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ಕರಾವಿಪ : 2013-14ನೇ ಸಾಲಿನ ವಾರ್ಷಿಕ ವರದಿ

 

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December 2013

Nationwide sensitization programme on mathematics for teachers 2013-14

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat in association with Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi and Mysore district committee had organized 2 days sensitization programme on mathematics for teachers on 5th & 6th December 2013 at 'Regional Institute of Education', Manasagangothri, Mysore. Prof. P. Venkataramaiah, Farmer Vice Chancellor, Kuvempu University, Shri T. Gangadhar, Secretary, AIPSN inaugurated the programme. Smt. Sreemathi Hariprasad and Shri Sreenivasan graced the function.

Prof. C.S. Yoganand, Prof. S. Bhargava, Dr. S. Balachandra rao, Dr. Padmaja Venugopal, Shri G.R. Vishwanath, Shri V.S.S. Shastri, Dr. M.V. Uma, Dr. Madhuranath Dixit & Dr. N. Rangaraj participated as resource persons.

 

Preparation & publication of KRVP calendar :

The preparation of KRVP Calendar depicting the characteristic,  habitat & salient features of the birds of Karnataka.

5th & 6th December 2013

November 2013 & December 2013

21st State level Children's Science Congress 2013 - Kudalasangama, Bagalkote (30.11.2013 to 02.12.2013)
21st State level Children's Science Congress was held at Kudalasangama, Bagalkote for 3 days. The programme was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Science & Technology, IT & BT, Govt. of Karnataka. Shri V.C. Gaddigowdar, M.P., Bagalkote, Dr. V.G. Moolimani, Vice Chancellor, Bijapur University were present during the function.

November 2013

State, District level workshops on ISON Comet

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat in association with Bharath Gyan Vigyan Samiti, Karnataka held organized a state level workshop on 23rd & 24th November 2013at Dept. of Tourism's Yatrinivas, Kamanabhavi Layout, Chitradurga.

The programme was inaugurated by Shri Murugarajendra Swamiji, Bruhanmata, Chitradurga. Shri Shekhar Gowler, Shri Ahmed, Shri Ravishankar, Shri H.S.T. Swamy participated as resource persons. Shri Challakere Yerriswamy & Dr. H.R. Swamy, Executive Committee member, KRVP participated as chief guests.

Likewise district level programmes were held in all the 34 districts of the State, in which 50 teachers were trained. Besides individual programmes were also held in their respective schools.

23rd & 24th November 2013

October 2013

National Year of Mathematics

On the eve of National Year of Mathematics, a 2 day State level workshop was held at "Outreach training centre", Gowribidanur Taluk, Chikkaballapur Dist. on 19th & 20th October 2103. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Dilip P. Patil, Professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Prof. M.R. Nagaraju was the Chief guest for the function. Shri Nagesh Aralakuppr, Executive Committee member of Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat, Prof. H. Hanumanthareddy, Vice President, Shri K. Nagaraj, Secretary & Shri G.N. Ramesh, Treasurer, KRVP Chikkaballapur District Committee were present during the function.

Dr. Dilip P. Patil, Professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Prof. M.R. Nagaraju, Retd. Professor, Govt. Science College, Bangalore, Dr. Y.B. Venkateshmurthy, Professor, Govt. P.U. College, Bidadi, Ramangar dist.,Prof. B.K. Vishwanatha Rao, Retd. Professor, Shri C.V.N. Murthy and Shri N.S. Math, Teacher, Govt. High School, Gulbarga participated as the resource persons.

As a continuation of the above programme cluster level activities were held , (each cluster consisting 3-4 districts) in which 25 maths teachers were trained.

1) Belgaum
2) Chitradurga
3) Gulbarga
4) Bagalkote
5) Uttara Kannada
6) Mandya
7) Hassan
8) Bengaluru North
9) Madhugiri
10) Raichur

The teachers who were trained in the cluster level workshops took classes for the students in their schools. 50 posters related to the subject of mathematics.
 

19 - 20 October 2013

September 2013

NEAC 2013-14
National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) 2013-14 was carried out under the focal theme "Biodiversity Conservation". As per the directions from the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt of India, a total of 546 filled proposals were received within the prescribed date viz 8th August 2013. After the scrutiny held by Regional Resource Agency (RRA) and the Centre of Excellency (COE), totally 198 organisations were selected sor sanction of funds. AS per the recommendations of the southern regional committee at its meeting which was held at C.P. Ramaswamy Environment Education Centre, Chennai from 24-27 September, 2013.

After the release of the funds from the Ministry, the programmes will be held at the various places of the state.

