Bhubaneswar: As many as 800 students from across India and abroad are in the capital city to showcase their creativity at the 26th edition of the National Children’s Science Congress that kicked off at Sikhya O Anusandhan (SOA) deemed-to-be university here on Thursday.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the event and addressed the participants.
The theme of the event this year is “Science, Technology and Innovations for a Clean, Green and Healthy Nation”.
The event is supported by the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) and aims at providing a platform to children for displaying their innovations in science and also learn from others’ novel ideas.
It is for the second time that the event is being organized in Odisha. Earlier, the event was held in 2015.