Date: 1st January 2023
Time : 09:00 AM
Vigyan Jyot - Journey Towards Scientific Awareness
Vigyan Jyot (VJ), the Flame of Knowledge is a novel initiative to popularize science and encourage it as a career amongst the youth thus preparing scientists and innovators of tomorrow. This year, VJ was flagged off in a glittering function from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi on 20th December 2019. It arrived University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore on 2nd January 2020. The VJ was ceremonially received by Prof. K. S. Rangappa, General President, 107th ISC, Dr. (Mrs.) Vijay Laxmi Saxena, General President Elect 108th ISC, Dr. Ashok Kumar Saxena, Former General President, ISC in the presence of the dignitaries from Host University in a scintillating function.
This Vigyan Jyot torch was lit at the PoI Expo venue by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Minister of S&T, Health & Family Welfare and Earth Sciences on 3rd January, 2020 in the presence of Prof. K. S. Rangappa, Dr. S. Rajendra Prasad, Prof (Dr.) Mahesh Verma, Vice – Chancellor, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi and other dignitaries at the PoI Expo venue. This torch remained lit throughout the 107th ISC inspiring all the visitors at the expo to lead life with scientific temperament.
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, one of the premier educational institutions of central India, was established in 1923, and hence is celebrating its centennial year of establishment. The premises of the university are spread over 373 acres, which consist of heritage buildings, seven lush green campuses with gardens, enriched biodiversity, and the spiritual antecedent of Tukadoji Maharaj, who impelled the academic culture within the university.
Vigyan Jyot - Flame of Knowledge was conceived on the lines of the Olympic flame. It is a movement dedicated to nurturing scientific temper in the society, especially the youth.