IIT Kanpur is organizing a Vigyan Jyoti programme, funded by Department of Science and Technology (DST), India during August to September 2021. This is a holistic program to encourage and inspire female students to pursue higher education and thus, become self-reliant and independent in life. The primary aim of the program is to create gender enabling environment and strengthen the eco-system. As early grooming reaps huge rewards, promoting interest in science and technology amongst girl students in the early education years will be very beneficial. Fifty students of Class XI, science stream, from region Lucknow district Kanpur Nagar will be selected.
To encourage and inspire girl students to pursue higher education and thus, become self-reliant and independent
To facilitate conducive/enabling environment from School level to College Level and from research level to job level
To ensure easy access to science and technology information and knowledge sharing
This is a 3-4 week online program.
Prominent scientists/faculties/administrators will share their experience and showcase the career options available in science and technology.
Head CCE, IIT Kanpurwww.iitk.ac.in/new/rathish-kumar-b-v
Principal, Javahar Navodaya Vidyalayahttps://navodaya.gov.in/nvs/nvs-school/KANPURNAGAR/hi/about_us/principals-desk/