Saturday, 30 September 2023

Rakshabandhan Day under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

CeNS often conducts science outreach programmes for school and college students. To bring scientific awareness among them.On August  11 2022, when the Centre invited about 50 students and teachers of SriSaiShatashrungaResidential School for specially-abled children having hearing and speech impairments, The specifically designed programme had both social and scientific components. The visiting students enthusiastically participated in several hands-on experiments that emphasized the scientific concepts behind the visual appeals of the demonstrations. Their joy knew no bounds when they were allowed to perform the experiments themselves. In the Rakshabandhan programme that covered the social aspect of the event had the CeNS staff and researchers tie the rakhis to the students of both genders and exchanging sweets in the true spirit of the ceremony to illustrate the bond of care.  Books, geometry instrument boxes were also distributed. The visiting students presented adance performanceand expressed gratitude and experience through their sign language.For all the CeNSians,watching these kids enjoy the experiments and their cheerful attitude was a humbling experience, a feeling that would be cherished for long times. If quite a few eyes were wet, it was not a surprise. The researchers and staff were truly grateful to Smt. Aruna Prasad, Director’s wife, for initiating the event. .

The Director, who was actively involved in every aspect of the event, including the meticulous planning, also promisedextending all the required help and support to these students in all their future endeavours.

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