Trieste, Italy. She is actively collaborating with scientists of USA, Spain and Ireland.
Her research interests consists of design and synthesis of azaheterocycles, involving green reagents, of therapeutic interest as anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and photodynamic agents, computational studies and 2D NMR spectroscopy. Recently she has been granted a research grant by Haryana State Council for Science and Technology to develop new leads to treat cancer by targeting DNA. Her research contributions have been acknowledged in the form of awards notably Dr. Basudev Banerji Memorial Award (2014) by Indian Chemical Society and Prof. S. S. Katiyar Endowment Award (2015) by Indian Science Congress. As an accomplished academician she has been nominated as Member of National Monitoring Committee for Minorities Education by MHRD, New Delhi. She is visitor’s Nominee for Delhi University and Central University Assam, Silchar and Chancellor’s Nominee for many Haryana State Universities.
As Director Women’s Studies Research Centre she has been actively engaged in capacity building programs, promotion of Gender sensitization and skill development particularly among rural women.
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|Theme Meet on the Knowledge and Awareness Mapping Forum (KMP) on April 3, 2019||
Theme Meet on Knowledge and Awareness Mapping Platform (KAMP)
3rd April, 2019
|National Discussion Meeting on Intuitive Knowledge in Vedanta and Modern Science 29 November 2018|
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