Golden opportunity for students to meet ISRO scientists
| Friday | 14th February, 2020
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu School Education Department has instructed all schools to encourage and facilitate students to apply for the ‘Young Scientist Programme 2020’, launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Through a recent circular, the department has directed schools to inform students about the programme during assembly hours.
Named Yuva VIgyani Karyakram (YUVIKA), it was started in 2019 to increase the interest of students in space activities.
Through the programme, the students can meet scientists at the different ISRO centres, visit their labs and also participate in lectures and practical classes.
The students will be provided accommodation in ISRO guesthouses/hostels and travel expenditure will be covered.