Student of Govt Middle School Sheeri selected for NLEPC under INSPIRE Award
Shahida among eleven students to represent J&K at national level exhibition
Srinagar: A student of Government Middle Schools Sheeri Payeen of Education Zone Fathegarh in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district is among the eleven students of J&K who have been selected to showcase their innovative projects at the National Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC).
The exhibition is being held under Innovation in Science Pursuits for Research for Inspired Research Awards (INSPIRE Awards-2019-20), a Million Minds Augmenting National Aspiration and Knowledge (MANAK) program.
The INSPIRE Awards – MANAK being executed by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India with National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF), an autonomous body of DST, aims to motivate students in the age group of 10-15 years and studying in class 6 to 10.
Shahida feels elated to be part of two days online workshop organized by NIF. She expressed gratitude to her guide teacher Reyaz Ahmad Ganai, Headmaster BMS Sheeri, Hafeeza Bano, staff and NIF for the guidance and mentoring.
“I am highly thankful to Chief Education Officer ((Principal DIET Sopore) Ghulam Mohammad Lone, Vice Principal DIET Sopore Nazir Ahmad Resh, District Nodal Officer (DNO) DIET Sopore Bashir Ahmad Mir, Sajad Akbar (In charge ICT), ZEO Fathegrah Ghulam Ahmad Pinto for their love and support,” said Shahida after signing off the virtual workshop at DIET Sopore.
DNO Bashir Ahmed Mir said, “The aim of INSPIRE award MANAK is to foster a culture of creative and innovative ideas among students to address the problems of the society through Science and Technology. We have to create scientific temperament among students by getting new and creative ideas from them.”
“Students are invited from all government and private schools of the country to send their original and creative ideas and innovations. The ideas can help in modifying existing innovations and resolve the mundane issues faced by the society,” said Reyaz Ahmad Ganai, a teacher at BMS Sheeri Payeen.