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YUva VIgyani KAryakram

Topics Covered:

  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.

 

YUva VIgyani KAryakram

 

What to study?

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

 

Context: ISRO recently inaugurated the Young Scientist Programme YUVIKA 2019.

 

About YUva VIgyani KAryakram:

Launched by Indian Space Research Organisation.

It is a special programme for School Children, in tune with the Government’s vision “Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan”.

Aim: The Program is primarily aimed at imparting basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger ones with the intent of arousing their interest in the emerging areas of Space activities.

Participants: It is proposed to select 3 students each from each State/ Union Territory to participate in this programme covering CBSE, ICSE and State syllabus.

Eligibility: Those who have just completed 9th standard will be eligible for the online registration. The selection is based on the 8th Standard academic performance and extracurricular activities. Students belonging to the rural area have been given special weightage in the selection criteria. In case there is tie between the selected candidates, the younger candidates will be given priority.

 

Sources: the Hindu.