The 19th national children science congress was held on April 29 at town hall, Zunheboto on the theme ‘Land Resources uses for prosperity and save for posterity’. The programme was organized by Nagaland Institute of Health, Environment and Social Welfare Kohima (NIHESW). Speaking on the occasion as the chief guest, district education officer, Zunheboto, Ghuzui Sumi said NIHESW had opened the gates for children and students who wanted to pursue their studies in science stream.
He said both arts and science stream requires vast knowledge to be qualified and encouraged the students to pay more attention in the course of studies in order to be successful.
He also said that next time more students including the lower classes would be involved in the programme to have continuity of interest. State coordinator, national children science congress, Santu Thapa briefing on national children science congress said Children Science Congress had its modest beginning as an experiment in Gwalior Madhya Pradesh in the early nineties. It became a national wide activity in 1993 with the holding of the 1st National Children Science Congress in Delhi.
Mock presentation was given by Kutuli Sumi from Corner Stone School Zunheboto who was also selected as ‘Child Scientist’ under Zunheboto district in 2010 and also participated in the State Level Competition held at Chennia. State Co-ordinator for National Children Science Congress, Santu Thapa, ‘Bio-Tech Officer DNA-TER, Rongsenla Longchar and Guide Teacher B.K. Tanaga conducted the workshop session.