TN students to assemble 75 satellites: Mylswami Annadurai

Mylswami Annadurai

Chennai: In an attempt to make students of class six and seven learn science more interestingly, they will be engaged to assemble 75 satellites, Science Technological Department Vice-President Mylswami Annadurai today said.

Speaking to reporters, he said, “The government has been taking various measures to help school and college students learn science and they need to utilise the opportunities created to uplift themselves.”

The department that functions under Tamilnadu Higher Education wing has been offering scientific solution to researches carried out in several sectors. It has also been encouraging students by providing platform to experiment and learn the subject. Mayilswami, a former ISRO Chairman, was appointed recently to spearhead the department.

It may be noted that the present ISRO Chairman K Sivan has also been advocating the same and launched ‘samvad with students’ initiative that will see establishment of six technological incubation centres and research facilities across the country.

Sivan further stated that India possesses potential to develop future resources of the country and reiterated that it must be done by increasing the participation of students.

NT Bureau