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2 YUVIKA - YUva VIgyani KAryakram (Young Scientist Programme)

Indian Space Research Organisation is organising a special programme for School Children called "Young Scientist Programme" "YUva VIgyani KAryakram”, YUVIKA, to impart basic knowledge on Space Technology, Space Science and Space Applications to the younger students in emerging trends in space science and technology amongst the youngsters, who are the future building blocks of our nation. ISRO has chalked out this programme to "Catch them young". The programme is also expected to encourage more students to pursue in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based research /career

3 ISI - Indian Statistical Institute

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is a public university which is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the 1959 act of the Indian parliament.[4] It grew out of the Statistical Laboratory set up by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in Presidency College, Kolkata. Established in 1931, this unique institution of India is one of the oldest institutions focused on statistics, and its early reputation led it to being adopted as a model for the first US institute of statistics set up at the Research TriangleNorth Carolina by Gertrude Mary Cox.[5]

Primary activities of ISI are research and training of statistics, development of theoretical statistics and its applications in various natural and social sciences. Originally affiliated with the University of Calcutta, the institute was declared an institute of national importance in 1959, through an act of Indian parliament, Indian Statistical Institute act, 1959. ISI functions under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI) of the government of India.[6]

Key areas of expertise of ISI are statisticscomputer sciencemathematicsmathematical economicsoperations research and information science and it is one of the few research oriented Indian schools offering courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

4 ANMC/RNMC - India's Biggest Maths Challenge Program by Government of India Approved AICTSD & IIT Bombay Alumni

All India Council for Technical Skill Development (AICTSD) is a national organization formed to create the technical leadership at an institutional level.The main objective of AICTSD is to improve the technical skills among the youth in the country by which building technical leadership at an academic institutional level.


5 "Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)"

INSPIRE Programme

"Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE)" is an innovative programme sponsored and managed by the Department of Science & Technology for attraction of talent to Science. The basic objective of INSPIRE is to communicate to the youth of the country the excitements of creative pursuit of science, attract talent to the study of science at an early age and thus build the required critical human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R & D base.
A striking feature of the programme is that it does not believe in conducting competitive exams for identification of talent at any level. It believes in and relies on the efficacy of the existing educational structure for identification of talent

6 DHBBVC: Dr. Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Competition

Dr. Homi Bhabha Balvaidnyanik Competition is conducted by Greater Bombay Science Teachers' Association since 1981. This unique four stage competition aims at arousing curiosity, problem solving attitude along with development of precision in observational and motor skills in young scientists. Through the competition GBSTA also aims at sensitizing students towards their immediate environment and dare to take rational initiatives whenever needed.