Development of Scientific Temper & Eradication of Blind beliefs:

District level programmes were held all the 34 districts of the State, in memory of the late Shri Narendra Dhabholkar, well known Rationalist of Maharshtra
 

24-27th September 2013

August 2013

Science Awareness Programme

A State level workshop on development of scientific temper and eradication of blind belief was held on 26th & 27th August, 2013 at Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra, B.R.Hills, Chamarajanagar District. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Hiriyanna, Head, Geosat programme, ISRO. Shri K.S. Lavakumar, Shri Shivasharana Mulegaon, Professor, Gulbarga University participated as the resource persons. Dr. S. Arunkumar, Programme Coordinator, Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra, B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar presided over the programme.

26th and 27th August 2013

July 2013

Simple Task, great concepts

As directed by NCSTC, Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi, the programme was conducted for the teachers and lecturers of life sciences.

The programmes were held at clusters of about 10 districts each at Belgaum, Karwar & Tumkur.

The main objective of the programme was to demonstrate experiments on life sciences. About 100 experiments on life sciences were demonstrated.

27th-31st July : Belgaum & Tumkur Cluster
1st -5th August 2013: Karwar Cluster
 

From June 2013 to March 2014

Science at your door step
Under this programme, various scientific activities were held at Divisional, District and Taluk levels & also the State level.

Divisional level : The programme was held in all the 4 divisions of the State viz; Gulbarga, Bengaluru, Mysore and Belgaum. The programme was aimed at educating the office bears of the KRVP district committees. Shri Nagesh Aralukuppe, Executive Committee member, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat was incharge of execution of the programme.

District level : The programmes & demonstrations were held at the district level aimed at development of scientific attitude, demystification of miracles, black magic, effects of malnutrition.

Taluk level : Programmes were held in each & every Taluk of a particular district pertaining to development of scientific attitude, demystification of miracles & black magic, effects of malnutrition etc.).

State level : A State level workshop was held on development of scientific attitude at Maharani Science College, Bengaluru on 22nd March 2014.

During the month of June, July, August 2013 and February 2014, popular science lectures and demonstrations were held for the high school students. The subjects were as prescribed by the DSERT and State text book committee.

June 2013

 

21st State level Children's Science Congress 2013
Pre-methodology training workshop was held for the district coordinators of Children Science Congress at Prof. M.A. Sethurao Auditorium, Vijnan Bhavan, KRVP, Bengaluru.

The focal theme for the current year is "Energy - Explore, Harness & Conserve". The programme was inaugurated by Dr. H.S. Niranjana Aradhya, President, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat. Well known subject experts / dignitaries namely, Dr. U.N. Ravikumar, Retd. Principal, NIE, Mysore, Dr. P. Nagaraj, Lecturer, Vijaya College, Bengaluru. Smt. Sreemathi HariprasadEx- Editor, Balavijnana Monthly magazine, Shri Krishnamurthy Raj Urs, Shri M.N. Mushturappa, Executive Committee members, KRVP guided the district coordinators to comeup with unique projects for the state level. 34 district coordinators from different parts of the State took part in the 2 days workshop.

8th and
9th
June, 2013

 

World Environment day & celebration of Birth Anniversary of Dr. H. Narasimhaiah
As a part of World Environment Day, Essay competition was organized for the school children at National High School, Subramanyanagara, the focal theme being "think, eat & save". The winners of the competition were awarded with cash prizes and certificates.
 

6th June, 2013

May 2013

28th Karnataka Popular Upcoming Science writers Workshop: 2012-13

The programme was held from 09-13, May 2013 at Dharwad Regional Science Centre, Karnataka University Campus. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. H.V. Walikar, Vice Chancellor, Karnataka University, Dharwad. Prof. M.I. Savadatti, Dr. H.S Niranjana Aradhya, Dr. Vasundhara Bhupathi & Shri Girish B. Kadlewad were present during the function. About 11 Master Resource persons took part in the workshop. Smt. Sreemathi Hariprasad was the workshop director.
About 52 participants including upcoming Kannada Journalists took part in the 5 days workshop. Valedictory function was held on 13th May, 2013, Dr. G.B. Nandana, V.C. Karnataka University was the chiefguest of the function. The programme was coordinated by Prof. S.V. Sankanur.

9th to 13th
May, 2013

March 2013

"Electronics" Workshop for High School Teachers :

Dept., of Science and Technology, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat in association with National College, Basavanagudi had organized 2 days programme  from on 23rd and 24th March, 2013. Dr. M.S. Suresh, Principal, BNMIT inaugurated the programme. Prof Ashwathanarayanappa, Principal, National PU College, Jayanagar was the Chief Guest of the programme. Prof S. Cheluvappa, Head of the Department, Electronics, Prof M.Mahadevappa, Department of Electronics, Smt Bharathi Rao, Department of Electronics, National College, Jayanagar took part as the Resource persons, 48 master resource persons from all over the state took part in the programme.

