Samwad with Students (SwS) was launched ISRO in Bengaluru
A new platform named ‘Samwad with Students (SwS)’ was launched by ISRO in Bengaluru on January 1. Through this, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) aims to constantly engage youngsters to capture their scientific thought process. The programme has been designed to inspire students from schools and colleges across the country.
The first SwS event that was conducted in Anthariksh Bhavan, was attended by 40 wards and 10 teachers from select schools, who had the opportunity to interact with ISRO Chairman Dr. K Sivan. During this, the students were first briefed about Indian space programme and their benefits to the common man. The students and teachers also interacted with scientists and engineers.
Dr. Sivan, in his opening remarks, stated the aim of SwS is at drawing inspiration and motivation from the Indian students. He explained to the students the importance of the Indian space programme and its benefits to the society at large. He wanted them to take up the science and mathematics with absolute seriousness which would enable them to take up challenging careers.
“All of you with your boundless energy and endless curiosity are going to be my biggest source of inspiration and motivation. With so many challenging on hand this year, I thought it is important to seek the well-wishes of students who are the future of this country,” Dr. Sivan said.
Dr. Sivan speech followed the Q&A session where the students asked a lot of questions about rockets, satellites, Chandrayaan, Gaganyaan, and various space applications.
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