The Central Board of Secondary Education has been taking many initiatives to generate curiosity and develop scientific temperament amongst learners. Such initiatives not only encourage learners to create, innovate and invent but also enable them to become more responsible in the use of Science and Technology.Every year the Board invites students of affiliated schools from Class VI to XI to prepare research on science projects/ exhibits that are original, innovative and creative. For the academic session 2019-20 the CBSE Science Exhibition was held at Cambridge School, Noida at the Regional Level on 25th & 26thNovember, 2019.The theme of the exhibition was “Science and Technology for Sustainable Development with a Thrust on Water Conservation”. Students of classes VI-XI from 43 schools in and around Noida participated enthusiastically and displayed their innovative models.
The event commenced with the auspicious lighting of the lamp followed by Ganesh Vandana in Kathak style. The Principal of Cambridge School, Noida Mr. Soumen Chakraborty then welcomed the august gathering. In his inaugural speech, the Chief Guest, Mr. Anurag Tripathi, IRPS, Secretary, CBSE, motivated the students to set high goals and follow them passionately and declared the exhibition open. He also expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Manager of Cambridge School, Noida, Dr Kalyani Roy, Secretary, SAE, teachers and students of the guest and host schools. Dr.Narendra Arya, Director Interface, DRDO, was the Guest of Honour for the event. He advised the students how to manage their examinations in a stress free manner.
On the second day, 26th November, 2019, the Chief Guest was Mr. Manish Agarwal, Regional Officer, CBSE, Noida and the Guest of Honour was Dr. D. K. Bhattacharya, former scientist, DRDO. They gave away the prizes to the best exhibits and their scientists during the Valedictory function. Certificates for participation were given to all participants. 14 entries were selected by a panel of eminent persons for the National level to be held in January 2020. The event was attended by the students of Cambridge School, Noida, students from neighbouring schools, parents, teachers, members of the Management Committee and invited dignitaries.