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Calendar of Events : 2011




November 2011
February 2012

Karnataka Vijnana Vidyarthi : Student Scientist Interaction programme:

KVVJ Student-Scientist Interaction programme was organized all over state in the respective districts with support from DST., VGST, GOK and with collaboration of DSERT as well as Dept. of Pre-University Education between November 2011 - February 2012.  All together 11,900 students and teachers from all over the state participated in the programme.

November 2011 to February 2012

December 2011

4th Nano Conference

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishath participated in 4th Nano Conference on 8th December 2011. This conference was jointly organized by Dept. of Science & Technology, Vision Group for Nano Technology at Hotel Lalith Ashok along with specially designed informative panels.

December 2011

November 2011

State level Children Science Congress: 2011

On 25th November 2011 inaugural function was held at Mahatma Gandhi auditorium, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. Sri Girish B. Kadlewad, Treasurer, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat The State Coordinator Shri M.N. Mustoorappa were present during the programme.

The guest of honour was member of parliament and Former Chief Minister of Karnataka Sri N. Dharam Singh inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp.

Chief Guests Sri Sashil Namoshi, MLC, Sri Amarnath Patil, President , Hyderabad Karnataka Development Board and Dr. Harish Bhat, noted Scientist, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

The President of the function Dr. E.T.Puttaiah, Vice Chancellor, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, Shri Shreeshail V. Ghooli, Executive Committee member, KRVP, Dr.H.R.Swamy, Vice President, KRVP, Dr. Vasundhara Bhupathi, Hon. Secretary, KRVP and Prof C.G.Hawaldar, Academic co-ordinator were present on the dias.

25th - 27th
November 2011

Brainstorming workshop to assess the quality of the book publication brought out by Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat

The above said programme was unique as the programme focused on the quality of the books which were published and also new books which are to be published by KRVP. Prof. Sreedhar, Director, Publication, Kerala Shastra Sahitya Parishat, Sri A.R.Udupa, Navakarnataka Publication, Sri Prakash Kambathalli, Sri T.A. Anantharamu, noted science writer, Dr Vasundhara Bhupathi and Sri Shekhar Gowler participated in the liberations.

November 2011

October 2011

National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC): 2011

Initiation of NEAC: 2011 was initiated with pre-methodoglogy training workshop was being held in all 30 districts of the state. The Southern level Regional Resource Agency(RRA) meet was held at C.P.RamaswamI Environment Education Centre from 17th-21st October 2011.

Southern states comprising of Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Pondicherry, Goa, Andhrapradesh, Maharashtra and Andaman and Nicobar had participated in the programme.

October 2011

September 2011

Workshop to promote user friendly software for Kannada science writers. An Interactive Workshop to discuss promoting "UNI CODE" for scripting of science articles and web publication as well as utilities available for web publication was jointly organized by Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat, Kanaja & Pen Circle on 18, September 2011. 22 eminent science writers, columnists and software experts participated in the programme.

September 2011

"Vijnanamayee" Radio serial:

To highlight the contribution made by women science to the cause of science Akashavani in association with Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi and KRVP, Bengaluru has designed radio serial being aired on 11th September 2011, the programme is being transmitted from 9-30 to 10-00 am every Sunday.

September 2011

State level Women Science Writers meet

The programme was held at Kannada University, Hampi from 3rd to 5th September 2011. Dr. A. Murigeppa, Vice Chancellor, Kannada University inaugurated the programme. The workshop was conducted under the leadership of eminent science fiction writer Prof. Rajashekhara Bhoosnurmuth.

38 selected women writers participated in the workshop.

September 2011

August 2011




State level Interuniversity lecture competition held under the project "Women and Science"

The above said programme were held in 10 Universities. The programme was initiated the programme which was held on August 29, 2011at Bengaluru University. The programme was held during the months of August and September. 

August and September 2011

State level training programme for Master Resource persons under the project "Srujanika"

A one day programme was held at Jawaharlal Nehru Planerarium, Bengaluru Association for Science education on 20th August 2011.

August 2011

Two days workshop to train science writers on Women strengthening pertaining to Science and Technology

KRVP in association with Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi, Akashavani, Bengaluru had conducted 2 days workshop on the above said topic. The programme was held at KRVP Vijnana Bhavana on 19th and 20th August 2011.