23rd and 24th March, 2013

Inter University Kannada science lecture competition for graduate students:

A state level Inter University Kannada Science lecture competition for graduate students was organized during 10-12, March 2013 with an active support from department of collegiate education. 21 students from both the streams namely ( Physical and Biological sciences) took part in the programme. On 10th and 11th March 2013 the students were taken to esteemed science research institutes namely:- Vishveshwaraiah Institute of Technological Museum, Vainu Bappu Observatory, Kavalur, Soft Matter Research Centre and Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.

10-12, March 2013

"Scientific Awareness" Programme:

A science awareness workshop was organized from 2-3, March 2013 at Aman Pre-University College, Davanagere. 50 Master Resource persons from all over the state had participated in the programme.

2-3, March 2013

February 2013

6th State level Popular Science writer’s Workshop

State level Popular Science writer’s Workshop was held on 16th and 17th February, 2013, the programme was held at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga. The programme was inaugurated by Renowned Science writer Sri T.R.Anantharamu.  Noted Resource persons Dr. Na. Someshwara, Dr N.S.Leela, Dr H.D.Chandrappa Gowda, Shimoga, Sri V.B.Badigera, Dharwad, Sri H.S. Bhairanahatti, Dharwad were felicitated during this programme.  

 

16th and 17th February, 2013

Celebrations of National Science Day 2013

KRVP organised National Science Day programme on
28-2-2013 at R.N.S Institute of Technology, About 350 students took part in the programme. Renowned Resource persons Sri Mohan Sundar Rajan, Dr Sreeraghavan, Brain Stars and Prof K.S.Nataraj, Academic Coordinator, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat took part in the programme.

 

28th February 2013

January 2013

State Level Inter University Science Exhibition Competition for Degree College 2011-12:

The State level Inter University Science Exhibition Competiton for Degree College Students was held at Karnataka College, Dharwad from 5-6, January 2013. Prof M. I. Savadatti, Retd., Vice Chancellor, Mangalore University inaugurated the programme. Prof S.A.Patil, Professor, Chemistry Dept, Karanataka University, Dharwad presided over the function. 37 Exhibits took part in the programme.

5 - 6
January 2013

 

 

  • 28th Karnataka Popular upcoming Science Writer’s workshop (09-13, May 2013) :

The programme was held from 09-13, May 2013 at Dharwd Regional Science Centre, Karnataka University Campus. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. H.V. Walikar, Vice Chancellor, Karnataka University, Dharwad. Prof. M.I. Savadatti, Dr. H.S Niranjana Aradhya, Dr. Vasundhara Bhupathi & Shri Girish B. Kadlewad were present during the function. About 11 Master Resource persons took part in the workshop. Smt. Sreemathi Hariprasad was the workshop director.

About 52 participants including upcoming Kannada Journalists took part in the 5 days workshop. Valedictory function was held on 13th May, 2013, Dr. G.B. Nandana, V.C. Krnataka University was the chiefguest of the function. The programme was coordinated by Prof. S.V. Sankanur.

  • World Environment day & celebration of Birth Anniversary of Dr. H. Narasimhaiah
    (6, June 2013) :

As a part of World Environment Day, Essay competition was organized for the scholl children at National High School, Subramanyanagara, the focal theme being think, eat & save”, the winners of the competition were awarded with cashrizes and certificates.

  • 21st State level Children's Science Congress 2013

(Pre-methodology training workshop was held for the district coordinators of CSC at Prof. M.A. Sethurao Auditorium, Vijnan Bhavan, KRVP, Bengaluru.

The focal theme for the current year is "Energy - Explore, Harness & Conserve". The programme was inaugurated by Dr. H.S. Niranjana Aradhya, President, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat. Well known subject experts / dignitaries namely, Dr. U.N. Ravikumar, Retd. Principal, NIE, Mysore, Dr. P. Nagaraj, Lecture, Vijaya College, Bengaluru. Smt. Sreemathi Hariprasad, Shri Krishnamurthy Raj Urs, Shri M.N. Mushturappa guided the district coordinators to comeup with unique projects for the state level. 34 district coordinators from different part of the Stat took part in the 2 days workshop.

  • Simple Task great concepts :

As directed by NCSTC, Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi, the programme was conducted for the teachers and lecturers of life sciences.

The programmes were held at Belgaum, Karwar & Tumkur cluster wherein each cluster was constituted of 11 districts.

