Report of the NCSC orientation programme held at JNV PALAKKAD on 29/08/2016

(For nvs teachers of entire kERALA and MAHE)


A one day orientation programme for the selected science teachers of JNVs of Kerala and Mahe on NCSC programme was conducted at JNV Palakkad on 29/08/2016.The following were the Resource persons:

1.    Mr.Srinivasan .V,Principal ,JNV Dakshina Kannada and Co-ordinator NCSC

2. Mr.Pro.Thrivikramji.K.P, Formerly Prof.University of Kerala and State conductor NCSC,Trivandrum.

3.   Mr.Dr.P.S.Paniker, Dist.Co-ordinator NCSC

The programme started at 09.30 AM in the Samsung lab of the host vidyalaya. A prayer song followed by lighting of the lamp initiated the proceedings of the day.



In his Welcome Address, Sri.Balakrishnan V N, Principal JNV Palakkad discussed about the need of such programme to nurture the young talents of our country. He welcomed all the resource persons and participants formally.

It was followed by a self introduction by all participants. Participants introduced themselves.

 After the formal welcoming Mr.Srinivasan.V,Principal ,JNV Dakshina Kannada and coordinator of the programme explained in details about the programme. He motivated the participants in inspiring children of Navodaya to go higher studies in science. Every Vidyalaya should present six projects, 4 from seniors and 2 from juniors. For NCSC, Each Region of NVS is divided into four clusters, for each cluster,10 projects will be selected, and at regional level, out of 40 participants, 4 projects will be selected to participate at the National Level. At the national level, from NVS, there will be 32 projects, and out of 32, six projects will be selected to present and remaining will participate in poster presentations.

The First session was handled by Sri. Pro.Thrivikramji.K.P, Formerly Prof.University of Kerala and State conductor NCSC,Trivandrum. In his discussion he discussed about the ways by which children should be guided so that they can perform a genuine research in their level of knowledge base itself. He discussed about the introduction of this year’s theme,” Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable development with special emphasis on persons  with special need”. Teachers interacted with him and cleared their doubts..

The first session ended at 11.30 AM followed by a Tea Break.

After the break Sri. Prof.Thrivikramji.K.P concluded his discussion and had open discussion on various issues namely Natural Resource Management, Food and Agriculture, Energy and Health,Hygine and Nutrition. The presentation with the help of LCD projector and PowerPoint was lively and almost all the participants interacted with the Resource Person with lot of ideas and queries. All the four themes were covered and sample project ideas were also shown to them.


After the lunch break Dr.P.S.Paniker, Dist.Coordinator NCSC, interacted with the participants. He discussed the remaining three sub-themes, namly, Lifestyle and livelihood,

Disaster management and Traditional knowledge system. All the participants interacted well and were given a good awareness regarding the sub-themes of this year’s science congress.

The third session was followed by a tea break at 3.15 PM

After the tea break the closing ceremony was conducted. Mrs.S.Bindhu,Vice Principal of the venue vidyalaya had expressed gratitude for all the resource persons and participants. She also expressed the need of imparting the information to the children received  in the programme by  the teachers.

Mr.Sivadasan Aarath ,PGT Hindi, JNV Palakkad was the anchor of the programme.