Bengaluru, April 18: Dr. C. N.Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education, complemented 14 students of Sri Chaitanya Techno School Group of Institutions and 33 others who participated in the recently concluded international space competition conducted by the National Space Society (NSS) of the USA.
Vamshi, Managing Director of Sri Chaitanya Techno Group of Institutions took them to the Minister on Monday and apprised him of the students’ achievements.
Speaking on the occasion, the minister said, “NSS of USA had called for research projects from students across the globe regarding space research, housing, and excavation. I am glad that as many as 65 students from Sri Chaitanya Techno School Grop of Institutions participated in this and 14 of them bagged the prizes. This has added one more feather to the Karnataka’s cap.”
It has been emphasised to promote scientific curiosity and interest among students from the school level itself in the National Education Policy- 2020. As part of this, a satellite designed and developed by government school students will be launched by September, Narayan said.
Out of 145 prizes announced for winners of the competition, 107 prizes have been bagged by Indian students. Out of 107 Indian winners, 66 students are from the Sri Chaitanya Group of Institutions located in different states.