"Vijnana Bhavana", No. 24/2 & 24/3, 21 Main Road, Banashankari II Stage,
Bengaluru - 560070, Karnataka State, INDIA

Telephone : +91 080
26718939, Telefax: +91 080 26718959,
E-mail : krvp.info@gmail.com

  An Autonomous organisation to popularise Science and Technology in Karnataka



Activities for February 2010


National Science Day Celebrations 2010

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat is celebrating National Science day by organising various science activities for different target groups. This year we are concentrating on the life and works of  Prof G. T. Narayan Rao his contributions to the Kannada science literature.

Various competitions for degree college students and D.Ed trainees of Bengaluru.  A culmination programme is organised on 28th February 2010 at Vijaya College, R. V. Road, Jayanagar, Bengaluru. Experts in various fields will address the participants and give away the prizes to the successful students who participated in competitions organised on the eve of "National Science Day : 2010". All the programmes and the activities of National Science Day are being organised with the financial assistance of Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka.


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State level National Environment
Awareness Campaign : 2009-2010

The National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) was launched by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India in 1986. Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat (KRVP) has been identified as the Regional Resource Agency (RRA) for the Karnataka state since 1996. During this academic year there are 325 organisations selected out of 900  from the Ministry for financial grants for which they have to carryout Awareness and Action programmes  in their regions.

The focal theme for this year  being "Climate Change", there are various sub-themes on which these organizations have to carryout activities. The state level Pre-Campaign workshop is scheduled to be held on 21st February 2010 at Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat, "Vijnana Bhavna" No. 24/2, 21st Main Road, Banashankari 2nd stage, Bengaluru - 560 070 (Phone: 080-26718939, 080-26718959).


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State Level Students Scientist Interaction Programme
Date : 1st and 2nd February 2010
Venue : Jnana Jyothi Auditorium, Central College Campus, Bangalore

Click here for detailed programme


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Vision Group on Science & Technology
(Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka)

Karnataka Vijnana Vidya Jagruthi


Vision Group on Science & Technology in association with DSERT and Department of Pre-University Education has launched a programme entitled "Karnataka Vijnana Vidya Jagruthi : Student - Scientist Interaction Programme" under the guidance of Prof. C. N. R. Rao, FRS, Chairman, Vision Group Science & Technology (VGST).

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat (KRVP) has been identified as the coordinating agency. The following are the objectives of the programme.

  • To create awareness among students & teachers about the careers & opportunities in basic sciences.

  • To organize student - scientist interaction programme.

  • To expose and keep them informed about the latest developments taking place in the field of Science & Technology.

  • To popularize Science & Scientific methods among students and teachers.

  • To promote and encourage basic sciences.

This programme is being organized in all the 33 districts of Karnataka State.

About 350 - 400 students and teachers are selected from various schools / colleges in each district.

  • Four scientists from various disciplines will deliver lectures. Each lecture will be followed by interaction.

  • Duration of the programme will be 2 days.

  • Presentations and lectures will be followed by discussions & interactions.

  • Presentations may consist of Talks, Multimedia presentations / Power point presentations, demonstrations and other participative programmes.

  • The question & answer / interaction sessions will be documented & efforts to publish them in a consolidated and edited form will be made later.

  • Film Shows / Slide shows / Field visits / Nature trails / Sky watching / Bird watching / any other useful and innovative activity as suggested by the scientists or other resource persons will be incorporated the extent possible.

  • At the end of the programme in all the districts, a state level programme on a large scale is being envisaged. About 500 students from all over the state & scientists from various research and academic organizations will be invited to JNCASR for a five-day-interactive programme.

  • OOD facility will be given to participating teachers & resource persons.


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