Eminent and upcoming science writers- Smt. G.V. Nirmala, Smt. Gayathri murthy, Smt. Kshama, Dr. N.S. Leela, Dr. Y.C. Kamala, Dr. Vasundhara Bhupathi, Smt. Sumangala Mummigatti and Sri A.S.K.V.S. Sharma took part in the programme.

19th and 20th August 2011

State level Science Exhibition Competition for Degree Students : 2010-11

State level Science Exhibition/Competition for degree students was held at K.C.P. Science College, BLDEA College Campus, about 99 students and guide teachers took part in this programme.

6th and 7th
August 2011

July 2011


Low cost Science education kits:

The programme was held at Jayaprakash Camp, Airport Road, Vidyanagar, Bengaluru. 48 students from various colleges had participated in this programme.

July 2011

Pre-methodology training workshop for the district coordinators of Children Science Congress :

2 days pre-methodology training workshop was held for the district coordinators of Children Science Congress, the programme held at Bapuji Polytechnic College, Davangere.

The programme was held for 2 days on 2nd and 3rd July 2011, eminent science personalities guided the district coordinators for organizing various scientific activities to come up with unique projects for the State level CSC. Eminent science personalities Dr. M.N. Marigowdar, Dr. T.L. Ramakrishna, Sri N.N. Marigowda and Dr. T.J. Renukaprasad took part in the programme. The focal theme of Children Science Congress is "Land Resources : Use for Prosperity Save for Posterity"

July 2 & 3, 2011

National Childrens Science Congress (NCSC) 2010-11 : Activity Guide

Click on this link for Kannada Version of 19th NCSC 2011

June 2011

State level Workshop on "International Year of Forests and World Environment Day" was held at "Vanavijnana Kendra", Jogimatti Reserved forest, Chitradurga.

Dr. Ramakrishna, Retd. Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata inaugurated the event. Sri Srinivasalu, IFS, Forest Conservator, Karnataka Forest department, Chitradurga, Sri Manjunath H. Deputy Director, DDPI, Chitradurga, Sri R. Mallikarjunaiah, President, KRVP Jilla Samiti, Chitradurga and Sri Challakere Yerriswamy, Programme Coordinator and Dr. H.R. Swamy, Vice-President, KRVP were present during the function.

Renowned Professors and subject experts Dr. Ramakrishna, Retd. Director, Zoological Survey of India, Prof. M.R. Farooqui, Zoology dept., Al-Ameen College, Bengaluru, Dr. B.S. Somashekar, Deputy Director, FRLHT, Bengaluru, Prof. G.R. Shivamurthy, Retd. Professor, Mysore University, Dr. A.N. Yellappa Reddy, Retd. Forest Conservator and Member, High Court - Lokadalat, Smt. Sumangala Mummigatti, Transmission Executive, All India Radio, Bengaluru and Dr. H.S. Niranjana Aradhya, President, KRVP brainstormed on different aspects of Biodiversity and Forests, around 25 participants from all over the State participated.


Karnataka Vijnana Shibira :

State level Student Scientist Direct Contact programme. This programme aims at inspiring young minds and to create interest and excitement about basic science. Eminent scientists and leaders of science and technology interact with students chosen from all the districts of the State.

Dr. V.S. Acharya, Minister for Higher Education, Planning and Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka will be inaugurating the event. Prof.C.N.R. Rao, FRS, President, JNCASR, Bengaluru will be the Chief guest for the function. Dr. M. N. Vidyashankar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka, Smt. Rashmi V. Mahesh, IAS, Director, PU Board are Honorary guests for the programme. Dr. D. Hemachandra Sagar, President, Dayananda Sagar Educational Institutions and MLA would preside the function. Dr. H.R. Swamy, Vice President, KRVP. Sri Girish B. Kadlewad, Treasurer, KRVP will be participating as Honorary guests. The programme will be held for 2 days (22, 23 June 2011 at Dr. D. Premachandra Sagar Auditorium, Dayananda Sagar College, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bengaluru).

Eminent scientists like Prof. C.N.R. Rao, Honorary President, JNCASR, Prof. L.S. Shashidhar, Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER), Pune, Prof. A. Sundaresan, CPMU, JNCASR, Dr. S.M. Sree Raghavan, Director, Brainstors will be interacting with the students on 22nd June 2011.

