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Promoting excitement in education by strengthening schools
In order to promote interest, excitement and excellence in science education at the school and undergraduate level each CSIR laboratory provides training to the science teachers every year and adopts at least one school/college in its sphere of influence, preferably the one that needs help.
During the year 2005, when this programme was launched, NIO had adopted two schools (1) Govt. High School, Dona Paula and (2) Govt. Higher Secondary School, Khandola.
NIO gifted various scientific equipment to these schools over the past years to modernize their science laboratories. Besides making available the laboratory and library facilities of NIO to the students of these schools, they are encouraged to attend public lectures and/or seminars organized by NIO.
his year NIO adopted one more school viz, Govt. Higher Secondary School at Sanquelim. In a function organized at NIO on 28 February 2011, Dr. SR Shetye, Director, NIO handed over papers concerning Personal Computer, LCD Projector to Govt. Higher Secondary School, Sanquelim, a wall mounted water distillation unit, Tullu pump and other accessories to Govt. Higher Secondary school, Khandola and a Dot Matrix printer and consumables to the Govt. High School at Dona Paula.
During the programme, Mr Guirish Sawaikar - a science teacher from Govt. Higher Secondary School, Sanquelim thanked NIO for such a support and expressed that this will help in their endeavours in making their students more knowledgeable and resource rich.
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