State-level People's Science Fest in Karnataka

July 2014

A 3-day state level People’s Science Fest was organized by Breakthrough Science Society in association with the KLE Society’s S. Nijalingappa college, commemorating the 900th birth anniversary of the great Indian mathematician and astronomer Bhaskaracharya II on 25th, 26th, and 27th of July. Prof. U R Rao, (renowned space scientist, and Former Chairman of ISRO,) inaugurated the fest, which was visited by around 15,000 students, teachers, and general public. It featured model exhibition, chart exhibition, scientific talks, panel discussions on topics like "GM foods -- boon or bane?", "Effective Science Teaching in Schools", "Necessity of Basic Science in the Present World", "Science and Media" etc., and even a cultural programme where people in the scientific community displayed their musical talents.
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