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IIT Hyderabad motivates girls to do career in STEM.

IIT Hyderabad motivates girls to do career in STEM.
May 16
12:22 2018

‘Vigyan Jyothi’ a two-week Residential Training Programme is hosting by IIT Hyderabad institute. This programme is designed to give an exposure to girl students to the various careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

This programme also cover personal health and hygiene, mental and physical fitness, emotional resilience. This programme is currently being held at IIT hyderabad campus from 12th May 2018 to 29th May 2018. Fund for this programme is given by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India.

About Vigyan Jyothi

• Vigyan Jyothi knowledge centre intends to look into coaching, mentorship interaction with role models to stimulate equity and equality in the participation of girls in Higher Education and careers in STEM.
• Taken up this year as a pilot project, it also includes lectures, seminar, lab visit, hands-on sessions, do and discover, business quiz, students outing, personality development, yoga, newspaper reading and so on.
• Under the program, the students would be taken to various laboratories such as 3D printing, robotics, tinkerer’s, materials science, physics, chemistry, and others.
• The students would also be taken on a heritage tour to Qutab Shahi, Golconda, and museums besides to the Birla Planetarium and the National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD).

 

Reference : Financial Express

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