The main objective of the programme was to demonstrate and handle hands on experiments on life sciences. About 100 experiments on life sciences were demonstrated.

  • Science at your door step (From July 2013) :

Under this programmes, various scientific activities were held at Divisional, District and Taluk level & State level.

Divisional level : The programmes were held in all the 4 divisions of the State namely; (Gulbarga, Bengaluru, Mysore and Belgaum).

The programme was aimed at educating the office bears of the KRVP district committees. The over all incharge of Shri Nagesh Aralukuppe, executive Committee member, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat.

District level : The programmes & demonstrations were held at the district level pertaining to (development of scientific attitude, demystification of miracles, black magic effects of malnutrition).

Taluk level : Programmes were held in each & every Taluk of a particular district pertaining to development of scientific attitude, demystification of miracles & black magic, effects of malnutrition etc.).

State level : A State level workshop was held on development of scientific attitude at Maharani Science College, Bengaluru on 22nd March 2014.

During the month of June, July, August 2013 and February 2014, popular science lecture and demonstrations programmes were held for the high school students. The subjects were confined to the prescribed by the DSERT and State text book committee.

  • State level workshop on development of scientific temper and eradication of blind believes

The programme was held on 26th & 27th August, 2013 at Viveknanda Girijana Kalyana Kendra Chamarajanagar District. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Hiriyanna, Head, Geosat programme, ISRO. Shri K.S. Lavakumar, Shri Shivakumar participated as the resource persons. Dr. S. Arunkumar, programme coordinator, Vivekananda Girijana Kalyana Kendra, B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar presided the prgramme.

  • NEAC 2013-14 :

National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) 13-14 was carried out under the focal theme "Biodiversity Conservation". As per the directions from the Minsitry, a sum of 546 filled proposals were received within the prescribed date of 8th August 2013, after the scrutiny which were held by RRA and the COE, totally 198 organisations were sanctioned funds after the Southern Regional meeting which was held at C.P. Ramaswamy Environment Education Centre, Chennai from 24-27 September, 2013.

After the release of the funds from the Ministry, the programmes will be held at state level.

  • Development of Scientific Temper & Eradication of Blind believes :

District level programmes were held all the 34 districts of the Sate.

  • National Year of Mathematics (19-20th October 2013) :

On the eve of National Year of Mathematics 2 day State level workshop was held at `Outreach training centre’, Gowriidanur Taluk, Chikkaballapur Dist. on 19th & 20th October 2103. The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Dilip P. Patil, Professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Prof. M.R. Nagaraju was the Chief guest for the function. Shri Nagesh Aralakuppr, Executive Committee member of Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat, Prof. H. Hanumanthareddy, Vice President, Shri K. Nagaraj, Secretary & Shri G.N. Ramesh, Treasurer, KRVP Chikkaballapur District Committee were present during the function.

Dr. Dilip P. Patil, Professor, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Prof. M.R. Nagaraju, Retd. Professor, Govt. Science College, Bangalore, Dr. Y.B. Venkateshmurthy, Professor, Govt. P.U. Colelge, Bidadi, Ramangar dist., Prof. B.K. Vishwanatha Rao, Retd. Professor, Shri C.V.N. Murthy and Shri N.S. Math, Teacher, Govt. High School, Gulbarga participated as the resource persons.

As a continuation of the programme cluster level programmes, (each cluster consisting 3-4 districts) in which 25 maths teachers were trained.

1) Belgaum
2) Chitradurga
3) Gulbarga
4) Bagalkote
5) Uttara Kannada
6) Mandya
7) Hassan
8) Bengaluru North
9) Madhugiri
10) Raichur

The teachers who were trained in the cluster level workshops took classes for the students in their schools. Lastly 50 posters were prepared in connection with mathematics.

  • State, District level workshops on ISON Comet

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat in association with Bharath Gyan Vigyan Samiti, Karnataka hold organized a state level workshop on 23rd & 24th November 2014 at “Dept. of Tourism’s Yatrinivas, Kamanabhavi Layout, Chitradurga.

The programme was inaugurated by Shri Murugarajendra Swamiji, Bruhanmata, Chitradurga. Shri Shekhar Gowler, Shri Ahmed, Shri Ravishankar, Shri H.S.T. Swamy participated as resource persons. Shri Challakere Yerriswamy & Dr. H.R. Swamy, Executive Committee member, KRVP participated as chief guests.

Likewise district level programmes were held in all the 34 districts of the State, in which 50 teachers were trained in the district level programme and also individual programmes were held in their respective schools.

