Bhubaneswar: To develop scientific attitude in the younger generation of the district, the 22nd District Level Science Exhibition 2011-12 kicked off at Unit-IX Government Girls High School, Bhubaneswar today.
State Project Director, Orissa Primary Education Programme Authority (OPEPA), Sri Gopal Chandra Mohapatra, inaugurated the exhibition as the Chief Guest.
About 106 models chosen from about 10 blocks of Khurda and Bhubaneswar Mahanagar Nigam were displayed.
Principal of the School Smt. Harapriya Patnaik in her inaugural speech said that such type of science exhibitions help to explore and promote the scientific temper among the students and develop in them creative thinking and problem solving approach.
Adding more she said, that such exhibitions are intended to provide opportunity to the students to give a practical shape to their scientific ideas.
Among others Sri Sushadev Das, Prof of OUAT, Pravat Kumar Sarangi, Sri Sumant Kumar Sahu, Sri Balaram Patra graced the occasion as the guest of honour.
The exhibition will end on 7th January 2012.