ERD Foundation, Guwahati & NIT, Silchar organizes
Mega Science & Innovation Fair
In this present scenario of
technology, ERDF has taken initiatives to promote innovation and
entrepreneurship development amongst the rural students of greater Barak Valley
by organizing a mega Science & Innovation Fair at Central Public School,
Badarpur on the 12th of February, 2016.
ERD Foundation, Guwahati has been organizing such programs every year in its two
Central Public School in the district of Karimganj. Seeing these initiatives,
this year National Institute of Technology, Silchar has come forward and jointly
organized the Science & Innovation Fair in Badarpur.
The objective of the program was to provide a platform to the students to
exhibit their project & innovative ideas, to explain the need for self
employment, to provide knowledge to identify business opportunities in the
region and to inculcate a culture of innovation driven entrepreneurship among
The Science & Innovation Fair included events like exhibition of Science
Projects, Poster making competition, Sit & Draw Competition on “Swach Bharat
Mission”, Patriotic Song Competition etc. A workshop on “Innovation &
Entrepreneurship Development” was also organized for School & College students.
The winners of the Best Science Model, Best Poster, Best Innovative Idea and
Best drawing were awarded with attractive prizes. The Science & Innovation Fair
saw a overwhelming participation of 5000 students
The Fair was graced by Prof. N. V. Deshpande, Director of NIT, Silchar, Dr. P.
G. Rao, Vice-Chancellor, USTM and other eminent academicians of the region.