CSIR-JIGYASA Programme

JIGYASA is one of the most important national-level initiatives featured by CSIR. This is a Student Scientist Liaison Program aimed at fostering a student’s academic disposition through a well-planned educational structure. The Government of India in the year 2017 launched the JIGYASA program. Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is implementing this programme in collaboration with the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS).

Highlights

The program aims to disseminate information about the importance of science in society through various practical training institutions, especially among students and teachers. This programme is characterized by a culture of curiosity that allows teachers and students to experience various theoretical concepts of science through practical examples and projects at the CSIR Institute. 1151 Kendriya Vidyalayas will participate in 38 CSIR National Laboratories. The program serves approximately 1,000 teachers and 100,000 students each year. A well-planned laboratory will be added to the classroom for connecting scientists and students as well as more hands-on learning to develop a logical understanding of various aspects of science and technology.

Objectives

Develop students’ academic disposition by implementing a scientist-student connection program. Add neatly organized and enhanced laboratory-based learning to the traditional classroom learning. Raise student awareness of the importance of science and technology. It enables live learning of various kinds of theoretical concepts, participation in various scientific projects and actual implementation in CSIR labs.

Benefits of this programme

This programme is anticipated to play a vital function in converting students` attitudes toward technology and science. This programme also specializes in realistic experimentation in conjunction with the theoretical principles of technology that are taught within side the lecture rooms throughout the nation. Students will expand logical knowledge and benefit from knowledge which will be in-depth. They also can take part in numerous exhibitions to illustrate their competencies and increase their knowledge.