ERD Foundation, Guwahati &
NIT, Silchar organizes
Mega Science & Innovation Fair
In this present
scenario of technology, ERDF has taken
initiatives to promote innovation and
entrepreneurship development amongst the rural
students of greater Barak Valley by organizing a
mega Science & Innovation Fair at Central Public
School, Badarpur on the 12th of February, 2016.
ERD Foundation, Guwahati has been organizing
such programs every year in its two Central
Public School in the district of Karimganj.
Seeing these initiatives, this year National
Institute of Technology, Silchar has come
forward and jointly organized the Science &
Innovation Fair in Badarpur.
The objective of the program was to provide a
platform to the students to exhibit their
project & innovative ideas, to explain the need
for self employment, to provide knowledge to
identify business opportunities in the region
and to inculcate a culture of innovation driven
entrepreneurship among the students.
The Science & Innovation Fair included events
like exhibition of Science Projects, Poster
making competition, Sit & Draw Competition on
“Swach Bharat Mission”, Patriotic Song
Competition etc. A workshop on “Innovation &
Entrepreneurship Development” was also organized
for School & College students. The winners of
the Best Science Model, Best Poster, Best
Innovative Idea and Best drawing were awarded
with attractive prizes. The Science & Innovation
Fair saw a overwhelming participation of 5000
The Fair was graced by Prof. N. V. Deshpande,
Director of NIT, Silchar, Dr. P. G. Rao,
Vice-Chancellor, USTM and other eminent
academicians of the region.