Thursday, 13 August 2015

REPORT ON INAUGURATION OF SCIENCE FEST ON AUGUST 10, 2015

The Science Fest 2015 was inaugurated by Padma Bhushan Dr K Radhakrishnan, the former Chairman of ISRO and Secretary of the Department of Space, on August 10, 2015. The function which was held in the Main auditorium in Christ University Campus started with an invocation dance by the Natyarpana team.

The welcome address was given by Dr Suma S, Coordinator of Science Forum.  After the inspiring message by the Dean of Science, Dr Nanjegowda N M, the Vice Chancellor Fr Dr Thomas C Mathew spoke about the importance of Science in day to day life and motivated the students to come up with exciting discoveries.

The Chief Guest of the day, Dr K Radhakrishnan gave an excellent speech and inspired the students to study science with passion. He spoke of the achievements our country has made in Space Science, competing with the heavily funded developed nations.

He dedicated all those success to scientists like Dr A P J Abdul Kalam. He also advised the students to be engaged in some hobbies of their choice in order to refresh their minds amidst studies.

The Science magazine “Catalyst” and the Computer Science magazine “Infobyte” were released by the Chief Guest.



The Vice Chancellor presented a memento to Dr Radhakrishnan. This was followed by a beautiful video presentation on Science Fest, depicting the features of each department fest.  The vote of thanks was given by Prof Mukund N Naragund, member of Science Forum. The function concluded with the national anthem.

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