FISAT Decennial Celebrations culminated with Science Congress

9th October 2012

The yearlong decennial celebrations of FISAT culminated with the inauguration of Science Congress. Mr. Kapil Sibal, Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister for Human Resource Development was the Chief Guest. Mr. Sibal laid the foundation stone of FISAT Science & Technology Park and Research Centre which was the highlight of the celebrations. Also he inaugurated the FOCUSS student branch. Mr. P K Abdu Rabb, Hon’ble Minister for Education, Govt. of Kerala laid the foundation for the decennial building. Mr. P C Chacko MP, Chairman of Joint Parliamentary Committee inaugurated the new block of Women’s Hostel and released the Science Congress logo. Mr. K P Dhanapalan MP laid the foundation stone for a Training Centre for Challenged Children. Adv. Jose Thettayil MLA launched the Decennial Homes project for homeless.

Prof. V N Rajasekharan Pillai delivered the keynote address. Mr. P V Mathew, Chairman, Governing body presided. Mr. Anthony Johnson, Vice Chairman, Governing body extended a hearty welcome to the distinguished guests and the august gathering. Dr. K S M Panicker, Principal presented the Theme. Mr. Biju Palatty, President, Mookkannoor Grama Panchayath released the decennial souvenir. Mr. Jose Madassey, President, PTA spoke on the occasion. Dr. C Sheela, Vice Principal and General Convener of the decennial celebrations presented the report of the yearlong celebrations and Mr. Jiby Varughese, Convener of the Science Congress proposed the vote of thanks.

In the afternoon, Dr. M P Parameswaran, former scientist, BAARC spoke to school students in and around FISAT on ‘envisioning science for Society’. Dr. L Kamaleswara Rao, Professor, IISC, Bangalore spoke to college students on ‘New trends in Science and Technology’. Dr. J Nagaraju, Professor, IISC, Bangalore spoke to faculty members of FISAT on ‘Application of science in society’. The Science Congress will be followed by twenty science conventions at school level and the young talents selected from these conventions will witness and participate in th

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