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ISRO’s Young Scientist programme

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  1. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  2. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.


ISRO’s Young Scientist programme


What to study?

For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of ISRO’s Young Scientist programme.


Context: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has announced Young Scientist Programme.


About Young Scientist Programme:

  • Aim: Inculcate and nurture space research fervour in young minds.
  • It would be a one month programme. The students will be exposed to the practical experience of building small satellites.
  • Eligibility: Mostly 8th standard passed out students will be given lecturers and access to research laboratories. 3 students from each of the 29 States and 7 Union Territories will be selected for the Young Scientist program.


Sources: pib.