Imphal, March 14 : The Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla flagged off Vigyan Jyoti rally from Raj Bhavan today. The rally which was flagged off from Raj Bhavan was proceed to Manipur University.
Dr. Najma Heptulla said that we as a students of science should not separate science from our daily lives, the only thing is we should understand where the sciences are involved, the food we eat, the bounty of nature are all connected to science, students must have scientific temper. This Science Congress is very good specially for the students, it has Children and Women’s congress. There is no age bar in learning of knowledge.
Further stating that since its inception Prime Ministers have always been inaugurating Science Congresses. She is very happy that the Prime Minister has kept the tradition and has accepted to inaugurate the Science Congress inspite of the fact that it was not schedule to be held at Manipur University but in Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Today’s rally was organized in connection with the 105th Indian Science Congress under the theme “ Reaching the unreach through Science and Technology” to be held at Manipur University from 16th to 17th March, 2018 at Manipur University, Imphal.