National Level News

January 2017:
Dr. Vijay P Bhatkar, National President of VIBHA, has been appointed as chancellor of prestigious Nalanda University

March 2017:
A think tank meeting was organized at NITI AAYOG on Agriculture by VIBHA & NITI AAYOG on 15thMarch 2017

Dr. Vijay P Bhatkar conferred krishi Bharat Ratna Award

April 2017:
VIBHA and Department of Atomic Energy with all state councils of Science & Technology meeting held at BARC Mumbai, during 5-7th April 2017

(Dr. K.N. Vyas, Director BARC, addressing the gathering at BARC Mumbai)

(Shri A Jayakumar, Secretary General VIBHA, addressing the gathering at BARC Mumbai)

May 2017:Science India Web Portal, brochure & poster released.

State/Prant News

January 2017

✔ VVM Tamil Nadu state level selection program held in Chennai on 5th January 2017

✔ On 5th January, SIF Riyadh Chapter (Saudi Arabia) organizes an industrial visit of student from Al Yasmin School to Jazeera pharmaceuticals

✔ Nasya-3 days Charak Chintan-practical application of charak at Janakpuri, New Delhi in last week of February

✔ Science Film Festival of India organized by Vijnana Bharati Goa prant during 17-20 January 2017, at old GMC Complex campal, Panji Goa. Which was supported by Dept. of Science & Technology, Goa. Entertainment Society of Goa, Vigyan Prasar, CCARI-ICAR,NCAOR-Goa, HDFC Bank, Syndicate Bank, Knowledge lens, JSW etc

✔ Conducted VVM (Sastra Prathibha Contest) in Saudi Arabia.Students from Riyadh, Dhamman Al Hasa and Eastern Province had written the exams in various centers

✔ Speech at 150th birth anniversary of sister Nivedita program at Bose Institute Kolkata

✔ Sanshodhan, a program on students initiative for social service launched in BHIND, Madhya Pradesh on 29th January 2017

✔ Sastra Pratibhas from Bahrain interaction program with General Secretary, Vibha and other Vibha officials Mumbai

February 2017

✔ IISF 2016, thanks giving program in presence of Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, and other Science and Technology secretaries, held at INSA, New Delhi on 10th Feb 2017

✔ A free ayurvedic diabetes checkup camp was organized by BVM, NASYA with district ayurvedic office on 11th Feb 2017 at Panchkarma Department, civil hospital Bhatinda

✔ Inaugurated Annual General Meeting of Vivekananda Vijnana Mission, West Bengal chapter

✔ Celebrated National Science Day by all the prant units of VIBHA in all over India on 28th Feb 2017

March 2017

✔ Meeting held at IICT Hyderabad to discuss about scienceindia.in web portal.

✔ Bhopal Vigyan Mela held at Bhopal from 3-6 March 2017

✔ VVM Jammu & Kashmir state camp started at IIM-CSIR on 4th March 2017

✔ Chhattisgarh VVM state level camp held on 5th March 2017.

✔ Vijnana Bharati MP, Vigyan Pratibha Samman given to Shri P Kunhikrishnan, Director, Satish Dhawav Space Center ISRO for successful launch of 104 satellites by Hon’ble Chief Minister MP on 6th March 2017 during Vigyan Bhopal Mela.

(“Pendrive” inauguration)

✔ Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan meeting held for discussing 2017-2018 planning at VIBHA Headquarter, chaired by Prof VN Rajashekharan Pillai on 19th march 2017

✔ Vigyan Bharati (Environment cell) participated in “Narmada Seva Yatra” in Sihore.

✔ Inauguration of Science and Technology Fair and Exhibition at Kolkata by agriculture Minister of West Bengal on 25th March 2017

✔ VIBHA Uttarakhand organized state level conference in Uttarakhand on developing synergy between Information Communication Technology & Academics on 27th March 2017

✔ Inauguration of “Pendrive” campaign held at MPCST Bhopal on 28th March 2017

April 2017

✔ 2nd Annual General Body Meet of Arivial Sagam Tamil Nadu prant held on 9th April 2017 at Coimbatore

✔ Award function of Himachal Pradesh state level VVM camp held at Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University on 2nd April 2017

✔ “Vigyan Vimarsh” a popular lecture series organized at Vigyan Sadan, Bhopal

✔ Indraprastha Vigyan Bharati introductory program held at NPL, New Delhi on 8th April 2017

VVM state level camp Haryana held at NIT Kurukshetra on 14th April 2017.

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May 2017

Interaction program for visiting students of Sastra Pratibha from UAE at CSIR-IICT Hyderabad on 5th May 2017

Science India Fiesta organized by SIF Muscat on 13th May 2017

VANI, Vibha Associates of NGOs India, First level Zonal workshop was held at Thiruvananthapuram on 16th May 2017

IISF 2017: Introductory meeting was held for IISF 2017 at MoES on 17th May 2017

National Technology Day was celebrated at IIT Delhi by Delhi prant unit of VIBHA on 11 May 2017.

The programe was organized by Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Center for Rural Development and Technology, IIT Delhi in coordination with Vijnana Bharati.

5th Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan & Expo 2017 held during 11 – 14 May 2017 at Fergusson College, Pune

VIBHA Governing Council Meeting was held on 19th May 2017 at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.

16th Annual General Body Meeting of VIBHA was held during 20th & 21st May 2017 at Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya,Haridwar

VVM(Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan)National Camp held at IIT Delhi during 27-28 May 2017

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