  • 21st State level Children’s Science Congress 2013 - Kudalasangama, Bagalkote (30.11.2013 to 02.12.2013)

21st State level Children’s Science Congress was held at Kudalasangama, Bagalkote for 3 days. The programme was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Science & Technology, IT & BT, Govt. of Karnataka. Shri V.C. Gaddigowdar, M.P., Bagalkote, Dr. V.G. Moolimani, Vice Chancellor, Bijapur University were present during the function.

  • Nationwide sensitization programme on mathematics for teachers 2013-14
    (5th & 6th December 2013)

Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat in association with Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi and Mysore district committee had organized 2 days sensitization programme on mathematics for teachers on 5th & 6th December 2013 at "Regional Institute of Education", Manasagangothri, Mysore. Prof. P. Venkataramaiah, Farmer Vice Chancellor, Kuvempu University, Shri T. Gangadhar, Secretary, AIPSN inaugurated the programme. Smt. Sreemathi Hariprasad and Shri Sreenivasan graced the function.

Prof. C.S. Yoganand, Prof. S. Bhargava, Dr. S. Balachandra rao, Dr. Padmaja Venugopal, Shri G.R. Vishwanath, Shri V.S.S. Shastri, Dr. M.V. Uma, Dr. Madhuranath Dixit & Dr. N. Rangaraj participated as resource persons.

  • Preparation & publication of KRVP calendar :

The preparation of KRVP Calendar depicting the characteristics habitat & salient features of the birds of Karnataka.

  • International year of water cooperation :

2 days workshop for the North Karnataka division was held on 19th & 20th January 2014 at 'Akkamahadevi womens University', Bidar. Shri Ayyappa Masagi, Ecologist participated at the resource person.

One day workshop for the South Karnataka division was held on 19th & 20th January 2014 at 'Akkamahadevi Women's University, Bidar. Shri Ayyappa Masagi, Ecologist participated as the resource person.

One day workshop for the South Karnataka Division was held on 31st January 2014 at 'Presidency Colleges', Sira Taluk, Madhugiri District. Dr. H.S. Niranjana Aradhya & Shri Ramakrishnappa & Shri Yathiraju participated as resource persons.

  • Science Quiz Competition for High School students :

The programme was held at 2 divisions namely, district level and state level. The district level written quiz was held on 21st & 22nd February 2014 and the winners of the district level workshop took part in the State level workshop.

The State level workshop was held on 1st March 2014 at Regional Institute of Cooperative Management, Padmanabhanagar, Bengaluru.

The programme was inaugurated by Dr. B.R. Guruprasad, Scientist, ISRO, Dr. N. Someshwara, Science Communicator interacted with the students. Shri Challakere Yerriswamy, Shri B. Doddabasappa, Vice President, Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat and Dr. Vasundhara Bhupathi, Hon. Secretary, KRVP were present during the inauguration.

After the written exam for both urban and rural divisions, the winners took part in the oral quiz competition. Dr. N. Someshwara, Shri A.V. Hallikeri, Shri R.K. Mone & Shri Kabbinakanthimath participated as quiz masters.

The final awardees of the quiz competition wee felicitated with cash prizes - Rs.10,000/-, Rs.8,000/- & Rupees 6,000/- in both urban & rural division.

Lastly, Prof. Chanashyama delivered a lecture on chemistry of pearls. Shri Prabhakar Kulkarni, Retd. Engineer, ISRO and others were represent during the valedictory function.

  • National Science Day 2014 : 'Fostering scientific temper' (28th February 2014) :

This year’s National Science day was celebrated on 28th February 2014 in all the 34 districts of the State. Focal them being Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat is associated with BMS College for women had organized inter collegiate lecture competition on `Fostering Scientific Temper’ and the winners were felicitated on the day of National Science Day.

  • Inter University lecture competition in Kannada.

The programme was held in University and State level lecture competition, about 11 Universities took part in the University level lecture competition. The winners took part in the state level programme. The programme was held on 1st March 2013 at Manasagangothri campus, Mysore Unviersity. The programme was organized by Shri C. Krishnegowda, State coordinator, State level lecture competition.

The programme was inauguratedby Shri Rangappa, Vice Chancellor KSOU. Prof. S.V. Sankanur, President, KRVP Dr. Vasundhara Bhupathi, Secretary, KRVP & Shri Challakere Yerriswamy, Vice President, KRVP were present during the function.

The participants were taken to esteemed Science Research Institutes namely, CFTRI, DFRL, Depts. of Science & Science related Mysore University.

  • Demonstration programmes for the pre-university lecturer (Physics & Biology section) :

The programmes were held at divisions namely, Gulbarga, Belgaum, Mysore & Bengaluru.

 

 

 

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