On the 2nd day i.e. 23rd June 2011 scientists like Dr. B.R. Lakshmikanth, Dean-Academics, Principal, Dayananda Sagar Engineering College, Dr. Vasudev Atre, Retd. Scientist, D.R.D.O., Dr. Ullas K. Karanth, P.hd., F.A.Sc, Director, Wild Life Conservation Society, Centre for Wildlife studies and Sri Hulikal Nataraj, Renowned miracle exposure specialist will be participating as Resource persons. 


5 - 6,
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May 2011

Miracle Exposure (Banamathi Maata Manthra Manovaikalya Haagu Samagra Vyakthithva Vikasada Vaijnanika Aayamagalu)

A state level workshop is organized at PES Engg. College, Mandya from 20-22, May 2011. The programme is being organized in association with Mandya Jilla Samithi and Mandya JIlla Vijnana Vedike. The programme is to be inaugurated by Dr. G. Ramakrishna, Editor, Hosathu Monthly Magazine and also Prof. Narendra Nayak, President-Rationalist Association of India will be the Chief Guest.

May 2011

26th All Karnataka Popular Science Writers' Workshop

The programme will be held at Kuvempu Centenary Hall, Kavishaila, Kuppalli, Theertha halli taluk, Shimoga Dist. The programme will be inaugurated by Dr.R. Poornima, Sr. Journalist and Writer. Noted writers such as, Prof. M.R. Nagaraju, Smt. Shreemathi Hariprasad, Dr. Prakash C. Rao, Belur Sudarshan, Poornaprajna Belur, Smt. Sumangala Mummigatti, Dr. N.S. Leela, Dr. N. Someshwar, Shri Ganadalu Shreekanta and R.K. Shreedhar would participate in the programme as resource persons.

May 2011

Programme on Women & Science

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat, Dept. of Science & Technology in association with Seva Chethana Trust is organizing awareness workshop for Anganavadi Activists and for SHG groups in inculcating science awareness. The programme is to be held at Borana Kanive, Sira Taluk, Tumkur. Dr. C. Somashekhar, District Commissioner of Tumkur will be inaugurating the programme.

May 2011

March 2011

State level Inter University Popular Science Lecture Competition

 State level Inter University Popular Science Lecture Competition were held on 4th and 5th March 2011 at Prof.M. A. Sethu Rao Auditorium, Vijnana Bhavana, KRVP, Bengaluru. A total of 16 students - 2 from each University for Biology and Physics who were the winners of University level lecture Competition had participated in the state level Interuniversity Lecture Competition.

On 4th March 2011, the participants and the KRVP Coordinators who represent various Universities of the State were taken to various research institutes: - Soft matter research, National Tuberculosis Institute and Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru.

On 5th March 2011, all the 16 participants were made to recite on the topics on biology and physics respectively and the winners list are mentioned below:







Kum. Sowmya S.
Government First Grade College, Tumkur


Kum. Mahalakshmi S.
Maharani College,


Kum. B. N. Pallavi
Government Arts and Science College, Karwar


Kum. Pavithra
G.S. Vishwa Vidhyalaya
Vijnana College, Tumkur


4th and 5th March 2011

State level Science quiz Competition for highschool students

State level Science quiz Competition for highschool students was organised at Yavanika, Nrupathunga Road, Bengaluru. The programme was organised in association with Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of Karnataka and DSERT, Bengaluru. Two students from urban and rural division from all 33 districts of the state along with their guide teachers had participated in the programme ( 33 x 4 = 132 + 66 guide teachers + 198 participants). The following are the list of winners:

Urban Division


Student Name

Name of the School 

First Prize

Kum. Adithya

Vanishri Vidhya Kendra, Basaveshwara Nagara, Bengaluru

Kum. Chandrachud

Second Prize

Kum. Manjari Bhat

Sudhana Residential School, Putturu, DK dt.

Kum. Pooja Shetty

Third Prize

Kum. Pramatha

St. Mary's Highschool, Chickmagalur

Kum. Sachin


Rural Division 


Student Name

Name of the School 

First Prize

Kum. Kachitha Kotha

SJD highschool, Nidasosi, Chikkodi Edl. dt.

Kum. Malagowda Patil 

Second Prize

Kum. Abhaya Prakash Rajhole

Channabasaveshwara Gurukula highschool, Karadyala, Bidar dt.


Third Prize

Kum. Pallavi K.L.

Govt. highschool, Vaikuntapura, Chickmagalur dt.

Kum. Nagendra Prasad


7th March 2011

State level National Environment Awareness
Pre-Campaign Workshop: 2010 -11

State level National Environment Awareness Pre-Campaign Workshop: 2010-11 was organised at Prof. M.A. Sethu Rao Auditorium, Vijnana Bhavana, KRVP, Bengaluru. The programme was aimed to train the participants on the activities which has to be taken up by the individual organisation. The focal theme is been recognised as "Biodiversity Conservation" . Sri K.S. Sugara, IFS, Member Secretary, Karnataka Biodiversity was the Chief Guest for the function and Dr. H.S. Niranjana Aradhya, President, KRVP presided over the programme. Eminent speakers : Dr. H.S. Niranjana Aradhya, Sri S. Sreedhar, Dr. H.K.S. Swamy and Sri Girish B. Kadlewad spoke on different aspects on Biodiversity".


19th March 2011

February 2011

Celebrations of National Science Day 2011

KRVP organised National Science Day programme on
 28-2-2011 at various places in Bengaluru district.

1. BMS Womens College, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru

Dr. C.R. Chandrashekar, noted psychiatrist was Chief Guest during this programme and Dr.S.P. Chudamani, Principal, BMS Womens College presided over the function. The focal theme was "Gender Equity for Peace and Prosperity"

2. JSS Academy of Technical Education, Mylasandra, Bengaluru

The series of lecture were conducted at JSSATE, Bengaluru. Dr. K.S. Rangappa, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, KSOU, Mysore was Chief Guest and Prof. Mruthyunjaya V. Latte, Principal, JSSATE presided over the function.

3. RV Teachers Training College, Jayanagar, Bengaluru

On the event of NSD 2011 a series of lecture were organised pertaining to International Year of Chemistry and International Year of Forest. Dr. A.N. Yellappa Reddy, Retd. Chief Conservator of Forest, Govt. of Karnataka participated as Chief Guest and Dr. S. Bhaskar, Retd. Principal, RV Teachers Training College presided over the function.

4. M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital

Celebrations of NSD was held at M.S. Ramaigh Memorial Hospital for the medical students. Dr. Pruthvish, Head, Community Medicine, M.S. Ramaiah Hospital was the Chief Guest during the function and Dr. Prakash C. Rao, Executive Committee Member, KRVP presided over the function.

5. Prof. M.A. Sethu Rao Auditorium, KRVP, Bengaluru

Dr. Vasundhara Bhupathi, Hon. Secretary, KRVP delivered a talk on the focal theme "Gender Equity for Peace and Prosperity". The programme was aimed at the general public.


28 February 2011

January 2011

State level Yuva Vijnani Award 2009-10:

The programme was held on 3-1-2011 at Haragobind Kharona Auditorium, Biotechnology department, Gulbarga, the programme was organized by KRVP in association with Gulbarga Jilla Samiti. Out of 6 selected students both written and interview was conducted out of which 3 students were chosen as young Scientists.

1st Prize : Kum. Devamsh G.N., Dharwad

2nd Prize : Kum. H.M. Jyotsna, Davangere

3rd Prize : Kum. Suma, Tumkur

Electronics workshop for selected high school teachers (Samprata programme)

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat, Bengaluru, Public Instruction department, Davanagere Science Centre in coordination with Bapuji Polytechnic College had conducted 2 days State level 2nd Electronics workshop for selected high school teachers. The programme was held on  29-30, January 2011 at Bapuji Polytechnic College, Davanagere. The programme was presided by Shri.K.N.Veeresh, Principal, Bapuji Polytechnic College, Davanagere. The programme was inaugurated by    Prof. Y.Vrushabendhrappa, Director, BIET Engg College, Davanagere.     Shri. N.G.Guruprasad, Public Instruction department, Govt of Karnataka  Shri. M. N. Mushturappa, Executive Committee member of KRVP also witnessed the function.

Teachers from each districts of the state participated in this two days workshop and 5 sets of basic electronic kits were given to their schools. Smt. Pushpalatha Nadiga, HOD, Dept of Electronics, Bapuji Polytechnic College,  Davanagere, Shri. K.S.Sadananada ,   Smt. K.Nagarathna and Shri. Syed Sami, Lecturer, Dept of Electronics, Gulbarga had participated as key resource persons for the Electronics workshop.

3rd January 2011

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